County Cricket

Essex, Somerset go three points clear, Warwickshire go second

There were five Royal London One-Day Cup matches played today which saw the lead in the South Group change hands, albeit briefly, and Warwickshire put pressure on North Group leaders Yorkshire.
26 July 2016

Leaning predicts more big runs at Scarborough

Fresh from scoring a brilliant hundred against Leicestershire, Jack Leaning expects more big-hitting exploits when Yorkshire host Nottinghamshire in the Royal London One-Day Cup tomorrow (27th July).
26 July 2016

Collingwood signs new Durham contract as Mustard, Stoneman departures confirmed

While all-rounder Paul Collingwood will begin his 22nd season with Durham in 2017 after signing a new contract, wicket-keeper Phil Mustard and opening batsman Mark Stoneman are moving on.
26 July 2016

Royal London One-Day Cup group leaders beaten on busy day

Teams returned to action in the Royal London One-Day Cup today and both group leaders - Derbyshire and Essex - were beaten.
24 July 2016

Derbyshire confirm Elstone, Knight departures

Derbyshire have confirmed that Scott Elstone and Tom Knight will not see out the final year of their contracts and have left the club by mutual consent.
23 July 2016

Andy Carter leaves Derbyshire

Fast bowler Andy Carter has left Derbyshire with immediate effect, just months after signing a two-year contract with the East Midlands club.
23 July 2016

Glamorgan, Middlesex reach T20 Blast quarters, Notts secure home berth

Glamorgan and Middlesex booked their places in the quarter-finals of the NatWest T20 Blast while Notts Outlaws secured a home quarter-final in tonight's action which also saw wins for Derbyshire, Essex, Lancashire, Surrey, and Yorkshire.
22 July 2016

Leicestershire complete victory over Gloucestershire

Half-centuries from Paul Horton and captain Mark Cosgrove helped Leicestershire chase down 180 to beat Gloucestershire by six wickets on day three of their Specsavers County Championship Division Two clash in Cheltenham.
22 July 2016

Leicestershire to merge with Leicestershire & Rutland Cricket Board

From 1st August, Leicestershire County Cricket Club will merge with its recreational and community arm, the Leicestershire & Rutland Cricket Board.
22 July 2016

Record crowd sees Middlesex win, Mustafizur makes instant impact for Sussex

There were wins in this evening's NatWest T20 Blast South Group action for Middlesex and Sussex on another night that saw records being broken.
21 July 2016

Gloucestershire make headway before rain

Rain brought about an early close to day two of the Specsavers County Championship match between Gloucestershire and Leicestershire in Cheltenham with the home side leading by 98 runs with six second innings wickets in hand.
21 July 2016

Carver, Lyth help record-breaking Vikings beat Jets

Yorkshire Vikings' NatWest T20 Blast quarter-final push continued as they set a new club record on the way to a convincing 49-run North Group win over Durham Jets at Headingley.
20 July 2016

County Championship wins for Glamorgan, Somerset & Surrey

There were wins for Somerset over Nottinghamshire, Surrey over Hampshire and Glamorgan over Derbyshire in the Specsavers County Championship while the game between Kent and Sussex ended in a draw.
20 July 2016

Rossington, Wakely, White down Birmingham Bears

In a clash that pitted two of the three most recent winners of county cricket's T20 competition against each other, Northants Steelbacks beat Birmingham Bears by 74 runs in tonight's NatWest T20 Blast North Group match at Northampton's Wantage Road.
19 July 2016

Durham win thriller against Lancashire

Durham held their nerve to beat Lancashire by two wickets after an entertaining final day of their Spesavers County Championship match in Southport while the other four ongoing games could well all end up as draws.
19 July 2016

Tom Poynton retires, bowlers fight back

Tom Poynton was forced to announce his retirement from professional cricket today, while on the field, the bowlers managed to redress the balance after a day dominated by batsmen yesterday.
18 July 2016

2016 NatWest T20 Blast Week Ten - Statistical Preview

As the ninth week in the NatWest Twenty20 Blast drew to a close, Notts Outlaws leapfrogged to claim the pole position in the North Group while Gloucestershire have managed to extend their stay at the top of the South Group. Here are a few key statistics for the upcoming 10th week of the tournament.
18 July 2016

Aneurin Donald stars as batsmen prosper in County Championship

Aneurin Donald struck a century in a session for Glamorgan in what was the highlight of a day in the Specsavers County Championship where batsmen were generally more prolific than the bowlers.
17 July 2016

Big T20 Blast wins for Birmingham & Gloucestershire

There were comprehensive wins for Birmingham Bears and Gloucestershire over Leicestershire Foxes and Essex Eagles respectively in the NatWest T20 Blast today.
17 July 2016

Gloucestershire beat leaders Essex to go third

Gloucestershire wrapped up a convincing 61-run win over leaders Essex shortly after lunch on day four of their Specsavers County Championship Division Two clash at the Cheltenham College Ground.
16 July 2016