was elected unopposed in October and he now knows why no-one else wanted the job.
Until last year Amiss
- who is largely credited with introducing safety helmets for batsmen - was chief executive of Warwickshire County Cricket Club.
With Shaun Pollock returning to the club for a second spell, Amiss
is hoping the South African skipper will ignite a championship bid on the same lines that Brian Lara did in the 1994 treble year.
, appointed chief executive just before the season, it was the most spectacular start to his new role at the club he supported as a boy and then powered as a batsman through a career which brought him 43,423 first-class runs.
The 100 100s club is a truly elite band in which Amiss
, who struck 102 centuries among his 43,423 first-class runs (the 12th-highest career tally in history), is the only Warwickshire representative.
is a big fan of the exciting brand of 50-over cricket played by Eoin Morgan and his team.
By Scott Burton BILL TURNER yesterday paid tribute to longtime travelling head lad and West Country racing figure Derek Amiss
, who has died at the age of 81.
It was particularly poignant for Dennis Amiss
, the Harborne-born England star who introduced the helmet which went on to change the game in 1977.
, one of the first batsmen to use a helmet, hopes lessons can be learnt from the injury to Phil Hughes.
We really don't know much about Leominster rockers Kingsley Amiss
, but really ...
I just didn't feel that me and him could take the team forward." Meanwhile, ECB vice-chairman Dennis Amiss
yesterday revealed that Pietersen had first threatened to resign as England captain in India before Christmas.
Pietersen was accused of allowing his unhappiness with the coach to become public and making his position as captain untenable, but Dennis Amiss
said that the ECB believed his protestations of innocence.
- who is the brains behind Elsa's Organic Duck Eggs - is believed to be Britain's youngest supermarket food supplier.
Prince Charles has written to the owners of the farm, Rona and Nevil Amiss
, expressing his sympathy following the theft, Rona Amiss
FORMER England batsman Dennis Amiss
has paid an emotional tribute to his close friend and former Test colleague Bob Woolmer, who has died suddenly at the age of 58.