County Championship

Trott, Bell impress for Warwickshire, Broad leads Nottinghamshire fightback

A brilliant century from Jonathan Trott and half-centuries from Ian Bell and Tim Ambrose has put Warwickshire in control of their Specsavers County Championship Division One game against Surrey on day two.
4 July 2016

Finch hits ton on Surrey debut, Rudolph digs in for Glamorgan

Two Specsavers County Championship matches got underway today and two innings stood out - Aaron Finch's ton for Surrey and Jacques Rudolph's effort for Glamorgan - as the bowlers had a decent day.
2 July 2016

County Championship Week Eleven - Statistical Round up

At the end of the 10th week, Lancashire and Kent have consolidated their positions at the top of the Division One and Division Two points table respectively. With the 11th week upon us, let us take a look at the key statistics.
1 July 2016

Gloucestershire, Leicestershire draw rain-disrupted game

Having lost the best part of two days due to rain, it came as little surprise that the Specsavers County Championship Division Two match between Gloucestershire and Leicestershire at Grace Road was drawn.
30 June 2016

Essex gear up for brace of games against Kent

Essex are preparing to face Kent in both the NatWest T20 Blast and Specsavers County Championship with plenty at stake in both "Battle of the Bridge" contests.
30 June 2016

Kent go top as rain interrupts everywhere

Rain played spoilsport on what had the potential to be an intriguing day's play in the Specsavers County Championship with only Kent's game against Derbyshire seeing any action at all.
29 June 2016

Cook available for Essex-Kent County Championship clash

Essex will have England captain Alastair Cook available to them for the Specsavers County Championship Division Two match against Kent which begins this Sunday (3rd July).
29 June 2016

Gubbins, Madsen star before rain curtails proceedings

Rain brought about an early end to the action at all five County Championship matches being played today, but not before Nick Gubbins registered a maiden double-century and Wayne Madsen hit his fourth ton of the season.
28 June 2016

Somerset take control, Warwickshire fight back

Day two of the latest round of Specsavers County Championship matches was good for Derbyshire, Somerset, Lancashire, and Warwickshire while Leicestershire and Gloucestershire got their game underway.
27 June 2016

Overton twins, Kent pair provide early highlights

The Overton twins sharing eight wickets for Somerset against Hampshire and a record partnership for Kent against Derbyshire were among the highlights of the four Specsavers County Championship matches that got underway today.
26 June 2016

Northamptonshire build big lead over Sussex

After rain limited play on day two in Arundel, Northamptonshire used day three to build up a significant advantage over hosts Sussex in Division Two of the Specsavers County Championship.
24 June 2016

A day of draws in the County Championship

It was draws all round as three more County Championship matches concluded today while the Sussex-Northamptonshire match was hampered by rain.
23 June 2016

Big win for Surrey, dramatic one for Leicestershire

Surrey completed a comprehensive victory over Nottinghamshire as more dry weather around led to plenty of County Championship drama, including an exciting finish to the match between Essex and Leicestershire.
22 June 2016

Surrey, Yorkshire take control as sun comes out

After a day hampered by rain yesterday, it was good news all round in the County Championship as all six matches saw a complete day's play.
21 June 2016

Rain hampers County Championship programme

Rain played havoc with the day's County Championship programme as in only one match was play able to get underway on time and two others suffered complete washouts.
20 June 2016

Honours even as County Championship returns

Six teams returned to four-day cricket in the Specsavers County Championship and in all three matches, honours were relatively even after the first day's play.
19 June 2016

Charlie Shreck, Niall O'Brien and Ed Barnard handed penalties by ECB

The Cricket Discipline Commission of the England and Wales Cricket Board has penalised Charlie Shreck, Niall O’Brien and Ed Barnard for breaching the Discipline Code.
3 June 2016

GM stars impressing in both four-day and T20 cricket

The first few weeks of the season were good ones for Gunn & Moore's ambassadors with bat and ball, and the month of May saw that continue - both in the County Championship and the T20 Blast.
2 June 2016

County Championship Week Eight - Statistical Round up

At the end of week seven, Lancashire moved to the top of Division One while Essex have managed to hold on to their lead at the top of Division Two. With the next week's fixtures all set to get underway, let's have a look at the key statistics.
27 May 2016

County Championship Week Five - Statistical Round up

At the end of the fourth week of the County Championship, Nottinghamshire have claimed the pole position in Division One while Essex maintain their lead at the top of Division Two. With week five upon us, let us take a look into a few of the key statistics.
7 May 2016