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Glamorgan lose YB40 final at Lord's

Glamorgan have lost the Yorkshire Bank 40 Final at Lord's.

Nottinghamshire won the match by 87 runs.

The Midlands team set a tricky target of 245 for 8 in their innings. Glamorgan started strongly reaching 108/2, then a quick succession of wickets saw Samit Patel bowling out Chris Cooke, Jim Allenby and Murray Goodwin.

Glamorgan ended all out for 157, with 7 overs left.

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Glamorgan take on Nottinghamshire at Lord's

Glamorgan face Nottinghamshire in the YB40 final at Lord's. It is Glamorgan's first Lord's Cup Final appearance in 13 years.

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Outlaws team: Hales, Lumb, Taylor, Patel, Hussey, Read (c) (wkt), Mullaney, Broad, Swann, Shahzad, Gurney

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Glam - Rees, Wallace, Cooke, Allenby, Goodwin, Wright, Wagg, Salter, Cosker, Hogan and S Jones.

Cardiff host England v Australia

The SWALEC Stadium in Cardiff will welcome it's 100,000th fan through the gates today as England and Australia meet in the fourth One Day International. Over 14,000 tickets have been sold for today's fixture.

Since the stadium was re-developed in 2008, before the Ashes the following year, international cricket at the venue has seen a dramatic increase in supporter numbers which is extremely heartening, especially given the fact that we are celebrating our 125th anniversary this year.


– Simon White, Glamorgan Commercial Director

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Alan Hamer resigns from Glamorgan Cricket Club

Glamorgan Cricket's chief executive Alan Hamer has announced his resignation from the club after seven years.

Hugh Morris, of England Cricket, will return to Glamorgan as chief executive and director of cricket.

Alan Hamer said: “This has been a difficult decision following seven happy years at the club.

"I am, however, convinced that this is the right time for me to build on my successes at the club and to take on a new challenge."

Glamorgan Cricket Chairman Barry O’Brien said: "I am very grateful to Alan and respect his decision to seek a new challenge.

"I am also pleased that Alan has accepted the Committee’s invitation to become an honorary life member in recognition of his contribution to the club."

Coach Matthew Mott to leave Glamorgan Cricket

Matthew Mott has made the decision to return to Australia Credit: Tim Ireland/PA Wire

Glamorgan Cricket coach Matthew Mott will leave the club when his contract expires, it has been announced today.

The club said Mott informed Chief Executive Alan Hamer of his decision to return to Australia earlier this month.

He will remain in charge of the 1st X1 until the end of this season.

Alan Hamer said: "I would personally like to thank Matthew for his contribution to the club over the past three years. I've enjoyed working with him and I wish him and his family the very best for the future.

"As soon as the current season has ended, we will commence the process of identifying a new 1st X1 coach.

"Our immediate focus is on winning our final two YB40 group matches and to finish as high as possible in the LV County Championship."

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