County Cricket

Sussex confirm Ben Brown and Ross Taylor as captains

Sussex have announced former England Under-19 batsman Ben Brown as the captain for the remainder of the County Championship season.
24 June 2017
 

County Championship week nine - Statistical Round up

As the eighth week of 2017 Specsavers County Championship came to a conclusion, both Essex and Nottinghamshire have successfully maintained their position at the top in Division One ad Division Two respectively. Here are a few key statistics ahead of the action-packed week nine ahead of us.
24 June 2017

Stuart Broad to undergo scan on heel

England will be sweating on the fitness news of Stuart Broad ahead of the Test series against South Africa after he felt soreness on his left hell during his county stint with Nottinghamshire.
22 June 2017

Essex confirm Mohammad Amir's signing ahead of pink ball fixtures

Essex have acquired the services of Pakistan speedster Mohammad Amir for the remainder of the County Championship matches and also for the Natwest T20 Blast fixtures as well.
22 June 2017

Essex post daunting 541 runs in first innings riding on Bopara, Foster knocks

Ravi Bopara slammed 192 while James Foster contributed with a 121-run knock as Essex went on to post 541 for nine in their first innings before the declaration came following which Warwickshire managed to post 60 for two before stumps on day two of the County Championship Division One clash in Chelmsford.
21 June 2017

Rushworth's five-fer reduces Glamorgan to 221/7

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.
20 June 2017

Middlesex dominate day one after Robson, Stirling centuries

Sam Robson and Paul Stirling scored centuries for the defending champions as Middlesex regained control over Yorkshire in their County Championship Division One encounter at Lord's on day one.
20 June 2017

Bailey, Abbott put Hampshire in a position of comfort against Lancashire

George Bailey scored a fine century while Kyle Abbott remained unbeaten on 76 as Hampshire made recovery from 125 for five to end day one with a score of 351 for eight in the County Championship Division One clash in Manchester.
20 June 2017

Browne, Bopara propel Essex to 263/5 on day one

Nick Browne and Ravi Bopara scored 84 runs apiece as Essex recovered to 263 for five in 96 overs on day one of the County Championship encounter against Warwickshire in Chelmsford.
20 June 2017

Surrey recall Conor McKerr from Derbyshire

Surrey have recalled fast bowler Conor McKerr from his loan stint with Derbyshire with immediate effect.
13 June 2017

Murtagh picks six wickets but Lancashire in firm control

Tim Murtagh picked a six-wicket haul on day three but Lancashire managed to post 309 runs in their first innings and also restricted Middlesex to 156 for six in the second innings to have a firm control of the County Championship Division One encounter in Southport.
12 June 2017

Spirited effort from Kent ensures a thrilling draw against Durham

Kent showed tremendous fight on the last day including the final pair that lasted 46 deliveries as they managed a hard fought draw against Durham on the final day of the County Championship Division Two clash in Canterbury.
12 June 2017

McCarthy picks six as Durham aim for victory on final day

Barry McCarthy picked a six-wicket haul as Durham dismissed Kent for 236 runs in their first innings following which Graham Clark and Paul Collingwood scored fifties to set a target of 484 for the home side in their County Championship Division Two face off in Canterbury on the third day.
11 June 2017

Sidebottom's triple strike keep Yorkshire upbeat after they were bowled out for 202

After Yorkshire were bowled out for 202 in their first innings, a triple strike from Ryan Sidebottom reduced Somerset to 41 for three at stumps on day one of the County Championship Division One clash in Taunton.
10 June 2017

Stoneman slams unbeaten 181 as Surrey pile 353 for five on day one

Mark Stoneman slammed an unbeaten 181 off just 221 deliveries as Surrey went on to amass 353 for five at stumps on day one of the County Championship Division One clash in Guildford on day one.
10 June 2017

14 wickets fall on day one of clash between Lancashire and Middlesex

Middlesex fought back to restrict Lancashire to 123 for four after they were dismissed for 180 runs in the first innings in their County Championship Division One encounter in Southport on day one.
10 June 2017

Northeast scores unbeaten 97 but Kent sinks to 211 for eight against Durham

Skipper Sam Northeast waged a lone fight with an unbeaten 97 as Durham restricted Kent to 211 for eight at stumps on day two of the County Championship Division Two game in Canterbury.
10 June 2017

Collingwood, Pringe power Durham to 318 for five on day one

Paul Collingwood and Ryan Pringle scored knocks of 93 and 71 respectively as Durham went on to post 318 for five at stumps on day one against Kent in the County Championship Division Two in Canterbury.
9 June 2017

Northamptonshire held their nerve in a tight chase to register two wicket win

Northamptonshire successfully overcame a five-wicket haul from Paul Coughlin on the final day as they chased down 205 runs with just two wickets in hand against Durham in the County Championship Division One encounter in Chester-le-Street.
6 June 2017

Hampshire rise to top of table with innings victory over Warwickshire

Kyle Abbott led the Hampshire bowling attack with a four-wicket haul as they dismissed Warwickshire for 167 runs in the final innings to register a victory by an innings and 94 runs in the County Championship Division One encounter on the final day in Southampton.
6 June 2017