County Championship

Worcestershire claim comfortable eight-wicket victory over Northamptonshire

Daryl Mitchell scored an unbeaten 78 as Worcestershire chased down 148 runs in the final innings with eight wickets in hand after dismissing Northamptonshire for 343 runs in their second innings on the final day of their County Championship Division Two encounter.
29 May 2017

Cooke leads Glamorgan fightback on rain hit day

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.
28 May 2017

Godleman, Thakor, Wilson contribute as Derbyshire-Leicestershire encounter heads for a draw

Centuries from Billy Godleman and Shiv Thakor followed by a 97 from Gary Wilson help Derbyshire respond to Leicestershire's first innings total of 619 with a score of 532 for eight at stumps on day three of the County Championship Division Two clash in Derby.
28 May 2017

Essex fightback on another batting day, Somerset eye victory after Bess seven-wicket haul

Fifties from Nick Browne and Dan Lawrence helped Essex post 215 for three in response to Surrey's total of 369 runs while Dom Bess picked a seven-wicket haul to dismiss Hampshire for 293 runs in their second innings as Somerset need 220 more runs to win the game with all 10 wickets in hand.
28 May 2017

Pujara, Lumb tons take Nottinghamshire to 357 for five on day one

Cheteshwar Pujara and Michael Lumb scored centuries for Nottinghamshire as they posted 357 for five in 96 overs against Gloucestershire at stumps on day one of County Championship Division Two encounter at Trent Bridge.
27 May 2017

Collingwood century propels Durham to 342 despite Hogan's five-fer

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.
27 May 2017

Derbyshire start their innings well after conceding 619 to Leicestershire

Ned Eckersley scored 158 runs at a brisk pace building on the platform laid by centuries from Colin Ackermann and Mark Cosgrove as Leicestershire piled out 619 runs in their first innings in the County Championship Division Two clash against Derbyshire on day two.
27 May 2017

Masterful Sangakkara slams fifth consecutive century, Leach's six-wicket haul stuns Hampshire

Kumar Sangakkara continued his rich vein of form as he slammed his fifth consecutive century of the season to take Surrey's total to 334 for seven against Essex while Joe Leach picked a six-wicket haul for Somerset to dismiss Hampshire for 162 following which the home side replied back with a score of 157 for five at stumps on day one of County Championship Division One clashes.
27 May 2017

Cosgrove, Ackermann centuries help Leicestershire pile on 415 for three on day one

Colin Ackermann and Mark Cosgrove scored centuries for Leicestershire as they went on to score 415 for three at stumps on day one against Derbyshire in the County Championship Division Two clash at Derby.
26 May 2017

Sussex complete innings victory over Durham

Vernon Philander and Jofra Archer shared seven wickets between them as Sussex bowled out Durham for 204 runs in the final innings to complete a victory by an innings and 177 runs on the final day of the County Championship Division Two clash in Hove.
25 May 2017

Ed Joyce announces end to county career

Sussex have confirmed that Ireland batsman Ed Joyce has announced retirement from county cricket with immediate effect in order to concentrate on international cricket.
24 May 2017

Jordan, Philander hurt Durham after Sussex went on to post 668

After Michael Burgess and Jofra Archer went on to notch half centuries, Sussex went on to post a massive 668 runs in their first innings, following which Chris Jordan and Vernon Philander picked two wickets apiece to restrict Durham to 97 for four at stumps on day three of the County Championship Division Two clash in Hove.
24 May 2017

Worcestershire complete innings victory, Ingram, Cooke help Glamorgan pull out incredible draw

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.
23 May 2017

Sangakkara and Trescothick help Surrey and Somerset to draw

Kumar Sangakkara scored twin centuries as Surrey managed to overcome Middlesex while handy knocks of 106 and 46 from Marcus Trescothik helped Somerset manage a draw in the County Championship Division One clashes on the final day.
23 May 2017

Nottinghamshire, Worcestershire dominate day three, Archer's five-fer restrict Durham

Centuries from Daryl Mitchell and Brett D'Oliveira helped Worcestershire overhaul Derbyshire in a record stand while Nottinghamshire eye victory on the final day after enforcing following on Glamorgan in the County Championship Division Two clashes on day three.
22 May 2017

Essex pull incredible innings victory, Chanderpaul, Sangakkara, Trott score centuries on day three

A brilliant bowling performance for the second time in the game saw Essex rise to the top of the County Championship Division One table with an innings victory over Hampshire while centuries from Jonathan Trott, Shivnarine Chanderpaul and Kumar Sangakkara have kept hopes of Warwickshire, Surrey and Lancashire alive on day three.
22 May 2017

Nottinghamshire eye massive win in otherwise rain dampened Division Two clashes

As rain played spoilsport in Derby and Leicester but Nottinghamshire are in a dominating position after securing a massive 261-run first innings lead against Glamorgan on day two of County Championship Division Two.
21 May 2017

Essex flex bowling muscle, Yorkshire pile on 421 as Brooks eye maiden century

Essex had one of their best days in the County Championship Division One as a collective bowling performance saw them Hampshire reeling at 92 for seven while Dawid Malan's century led Middlesex's resurgence against Surrey at Lord's on day two.
21 May 2017

Libby, Wessels centuries power Nottinghamshire to 335 for six, rain washes out day one at Leicester

As rain washed out entire day between Leicestershire and Kent, Jake Libby and Riki Wessels scored centuries to help Nottinghamshire recover to 335 for six against Glamorgan in the County Championship Division Two clashes on day one.
20 May 2017

Cook, Westley give Essex control, Lancashire sweat on Anderson injury

Alastair Cook and Tom Westley dominated on a batting day to take Essex to 243 for two while Gary Ballance and Kumar Sangakkara chipped in with knocks of 74 and 113 respectively to help Yorkshire and Surrey recover against Lancashire and Middlesex in the County Championship Division One clashes.
20 May 2017