County Cricket

Viljoen makes instant impact as Championship battle resumes

The two teams looking to challenge Essex at the top of Division Two of the County Championship both dismissed their opponents on day one as the latest round of action got underway while in Division One, teams battled to take advantage of leaders Middlesex not being in action.
23 August 2016
 

New Derbyshire deals for Davis, Hemmings

Derbyshire have confirmed that pace bowler Will Davis and all-rounder Rob Hemmings have signed two-year contracts which will keep them at the club until at least the end of the 2018 season.
23 August 2016

County Championship Week 15 - Statistical Round up

At the end of the 14th week, Middlesex and Essex managed to extend their lead at the top of the points table in Division One and Division two respectively. Ahead of the 15th week in the championship, here is a statistical round up.
22 August 2016

Northants beat Durham to claim T20 Blast title

Northants Steelbacks clinched the 2016 NatWest T20 Blast title by overcoming a dreadful start to their run chase to beat Durham Jets by four wickets in a competitive final at Edgbaston.
20 August 2016

Stokes, Wood deliver semi-final win for Durham Jets

Ben Stokes hit 56 in 36 balls and Mark Wood returned four for 25 to put Durham Jets into the NatWest T20 Blast final thanks to a seven-run win over Yorkshire Vikings in the day's second semi-final.
20 August 2016

Duckett, bowlers help Northants beat Notts in first T20 Blast semi

Both Northants Steelbacks and Notts Outlaws lost early wickets but it was the former who recovered better to win the first NatWest T20 Blast semi-final by eight runs at Edgbaston.
20 August 2016

Surrey, Yorkshire win RLODC quarter-final thrillers

Surrey beat Northants Steelbacks by one wicket while Yorkshire Vikings held on to beat Kent Spitfires by 11 runs to book a meeting with each other in the semi-finals of the Royal London One-Day Cup.
18 August 2016

Somerset, Warwickshire set up RLODC semi-final meeting

Warwickshire will host Somerset in one Royal London One-Day Cup semi-final after both teams convincingly won their quarter-finals against Essex and Worcestershire respectlvely.
17 August 2016

2016 NatWest T20 Blast Finals Day - Statistical Preview

After the quarter-finals, Notts Outlaws, Northants Steelbacks, Durham Jets and Yorkshire Vikings qualified for the semi-finals of the NatWest Twenty20 Blast. Ahead of the finals day, here are a few key statistics.
17 August 2016

Championship wins for Essex, Glamorgan, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Surrey

There were wins on day four of the the latest round of Specsavers County Championship matches for Hampshire, Surrey, Essex, Glamorgan and Gloucestershire.
16 August 2016

Injury blow for Essex's Dan Lawrence

Essex batsman Dan Lawrence may have played his last match of the season after suffering a hamstring injury that will rule him out for up to four weeks.
16 August 2016

Middlesex build lead by beating Durham as others make moves

Day three of the latest round of Specsavers County Championship matches saw Middlesex extend their lead at the top of Division One by beating Durham by an innings at Lord's.
15 August 2016

Joe Denly commits long-term future to Kent

Opening batsman Joe Denly has signed a long-term contract extension with Kent which will keep him at the Canterbury-based club for the foreseeable future.
15 August 2016

England trio made available for Yorkshire Vikings

Yorkshire Vikings will have England trio Jonny Bairstow, Gary Ballance and Joe Root available for NatWest T20 Blast Finals Day and their Royal London One-Day Cup quarter-final as they bid for more silverware.
15 August 2016

County Championship leaders prosper on day two

Day two of the latest round of Specsavers County Championship matches saw leaders Middlesex and Essex, as well as Hampshire and Leicestershire, enjoy excellent days while elsewhere it was more evenly matched.
14 August 2016

Leaders Middlesex make great start, Yorkshire fight back

After a week of NatWest T20 Blast action, attention turns back to the Specsavers County Championship where eight matches started today with sides battling for early bonus points and positions of ascendency.
13 August 2016

Essex loan Yorkshire's Will Rhodes for Championship action

Yorkshire all-rounder Will Rhodes has gone on loan to Essex where he will be available for Specsavers County Championship action for the remainder of the season.
12 August 2016

Yorkshire hammer Glamorgan to reach T20 Finals Day in style

Yorkshire produced an utterly dominant performance to thrash Glamorgan by 90 runs in Cardiff and take their place in NatWest T20 Blast Finals Day, easily winning the first ever Twenty20 meeting between the two sides.
11 August 2016

Durham fend off stunning Gloucestershire fightback to reach Finals Day

Durham Jets made it through to NatWest T20 Blast Finals Day as they beat Gloucestershire by 19 runs in the first ever meeting between the two sides in Bristol.
10 August 2016

Lyth relishing Yorkshire's T20 trip into the unknown

Yorkshire have never faced NatWest T20 Blast quarter-final opponents Glamorgan in Twenty20 cricket before but that is not preventing Adam Lyth from looking forward to the make-or-break clash in Cardiff.
10 August 2016