General News | 27th November 2006

Combined friendlies for Seconds on the cards

We’re looking to join forces in 2007 with Northamptonshire for a match with Lancashire, and with Glamorgan to play Gloucestershire.

Noon explained: “The number of players on the staff is likely to be smaller in 2007 so where possible we want to be able to offer to those not in the First XI the chance to play in a strong team.

“Pairing up with another county means you are not picking players just for the sake of it. I’ve deliberately talked to counties where I know their Second XI coach well, so we should be able to work together without any problems.

“I’ve always believed that the aim in Second XI Championship matches is not to win but to prepare players for the step up to first team action. Combining with Northants and Glamorgan will mean we’re playing a better standard of cricket and that means better preparation.

“It’s an experiment that others have used and one I’m looking forward to.”

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26th August 2014 at Trent Bridge

Royal London One-Day Cup

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