A busy summer schedule for the County and England cricketers in 2018, sees six England players back in the UK and ready for the start of the Specsavers County Championship season over the following few weeks.
Ed Pollock scored a blistering fifty while Chris Woakes and Olly Stone picked three wickets apiece as Warwickshire completed an 11 run victory in the first semi-final of the Natwest T20 Blast at Edgbaston.
After a splendid bowling effort led by a three wicket haul from Craig Meschede bowled out Leicestershire for 123 runs, a blistering 70 run unbeaten knock from Colin Ingram helped Glamorgan complete the chase in 13.4 overs with nine wickets in hand to book a berth in the semi-final of the Natwest T20 Blast 2017.
As the final round of the Natwest T20 Blast 2017 kicked-off on Friday, the eight teams for the quarter-finals of this edition has been finalised with Leicestershire and Somerset just managing to make it to the top eight.
After a three wicket haul from Mason Crane restricted Glamorgan to 118 for six, James Vince led from the front with an unbeaten 60 run stand to help Hampshire complete the chase in 13.5 overs with eight wickets in hand in the South Group Natwest T20 Blast encounter in Southampton.
An unbeaten century from Varun Chopra went in vain as Glamorgan riding on a fluent 114-run knock from Colin Ingram chased down 220 against Essex off the final delivery with six wickets in hand in their South Group Natwest T20 Blast encounter in Chelmsford.
After a blistering half century from Lewis McManus helped Hampshire post 167 for five in the 20 overs, Shahid Afridi led the bowling with a four-wicket haul to reduce Glamorgan to 145 for nine in the chase during the Natwest T20 Blast South Group encounter in Cardiff.
Nicholas Selman's century was overshadowed by a five-wicket haul from Chris Rushworth as Durham restricted Glamorgan to 221 for seven at stumps on day one in their County Championship Division One clash in Chester-le-Street.
Nicholas Selman scored a blistering unbeaten century that came at a strike rate close to 90 as Glamorgan pulled off an incredible chase of 266 runs on the final day to win the County Championship Division Two clash against Durham in Swansea by just three wickets.
After rain allowed no play possible in the first session, fifties from Aneurin Donald and Chris Cooke helped Glamorgan rescue as they managed to post 225 for six in 59 overs on day two of County Championship Division Two match in Swansea.
Paul Collingwood led from the front with a fine century as Durham managed to post 342 in their first innings against Glamorgan despite Michael Hogan's five-wicket haul on day one of the County Championship Division Two clash in Swansea.
Joe Leach led from the front with a five-wicket haul as Worcestershire completed an innings victory against Derbyshire while Colin Ingram and Chris Hooke scored unbeaten centuries to help Glamorgan come from behind and secure a draw against Nottinghamshire on the final day of the County Championship Division Two clashes.