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Moeen Ali presents a high elbow and punchily drives

England news

Worcestershire open to Moeen as opener

Worcestershire have indicated their willingness to help should England decide they want to turn Moeen Ali into a Test opener in the UAE

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Shannon Gabriel roars after removing Alastair Cook

County news

Worcestershire gamble on Gabriel

Worcestershire have brought in West Indies pace bowler Shannon Gabriel for two Championship matches in a late toss of the dice intended to save their Division One status

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Peter Trego's 79 gave Somerset something to bowl at

Somerset v Worcestershire, LV= Championship, Division One, Taunton, 2nd day

Trego and Hildreth make hay as Somerset dominate

Somerset took a firm grip on their LV= County Championship match against Worcestershire on the second day at Taunton.

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James Hildreth boosted Somerset with 43

Somerset v Worcestershire, LV= Championship, Division One, Taunton, 1st day

Hildreth hundred lifts Somerset

James Hildreth helped himself to a fourth first-class century of the season as Somerset batted themselves into a strong position against Worcestershire on the first day of their LV= County Championship game at Taunton

Shiv Thakor bowls

Derbyshire v Worcestershire, Royal London Cup, Group A, Derby

Thakor piles on pain for Worcestershire

Derbyshire eased the disappointment of missing out on a Royal London Cup quarter-final place with an emphatic victory over Worcestershire with Shiv Thakor making an impact with bat and ball

Joe Clarke attempts to play the scoop

Worcestershire v Leicestershire, Royal London Cup, Group A, Worcester

Hepburn's fine debut brings consolation win for Worcestershire

The only issue at Worcester was which team would be left at the bottom of the table without a victory - and that dubious honour fell to Leicestershire after the home side's easy eight-wicket win

James Vince raced to a half-century off 37 balls

Worcestershire v Hampshire, NatWest T20 Blast quarter-final, New Road

Lack of floodlights costs Worcs after dazzling Vince ton

The NatWest T20 Blast quarter-final between Worcestershire and Hampshire ended in farcical circumstances as bad light at New Road - a ground with no floodlights - forced an early end to proceedings

Daryll Mitchell flicks to leg on his way to a century

Worcestershire v Hampshire, NatWest T20 Blast QF, New Rd

Worcestershire out to strike blow for non-Test counties

Victory for Worcestershire and other non-Test grounds in the quarter-finals will send a defiant message that change to the county game must come alongside a respect for the past

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Former England coach Peter Moores poses at Trent Bridge on the first day of his new role as Nottinghamshire's Coaching Consultant

Worcestershire v Notts, LV= County Championship Div 1, New Rd, 4th day

Moores still the talisman for in-form Notts

Nottinghamshire can do no wrong since Peter Moores joined the coaching staff: their defeat of Worcestershire made it 10 wins in all competitions in a seasaon that has fired up too late