Warwickshire seamer Chris Woakes says finding extra pace was key to getting his central contract with England.
Warwickshire move up to second in the County Championship table with victory over Northants by an innings and 16 runs.
Teenager Sam Hain becomes the youngest man to hit a Championship double hundred for Warwickshire as they eye victory.
Experienced Warwickshire players Jeetan Patel and Ian Westwood sign new contracts with the Edgbaston club.
Sam Hain and Jonathan Trott both make tons as Warwickshire bat all day to reach 413-3 against Northants, a lead of 140.
Ollie Hannon-Dalby and Keith Barker both take four wickets as Warwickshire claim maximum bowling points against Northants.
Warwickshire's key to success is getting their big players performing on the biggest stages, says skipper Varun Chopra.
Boyd Rankin, Jonathan Trott, Varun Chopra and Tim Ambrose star as Warwickshire beat Kent to reach the One-Day Cup final.
Sam Hain hits his third County Championship hundred of the summer at Lord's as Warwickshire draw with Middlesex.
Chris Rogers passes 1,000 first-class runs for the season as he and Middlesex frustrate title hopefuls Warwickshire.
Persistent rain and bad light sees only seven overs bowled between Warwickshire and Middlesex on day two at Lord's.
An unbroken century stand between Rikki Clarke and Keith Barker puts Warwickshire in a strong position on the opening day against Middlesex.
Warwickshire will play Kent at Edgbaston, while Durham will host Nottinghamshire in the One-Day Cup semi-finals.
Warwickshire secure a 67-run win over Essex at Chelmsford to book a place in the One-Day Cup semi-finals.
Warwickshire head for Essex in the One-Day Cup looking for a repeat of their T20 quarter-final win at Chelmsford.
Twenty20 success finally comes to Edgbaston as the Birmingham Bears celebrate their name change by winning the Blast.
Birmingham Bears beat Lancashire by four runs at Edgbaston to win an exciting T20 Blast final on Saturday night.
Will Porterfield's unbeaten 81 helps Birmingham Bears to a 16-run semi-final win over Surrey in the T20 Blast at Edgbaston.
Birmingham Bears director of cricket Dougie Brown admits that his side "burgled" their way into Saturday's T20 Blast Finals Day.
Birmingham Bears, Hampshire, Lancashire and Surrey will chase the season's first trophy at Edgbaston on Saturday.
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