Warwickshire County Cricket Club have confirmed that its team in next season’s Natwest t20 Blast tournament will be known as the Birmingham Bears.
The name in previous years for the county’s one-day team has been the Warwickshire Bears.
The side with the new name will play seven t20 tournament matches at Edgbaston, five of which will be Friday evenings..
Their 2014 campaign will begin at home to Yorkshire Vikings on Friday May 23.
Edgbaston is also set to host the tournament finals day in August.
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