Khan hat-trick helps Glos Women clinch promotion

Dorset Women v Gloucestershire Women (at Dean Park, Bournemouth) August 31

ECB Women’s County Championship Division 4 – South and West 2015

Gloucestershire Women 249-8 (50 overs)

Dorset Women 62 all out (28.4 overs)

Gloucestershire won by 187 runs

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Sidra Khan’s hat-trick was the highlight as Gloucestershire Women secured the Division 4 South and West championship and promotion back to Division 3 with a comprehensive win over Dorset at Dean Park

Khan (Bristol Phoenix) took 5-3 to rip... Read more

Frocester celebrate retaining the WEPL title. Image courtesy Tony Bray

Frocester retain their WEPL Championship with a week to spare

FROCESTER have retained the WEPL Premier One title with a week to spare, overcoming Taunton Deane by 18 runs at home whilst closest rivals Bath's run chase at Ilminster was abandoned because of rain.

Those two results left Frocester with an unassailable lead ahead of their final match ... away on Saturday to Bath.

Star of the win against Taunton Deane was Paul Muchall who scored his first century for the club.

Rob Woodman won the toss and inserted Frocester, with Khan and Quereshi making a flying start, 21 runs coming from the first three overs.

There were many fine shots... Read more

Sri Lanka tour squads announced

The Gloucestershire Cricket Board (GCB) has named two strong squads squad to take part in its first ever overseas tour for county age group players.

The boys and girls squads will take part in a two week tour to Sri Lanka in February 2016 as part of a new partnership between the GCB and Lion Sport Travel.

During the trip the two teams will play five matches each, take part in sightseeing excursions and spend time coaching underprivileged children.

The opposition and venues are still to be confirmed but are set to include at least one international or First Class ground.

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Captain Wraith leads the way for U13 Girls at Malvern

Gloucestershire Under 13 Girls at the Malvern Festival (at Malvern College), August 14-17

Record: Played 5, Won2, Lost 2 Drawn 1

Gloucestershire Under 13  enjoyed mixed success at the Malvern College with two wins, two defeats and a draw.

The highlight of the week was a commanding eight wicket win over Oxfordshire on the final day.

Skipper Natasha Wraith (Frenchay) led from the front with a magnificent 98 from just 49 balls to help her team chase down their target of 145 with two and a half overs to spare. Desperate to finish the season with a 100 she set about... Read more

U15s fall short in Essex quarter final clash

Gloucestershire Under 15 Boys  v Essex Under 15 Boys (at Frocester CC) August 16

ECB Royal London Under 15 A Cup Quarter Final

Essex U15 235-9 (50 overs)

Gloucestershire U15 205-8 (50 overs)

Essex won by 30 runs

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Gloucestershire failed to reach the last four of the ECB Royal London Cup after suffering a 30 run defeat to Essex in the quarter finals.

The visitors recovered from 88-6 to post 235-9 in their 50 overs, a total that proved beyond a Glos batting line-up who failed to convert... Read more

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