CRICKET Benkenstein new Gloucestershire head coach

Gloucestershire CCCDale Benkenstein is the new Gloucestershire County Cricket Club head coach.

The 47-year-old South African, who has previously coached internationally with the Proteas, joins The Shire on a three-year-deal that will see him lead the Club’s coaching department until at least the end of the 2024 season.


CRICKET MATTERS Port Talbot hosts Wales NC semi-final

NCCA-Logo MasterThe venues for the semi-finals of this season’s National Counties Trophy on Sunday August 8 (1100) have been confirmed. 

Wales NC’s semi-final against holders Berkshire will be staged at Port Talbot Town’s New Mansel ground. 


CRICKET MATTERS National Counties showcase day

NCCA-Logo MasterCallum Taylor will find himself playing against Wales NC just 48 hours after he helped them reach the semi-finals of the National Counties Trophy for the first time in 25 years.  

Taylor took important wickets on his seasonal debut for Wales to help them defeat Herefordshire in Sunday’s quarter-final at Port Talbot but his team-mates will become opponents in today’s 50 overs contest against Glamorgan at Sophia Gardens in Cardiff.


NATIONAL COUNTIES TROPHY Quarter final line-up

NCCA-Logo MasterHolders Berkshire, Devon, Herefordshire, Suffolk and Cheshire all booked their places in the quarter-finals of the National Counties Trophy on a rain-affected final day of group matches. 

Devon’s six runs (DLS Method) win over Dorset in a cliff-hanger at Dorchester secured them a home quarter-final and decided a tight Group Two in which all five sides started the day with a mathematical chance of progressing. 


CRICKET Dent to push-on after new Gloucestershire deal

Chris Dent 1Gloucestershire CCC captain Chris Dent has signed a three-year extension that will see him stay with his home city side until the end of the 2023 season.

Dent, 29, skippered Gloucestershire to promotion last summer, his second term as county captain.


CRICKET Somerset title chase going to the wire

Ecb LogoSomerset's bid for their first ever county championship crown is set to go to the wire and a final mouth-watering match of the season at home to table-topping Essex at Taunton, starting on Monday September 23.

Somerset's five wicket win - and 21 points haul - against Warwickshire at Edgbaston yesterday narrowed the gap on leaders Essex to just two points with three fixtures remaining.


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