Saeed Ajmal's superb seven wicket haul propelled Worcestershire back to the top of Division Two of the LV = County Championship as they defeated Essex by 72 runs at New Road. Ajmal finished with 7-19 from 13.5 overs - and match figures of 13-94 - as Essex were bowled out for 136 in 40.5 overs chasing a 209 target. READ MORE

Moeen retains place in England Twenty20 Squad to face Sri Lanka

Moeen Ali has retained his place in the England Twenty20 squad for the Natwest International T20 at the Kia Oval next Tuesday (May 20). The Worcestershire all-rounder featured in all four of England's matches in the ICC World Twenty20 tournament in Bangladesh this winter. READ MORE

Bowlers share wickets after Kohler-Cadmore hits another ton

It was the turn of the Worcestershire bowlers to enjoy some success on the second day of the three-day clash with Cambridge University at Fenners after Tom Kohler-Cadmore's second century in four days. Chris Russell, Graeme Cessford and skipper Joe Leach each picked up two victims as the students closed on 177-6 in reply to Worcestershire's 303-8 declared. READ MORE

Daryl "not thinking about" being called up by England after golden start

Worcestershire skipper Daryl Mitchell insists "being called up by England is not something I'm thinking about" after his superb start to the season. Mitchell was the leading run scorer in the country with 532 at an average of 133 ahead of nearest challenger Chris Rogers (Middlesex) after the opening four LV = County Championship games of the season. READ MORE

Rhodes excited by hitting ability of Munro who arrives for Natwest T20 Blast

Director of Cricket Steve Rhodes believes Colin Munro's six-hitting ability will be a massive asset to Worcestershire in the NatWest T20 Blast which gets underway in just over 48 hours. Munro joined up with his new team-mates on Monday at New Road and the New Zealand batsman is available for all 14 group matches in the T20 Blast. READ MORE


County to face New Zealand next summer in four-day clash

Worcestershire will take on the exciting talent of New Zealand in a four-day match at New Road next summer ahead of their Test, ODI and Twenty20 series against England. The county will do battle at their headquarters with the Black Caps in the second match of their tour from May 14 to 17. READ MORE

County field experienced side in three day Fenners friendly

Worcestershire are resting several players but still fielding a strong side for the three-day match with Cambridge University at Fenners beginning today (Monday). Skipper Daryl Mitchell, Alexei Kervezee, Gareth Andrew, Ben Cox, Saeed Ajmal, Jack Shantry and Charlie Morris plus on loan Alex Hales will not be in action of the side which draw at Glamorgan in the LV = County Championship. READ MORE

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