County season preview

April 2, 2013
Ageas Bowl

by Associateaffiliate

It’s that time of year again… the county cricket season is upon us. Whilst the players are currently taking part in warm up matches (excuse the pun) we have taken a look at how the each county’s playing staff are shaping for 2013, which promises to be another exciting season.

DERBYSHIRE
Overseas player: Shivnarine Chanderpaul
Ins: Richard Johnson, Billy Godleman, Jonathan Marsden
Outs: Garry Park, Matt Lineker, Hamza Siddique

DURHAM
Overseas player: TBA
Ins: none
Outs: Michael Di Venuto, Liam Plunkett, Ian Blackwell

ESSEX
Overseas player: Rob Quiney, Shaun Tait (Twenty20)
Ins: Sajid Mahmood
Outs: Billy Godleman, Michael Comber, Charl Willoughby, Adam Wheater

GLAMORGAN
Overseas player: Marcus North, Dirk Nannes
Ins: Michael Hogan, Murray Goodwin
Outs: Robert Croft, James Harris, Chris Ashling, Aneurin Norman, Mike O’Shea

GLOUCESTERSHIRE
Overseas player: Michael Klinger, Dan Christian
Ins: Gareth Roderick, Cameron Herring
Outs: David Wade, Jonathan Batty

HAMPSHIRE
Overseas player: George Bailey, Saeed Ajmal
Ins: Michael Roberts, Jack Sheppard, Adam Wheater
Outs: Kabir Ali, Simon Katich, Bilal Shafayat

KENT
Overseas player: Brendan Nash
Ins: Calum Haggett
Outs: Simon Cook

LANCASHIRE
Overseas player: Simon Katich
Ins: Kabir Ali, Alex Davies, Gavin Griffiths, Luis Reece, Arron Lilley, Simon Katich, Wayne White, Ashwell Prince
Outs: Naqaash Tahir, Sajid Mahmood, Gary Keedy

LEICESTERSHIRE
Overseas player: Ramnaresh Sarwan, Joe Burns
Ins: Tom Wells, Robbie Williams, Niall O’Brien, Anthony Ireland
Outs: Will Jefferson, Paul Dixey, Jacques du Toit, Nadeem Malik, Robbie Joseph, Will Jones, Wayne White

MIDDLESEX
Overseas player: Chris Rogers, Adam Voges
Ins: Nick Gubbins, James Harris
Outs: Andrew Strauss, Scott Newman, Anthony Ireland, Robbie Williams, Tom Scollay, Steven Crook

NORTHANTS
Overseas player: Trent Copeland, Cameron White
Ins: Matt Spriegel, Steven Crook, Ben Duckett, Muhammad Azharullah
Outs: Ben Howegego, Rob White, Dave Burton, Jack Brooks, Chaminda Vaas, Niall O’Brien

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE
Overseas player: Ed Cowan, David Hussey
Ins: Ajmal Shahzad
Outs: Karl Turner, Scott Elstone, Neil Edwards

SOMERSET
Overseas player: Alviro Petersen, Abdur Rehman
Ins: none
Outs: Kevin O’Brien, Steve Snell

SURREY
Overseas player: Graeme Smith, Ricky Ponting
Ins: Vikram Solanki, Gary Keedy
Outs: Mark Ramprakash, Matt Spriegel, Tom Lancefield, Chris Jordan, Rory Hamilton-Brown

SUSSEX
Overseas player: Steve Magoffin, Scott Styris
Ins: Rory Hamilton-Brown, Chris Jordan
Outs: Murray Goodwin, Andrew Hodd, Naved Arif, Will Adkin, Kirk Wernars

WARWICKSHIRE
Overseas player: Jeetan Patel
Ins: Oliver Hannon-Dalby, Freddie Coleman
Outs: Richard Johnson, Neil Carter, Andy Miller

WORCESTERSHIRE
Overseas player: Thilan Samaraweera, Jacob Oram
Ins: Graeme Cessford, Michael Johnson
Outs: James Cameron, Vikram Solanki, Jack Manuel, Ben Scott

YORKSHIRE
Overseas player: TBA
Ins: Andrew Hodd, Jack Brooks, Liam Plunkett
Outs: Gerard Brophy, Ajmal Shahzad, Oliver Hannon-Dalby, Anthony McGrath

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3 Comments to “County season preview”

  1. Lord’s view
    April 3rd, 2013 @ 9:26 am

    The archery was fun but now I’m looking forward to a bit of cricket at headquarters.

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  2. Simo
    April 3rd, 2013 @ 10:04 am

    They may have cost a lot but Surrey’s signings seem to be the cleverest.

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  3. Andrew Pradesh
    April 4th, 2013 @ 8:03 am

    Enjoy the cold in England. We’re having fun at the IPL!

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