County Cricket

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
 

Ben Cox signs new Worcestershire contract

Worcestershire have confirmed that wicket-keeper Ben Cox has signed a new four-year contract which will keep him at New Road until the end of the 2020 season.
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

Essex to give youngsters a chance instead of replacing Adam Milne

After losing out on the services of New Zealand fast bowler Adam Milne due to injury last week, Essex have confirmed they will not be recruiting an overseas player to replace him for the NatWest T20 Blast.
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

T20 Blast wins for in-form Gloucestershire, Northants

Northamptonshire have replaced Birmingham Bears at the top of the North Group of the NatWest T20 Blast while a win for Gloucestershire has put them second in the South Group thanks to wins over Leicestershire and Sussex respectively.
26 June 2016

Rain ends Sussex, Northamptonshire encounter in draw, Essex defeat Surrey

A final day badly affected by rain to the extent that only 35 overs were possible saw the game between Sussex and Northants peter out to a draw but Essex went on to register a convincing win over Surrey in the Natwest T20 Blast.
26 June 2016

Glamorgan go clear, Lancashire hammer Worcestershire

Glamorgan beat Surrey in a top-of-the-table NatWest T20 Blast South Group clash while there were six other matches played tonight as teams continue to battle to reach the quarter-finals including a huge win for Lancashire over Worcestershire.
24 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

Finn, Fuller bowl Middlesex to victory over Somerset

Middlesex beat Somerset by four runs in a nine-over NatWest T20 Blast match that moved the home side ahead of their opponents and into fifth place in the South Group table.
23 June 2016

Leicestershire sign Behardien to replace injured Rossouw

Leicestershire have signed South African international Farhaan Behardien as a replacement for compatriot Rilee Rossouw, who was due to join them for their NatWest T20 Blast campaign.
23 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

Bresnan lauds bowlers for T20 effort

Yorkshire all-rounder Tim Bresnan has lauded his side's bowling effort during their one-run NatWest T20 Blast win over Derbyshire, which saw them get off the mark in this year's competition at the fifth attempt.
23 June 2016

Wahab Riaz ends Essex spell early

Fast bowler Wahab Riaz has left Essex earlier than scheduled to join up with a training camp organised by Pakistan as part of their preparations for touring England this summer.
23 June 2016

Cheltenham Cricket Festival to welcome international cricket for first time

Gloucestershire's iconic Cheltenham Cricket Festival is ready to launch for 2016, and this year not only will fans get to watch their team in first-class, one-day and T20 action, but also welcome international cricket to the Cheltenham College ground.
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