County Cricket

Ian Botham keen to help Durham following relegation

Former England captain Ian Botham said that he is very eager to help out Durham after the club was relegated to Division Two of the County Championship following points deduction.
4 October 2016

Durham relegated to Division Two after ECB hands points deduction

Durham will play in Division Two of the County Championship next year after a points deduction handed by the England and Wales Cricket Board has resulted in their relegation.
4 October 2016

Alex Hepburn pens one-year deal with Worcestershire

Worcestershire all-rounder Alex Hepburn has penned a new one-year contract with Worcestershire, which will keep him at the club until the end of the 2017 season.
27 September 2016

Lewis Hatchett retires from professional cricket

Sussex fast bowler Lewis Hatchett has announced his retirement from professional cricket with immediate effect due to injury.
25 September 2016

Essex looking on track after gaining Division One promotion

As Essex's players and staff picked up the Second Division trophy at Canterbury yesterday, attention was diverted to the drama unfolding at Lord's where Middlesex brilliantly won their first Championship for 23 years. Rob Johnston shares his view on the club's recent progress.
24 September 2016

Middlesex end 23-year wait for championship title

Toby Roland-Jones sealed the County Championship title for Middlesex with a hat-trick as Yorkshire collapsed in their second innings and succumbed to a 61-run defeat.
23 September 2016

Somerset, Leicestershire secure wins while Bresnan hundred keeps Yorkshire alive in title race

Somerset reached the top of the Division One points table after securing a massive 325-run win over Nottinghamshire to keep their title hopes alive. Here is the latest from the County Championship.
23 September 2016

Somerset, Worcestershire surge ahead on day two while Yorkshire fight back at Lord's

The clash for the Division One title is thrillingly poised as Somerset surged ahead on the second day while Yorkshire fought back against Middlesex after a top-order collapse at Lord's. Catch the latest from the County Championship.
22 September 2016

20 wickets tumble in Leicester while Hampshire and Lancashire make steady gains

A total of 20 wickets fell on day one in the Division Two encounter between Leicestershire and Glamorgan while Hampshire and Lancashire took early strides in the final round of fixtures in the Specsavers County Championship.
21 September 2016

Bowlers deliver Royal One-Day Cup triumph for Warwickshire

A collective bowling performance from Warwickshire restricted Surrey to 136 following which Jonathan Trott led the chase with a fluent unbeaten 82 to secure an eight-wicket victory in the Royal London One-Day Cup final at Lord's.
17 September 2016

Sussex, Worcestershire game evenly poised, Somerset in firm control

Steve Magoffin picked a 10-wicket haul for Sussex while Miguel Cummins had a memorable outing with seven wickets as the game is heading for an exciting day three finish.
13 September 2016

Scott Borthwick signs three-year deal with Surrey

England all-rounder Scott Borthwick has announced his exit from Durham at the end of the ongoing season after signing a new three-year contract with Surrey.
13 September 2016

Keaton Jennings slams doube century as Somerset, Durham take honours on day one

Keaton Jennings scored an unbeaten double century for Durham while Steve Magoffin picked a five-wicket haul for Sussex as day one of the latest round of County Championship kicked-off on Monday. Elsewhere, Somerset bowled Yorkshire for 145 and scored 107 for one at stumps to end the day in a dominating position.
12 September 2016

Cotton, Taylor extend Derbyshire contracts till 2018

Fast bowlers Tom Taylor and Ben Cotton have extended their contracts with Derbyshire County Cricket Club, which will keep them at the club till the conclusion of the 2018 season.
10 September 2016

Title race gets closer as Middlesex, Yorkshire register comfortable wins

Middlesex continued to remain at the top of the Division One in the County Championship with a five-wicket win over Nottinghamshire.
9 September 2016

Somerset, Gloucestershire and Northamptonshire register wins on day three

Somerset beat Warwickshire in a low-scoring contest in Taunton while Gloucestershire and Northamptonshire secured 10-wicket wins in their Division Two encounters against Glamorgan and Kent respectively on the third day of the ongoing round of the County Championship.
8 September 2016

Sussex wrap-up two-day victory while Northamptonshire surge ahead after Duckett's double

Sussex handed Leicestershire a defeat by an innings and 59 runs inside two days while Ben Duckett slammed a double hundred to put Northamptonshire firmly ahead on the second day of the ongoing round of the County Championships.
7 September 2016

Yorkshire make steady gains while 21 wickets tumble in Taunton

In pursuit of claiming their third title in a row, Yorkshire made steady gains in the latest round of the County Championship fixtures led by Alex Lees' fluent century.
7 September 2016

County Championship Week 18 - Statistical Round up

At the end of the 17th week, Middlesex continue to lead the Division One points table but their lead has been cut down to four points. In Division Two, Essex have also strengthened their position at the top and enjoy a 24-point lead over the second placed Kent. Ahead of the 18th week, it is the time for a statistical round-up.
5 September 2016

Rain plays spoilsport on day four

Weather played a spoilsport on the final day of the latest round of the County Championship as rain prevented any play happening in the games at Chester-le-Street, Manchester and Derby.
4 September 2016