Gloucestershire


GLOUCESTERSHIRE CCC have been preparing for the new season by indulging in a spot of hot yoga. Working with local yoga business, YogaFurie, the team has been practicing hot yoga in 35+ degree heat, working on flexibility, balance, strength and control with the instruction and help of trainer Ed Wood. “YogaFurie has been a great …

Gloucestershire’s one-day captain Michael Klinger will play a reduced role in this year’s Big Bash League after his wife Cindy was diagnosed with breast cancer. Klinger revealed the shock news about his wife in an emotional open letter on the website of his BBL franchise Perth Scorchers. The 37-year-old, who played in last season’s NatWest …

Winter training has taken on a whole new meaning for Gloucestershire’s staffers as they have tried new ways of keeping fit. Strength and conditioning coach Bob Smith has had the squad belting punch bags in the boxing gym, pulling their weight in rowing boats, sweating it out in high-intensity yoga classes and charging round the …

Gloucestershire Women’s keeper-batsman Natasha Wraith has been named in the Western Storm South West Regional Development Programme Squad. The 16-year-old, who plays for Frenchay, is one of 15 players chosen for the programme – which aims to help players progress to the England Academy and play in the Kia Super League in the future. The …

Western Storm have announced their South West Regional Development Programme Squad for 2018, designed to identify and support players who have the potential to progress to the England Academy and play in the Kia Super League in years to come. The 15 players identified from across the region will take part in the programme that …

Gloucestershire batsman Cameron Bancroft is almost certain to play in the opening Ashes Test against England after hitting form at the right time. The 24-year-old spent the 2017 county season at Gloucestershire, but hardly set Division Two alight, his average of 40 inflated by an unbeaten double ton against Kent in September. Cricket Australia has …

Some of the county’s most promising young players will test their skills in Sri Lanka as part of a tour with the Gloucestershire Cricket Board. The Board is taking a boys’ under-18 and a girls’ under-17 squad out for a 12-day trip from February 6-18. Both squads will play in five matches spread across Colombo, …

Gloucestershire all-rounder Danielle Gibson has been named in the England Women’s Academy (EWA) squad for the second successive year. The 16-year-old from Dumbleton CC is one of eight players who will receive coaching and support to in order to help them become international cricketers in the future. The Academy Squad and 14-strong England Women’s Senior …