County Championship

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

Reaction As Yorkshire Win The LV= County Championship

Yorkshire have ended a 13-year wait by winning the LV= County Championship for the first time since 2001, wrapping things up in style with a crushing innings-and-152-run win over Nottinghamshire.
12 September 2014

Hot Spot - Yorkshire's Title To Lose? - Cricket World TV

John Pennington and Matt Carter ask whether Yorkshire are on course for the LV= County Championship title and review the Royal London One Day Cup semi-finals in their latest Hot Spot discussion video.
7 September 2014

11 County Championship Round 18 Talking Points

Matt Carter looks back on the latest round of LV= County Championship action, which confirmed Northamptonshire's relegation and left Yorkshire as the title favourites.
5 September 2014

Hot Spot - Royal London One-Day Cup Quarter-Finals Review

Matt Carter and John Pennington review the four Royal London One-Day Cup quarter-finals that were played this week and preview the next round of LV= County Championship matches.
30 August 2014

Are Two Divisions Causing County Cricket A Problem?

The top flight woes of Northamptonshire and to a lesser extent the troubles of Derbyshire last year has ignited a debate surrounding the perceived gulf in quality between the two divisions of the County Championship.
29 August 2014

Nine County Championship Round 17 Talking Points

The return of the LV= County Championship this week saw the title battle become a three-horse race and the fight to avoid relegation produced a classic encounter.
20 August 2014


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