|Photos||Video & Audio||Blogs||Statistics||Archive||Shop||Mobile|
July 31, 2006
Hick, 40, who has been with the county for 23 seasons, had been pondering his future after a poor start to the season, but he hit good form in June and has not looked back since. Recently he became only the second player since the war to score 100 first-class hundreds for his county (the other being Geoff Boycott).
"Graeme is a legend of Worcestershire cricket and is having another good season," Mark Newton, the Worcestershire chief executive, explained. "I can confirm we recently discussed the situation with him and would love to see him continue to re-write the record books here at Worcestershire. The offer has been made and Graeme has asked for time to consider the situation."
© ESPN Sports Media Ltd.
The thrills are rather low-octane, the skills are a bit lightweight, and the tournament overly India-centric
Twenty years on, Shivnarine Chanderpaul continues to be understated, underestimated. And that doesn't bother him. What's not to like?
Also, high scores and low averages, most ducks in international cricket, and the 12-year-old Test player
Of the 85 Tests that Bangladesh have played so far, they've lost 70 and won just four. Those stats are easily the worst among all teams when they'd played as many Tests
Former New Zealand seamer Gavin Larsen talks about wobbly seam-up bowling, the 1992 World Cup, and his role in the next tournament
Kids mimic the cricket heroes of the day, so the problem of throwing must be tackled before players reach the first-class level
But you can't expect a turnaround unless pitches, umpiring and practice facilities are simultaneously improved