BBC.com – Warwickshire first-team coach Jim Troughton says the Bears’ positive end to the 2017 season shows how far their healing process has already progressed.

Summary

  • Warwickshire first-team coach Jim Troughton says the Bears’ positive end to the 2017 season shows how far their healing process has already progressed.
  • Having started the season as Thornton’s new ball partner with Birmingham League champions Berkswell, the 28-year-old Victorian ended the season as Warwickshire’s main strike bowler – with 23 wickets in six matches.
  • The end of Warwickshire’s 10-year spell in Division One looked likely to end after three innings defeats early in the season.
  • It quickly became apparent that the county had asked for one year too many from the established players who have brought them success in past seasons.
  • By the end of the season, there were encouraging signs from the young players coming through, notably batsman Matt Lamb and spinner Sunny Singh.”


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