Lisa on Sri Lanka – coach Pagett reflects on the recent tour

The tour to Sri Lanka was a fantastic opportunity for the girls to experience a different climate, culture and playing conditions. The heat was a clear challenge and the squad quickly picked up on the importance of good hydration habits and how they need to look after each other as a team. There were some ... More

Jupp and Dryell deliver as Glos finish Sri Lanka tour in style

Gloucestershire Under 18s v Vidyartha College, at the University Ground, Peradeniya Vidyartha 214 all out (40.2 overs) Gloucestershire 217-6 (37 overs) Gloucestershire won by four wickets Joe  Dryell (Downend) made a fine unbeaten 62 to ensure Gloucestershire Under 18s finished their Sri Lanka tour unbeaten ... More

Downpour in Dambulla ends winning run

Gloucestershire U18s v St Anne’s College at the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium St Anne’s 148 all out (43.2 overs) Gloucestershire 78-1 (8.3 overs) Match Drawn Gloucestershire were denied a fourth win in a row as heavy rain stopped play prematurely at the impressive Rangiri Dambulla International ... More

Ayres onslaught helps Glos maintain 100% tour record

Gloucestershire U18s maintained their 100% record in Sri Lanka with a 92 run victory over Nandala College in a one-sided contest at the P Sara Oval – one of Colombo’s Test grounds. After losing the toss the visitors posted 344-9 from their 50 overs before restricting the home side to 252-9 in response. Batting ... More

Sri Lanka Tour Day 4 blog – Benny’s Banter: The Sequel

Blog by Ben Parker (pictured) The people have spoken and I have delivered in bringing to you another blog for day 4. Last night, the boys enjoyed themselves after a well-earned win. The pairing of Milo and O Price were also victorious at chess as Kiran defied the odds by being even worse than he had been the day ... More

Webb and Price lead Glos boys to second tour victory

Gloucestershire Under 18s v St Thomas’ College, Colombo St Thomas’ 175 all out (42.4 overs) Gloucestershire 178-1 (36 overs) Gloucestershire won by 9 wickets An unbroken stand of 127 between Ollie Price and Ed Webb saw Gloucestershire make it two wins from two in Sri Lanka with a nine wicket win over St ... More

Winning start for Glos in Sri Lanka

Gloucestershire Under 18s v Ananda Sastralaya at the Sappers Cricket Club, Colombo Gloucestershire Under 18s 255 all out (47.1 overs) Ananda Sastralaya 169-9 (50 overs) Gloucestershire won by 87 runs Gloucestershire Under 18s made a winning start to their Sri Lanka tour with an 87 run victory over school-side ... More

Sri Lanka Day 3 Tour Blog – Benny’s banter

Sri Lanka tour blog by Ben Parker The boys knew it was going to be a good day when extraordinary actions from Brewer, Ayres and Dryell saw them work out how to set an alarm and make breakfast on time. Once breakfast was eaten and kitbags packed, the lads travelled to the game via the normal chaos on the roads with ... More

Sri Lanka day 1 & 2 tour blog: Chakkers chat

Sri Lanka tour blog by Kiran Chakraborty The flight, while a little choppy at times gave the boys a chance to relax, catch up on the latest films and suppress the amalgamation of nerves and excitement before we touched down. Many took advantage of the overnight flight to catch a few Zs before the inevitable scrabble ... More

bottlegreen sponsor Sri Lanka tour

The Stroud-based firm’s logo will appear on all tour clothing as well as the Under 17 Boys, Under 17 Girls and Under 15 Girls playing shirts. The two Sri Lanka tour squads – an Under 18 county boys and Under 17 Girls team – fly out on February 6 for a 12 day trip with Lions Sports Travel that will include ... More