County Championship

Darren Gough tips Yorkshire for County Championship hat-trick

Former England pace spearhead Darren Gough is backing Yorkshire to win a third consecutive County Championship Division One title later this summer, but expects them to be be pushed hard by their rivals.
5 May 2016
 

Adam Voges taken to hospital after blow to the head

Australian middle order batsman Adam Voges had to be taken to the hospital after he was struck on the head while fielding for Middlesex during the County Championship match against Hampshire.
2 May 2016

County Championship Week Four - Statistical Round-Up

At the end of the third week of the County Championship, Warwickshire and Essex top Division One and Division Two respectively. Week four is upon us shortly and here are some key statistics.
29 April 2016

County Championship Week Two - Statistical Round up

At the end of the first week of the County Championship, Nottinghamshire and Essex topped Division One and Division Two respectively after being the only two teams to claim a win in the first round. With the second week all set to get underway, do check out the key statistics.
15 April 2016

Franklin, Finn preview Middlesex season

Jamie Salt headed to the home of cricket to catch up with Middlesex trio James Franklin, Steven Finn and Tom Helm to preview the 2016 county season and reflect on the ICC World T20.
8 April 2016

Yorkshire to open hat-trick bid against Hampshire

Yorkshire will begin their bid for a hat-trick of County Championhip titles at home to Hampshire on 17th April after the England and Wales Cricket Board revealed the full domestic calendar for 2016 earlier today.
2 December 2015

Rewind To...Jack Brooks predicts Yorkshire victory - Cricket World TV

As Yorkshire celebrate retaining their County Championship crown, take a look back at fast bowler Jack Brooks' pre-season predictions for the White Rose.
11 September 2015

Stat Attack - LV County Championship week 19 preview - Cricket World TV

There are just a handful of LV= County Championship matches remaining this season and if they avoid defeat against Middlesex, Yorkshire will be confirmed as champions this week.
8 September 2015

Stat Attack - LV County Championship week 17 preview - Cricket World TV

In our latest Stat Attack video, we take a detailed look ahead to the latest round of LV County Championship matches with just over a month of the season remaining.
20 August 2015

Keen to focus on all forms of cricket, not just T20 - Alex Wakely - Cricket World TV

Northamptonshire are one of three teams trying to join Birmingham and Worcestershire in the NatWest T20 Blast quarter-finals but captain Alex Wakely says their focus is not just concentrated on the shortest format of the game.
24 July 2015

Is the County Championship Division Two producing enough England cricketers?

Rob Johnston asks whether the two-division County Championship is producing enough Test quality cricketers and what the growing gap between the first and second divisions means for England.
25 June 2015

Overseas Players In County Cricket - Then & Now

Overseas players turning out in county cricket is nothing new, but as Rob Johnston writes, the difference between then and now is striking.
25 May 2015

How Did Your County Do This Season? Part Two - Middlesex-Yorkshire

Matt Carter gives his analysis of how Middlesex, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Somerset, Surrey, Sussex, Warwickshire, Worcestershire and Yorkshire performed this season.
3 October 2014

How Did Your County Do This Season? Part One - Derbyshire-Leicestershire

Matt Carter gives his analysis of how Derbyshire, Durham, Essex, Glamorgan, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Kent, Lancashire and Leicestershire fared this season.
2 October 2014

Hot Spot - County Cricket Season Review

In their final county cricket Hot Spot discussion of the season, Matt Carter and John Pennington review the closing stages of the season and pick out some of their highlights of the year.
2 October 2014

9 County Championship Round 21 Talking Points

Middlesex survived, Lancashire didn't and Hampshire sealed promotion. Matt Carter rounds up the final round of County Championship action of the year.
30 September 2014

9 County Championship Round 20 Talking Points

Matt Carter reviews the penultimate round of LV= County Championship which saw some outstanding individual performances meaning there is still plenty to play for next week.
18 September 2014

8 Key Factors In Yorkshire's Championship Win

Matt Carter analyses the main reasons behind Yorkshire's impressive LV= County Championship title win, from Adam Lyth's runs to Jack Brooks' wickets.
15 September 2014

10 County Championship Round 19 Talking Points

Yorkshire won the title with a crushing win, Worcesteshire are promoted from Division Two, but there was plenty more going in this week's LV= County Championship, as Matt Carter explains.
13 September 2014

Hot Spot - Yorkshire Claim The Title In Style

In their penultimate county cricket Hot Spot discussion of the season, John Pennington and Matt Carter pay tribute to Yorkshire's LV= County Championship success.
13 September 2014