2011 title miss spurred us on – Troughton
Jim Troughton has admitted that the pain of missing out on the Championship title in 2011 played a large part in pushing his side to go the extra step in 2012.
Warwickshire went into the final day of last season requiring only seven wickets against already relegated Hampshire to win the title. However, on a slow, flat West End pitch that had been moved into the middle of the square on the request of Sky so the game could be televised, Hampshire’s batsmen denied them, leaving Warwickshire bitterly disappointed.
“That was tough to take,” Troughton said following his side’s crushing innings…
See the original post here: 2011 title miss spurred us on – Troughton