County Cricket

Cook, Westley give Essex control, Lancashire sweat on Anderson injury

Alastair Cook and Tom Westley dominated on a batting day to take Essex to 243 for two while Gary Ballance and Kumar Sangakkara chipped in with knocks of 74 and 113 respectively to help Yorkshire and Surrey recover against Lancashire and Middlesex in the County Championship Division One clashes.
20 May 2017

Essex finish top, Somerset, Surrey progress to play-off on rain hit South Group clashes

As three games in the final round of South Group clashes in Royal London One-Day Cup were washed out due to rain, Essex managed to finish on top following their 57-run victory in another weather affected game on Wednesday.
18 May 2017

Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire, Worcestershire progress to knock-outs of Royal London Cup

An all-round performance from Worcestershire helped them chase 210 runs against Derbyshire while Yorkshire managed to successfully defend 258 runs against Leicestershire in their Royal London One-Cup face-off. With rain playing spoilsport in the encounter between Nottinghamshire and Northamptonshire, Lancashire managed to overhaul challenge from Durham riding on a century from Dane Vilas.
17 May 2017

Kohler-Cadmore, Jennings score centuries to help Worcestershire, Durham win

Tom Kohler-Cadmore scored a fine century as Worcestershire handed a 51-run defeat to Yorkshire while a ton from Keaton Jennings followed by a three-wicket haul from Paul Coughlin ensured Durham registered a 19-run victory against Northamptonshire in the Royal London One-Day Cup face-off in North Group.
8 May 2017

Warwickshire losing streak continues, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Durham register victories

Centuries from Alex Wakely, Tom Kohler-Cadmore and Billy Root proved vital as they helped Northamptonshire, Worcestershire and Nottinghamshire respectively to victories while all-round effort from Durham saw them overhaul Leicestershire in their Royal London One-Day Cup encounters in the North Group.
6 May 2017

Nottinghamshire signs Cheteshwar Pujara as replacement for James Pattinson

Nottinghamshire has announced the signing of India batsman Cheteshwar Pujara for four County Championship matches as a replacement for Australia pacer James Pattinson.
5 May 2017

Cook century helps Essex maintain winning streak

Alastair Cook slammed his 10th List A century as Essex managed to win their Royal London One-Day Cup face-off against Gloucestershire by 29 runs at Chelmsford.
5 May 2017

Gubbins, Roland-Jones help Middlesex open their account

Nick Gubbins scored a fine century while Toby Roland-Jones registered a four-wicket haul as Middlesex managed to win their first game this season overhauling Hampshire by 86 runs by Duckworth-Lewis in their Royal London One-Day Cup face-off in Southampton.
4 May 2017

Bairstow marathon overhauls Durham, Worcestershire-Northamptonshire encounter ends in tie

A 174-run blistering knock from Jonny Bairstow overshadowed centuries from Stephen Cook and Michael Richardson as Yorkshire chased down 336 against Durham comfortably in 47.4 overs with six wickets in hand in their Royal London One-Day Cup encounter at Headingley.
4 May 2017

Somerset maintain winning streak, Essex seal thriller

Peter Trego scored a 119-ball 135 runs as Somerset maintained their winning streak pulling off an incredible chase of 353 runs with four wickets in hand in their Royal London Cup face-off in Taunton.
3 May 2017

Yorkshire continue winning momentum, Durham open their account

Lancashire won the toss and elected to field first. After a 48-run opening stand between Adam Lyth (30) and Jonny Bairstow (28), a triple strike from Ryan McLaren (3-43) saw Yorkshire reduced to 87 for three.
2 May 2017

Donald helps Glamorgan with draw after Pettini century

Aneurin Donald played a responsible innings of an unbeaten 66 after a top order collapse as Glamorgan managed to draw their County Championship Division Two encounter against Leicestershire on the final day.
25 April 2017

Mclaren, Clark script incredible win for Lancashire, Ballance brilliance defies Hampshire

A fabulous innings from Gary Ballance for the second time in the game helped Yorkshire pull out an incredible draw while Lancashire came from behind to upset Somerset with a stunning second innings bowling performance. Elsewhere Essex and Warwickshire have also managed to end their respective encounters with a draw.
25 April 2017

Kent, Worcestershire register victories in Division Two

Joe Leach and Josh Tongue shared nine wickets between them as Worcestershire managed to edge out Northamptonshire by 20 runs while a dominating bowling performance saw Kent register a massive 169 run win against Derbyshire on day three in the third round of County Championship Division Two.
24 April 2017

Yorkshire pins hope on Ballance, Davies, Livingstone rescue Lancashire

Gary Ballance scored a century and followed it with an unbeaten 78 to keep Yorkshire alive against Hampshire while Alex Davies and Liam Livingstone came up with massive hundreds to make stunning comeback for Lancashire against Somerset.
24 April 2017

Nottinghamshire complete innings victory against Sussex

James Pattinson starred with a seven wicket haul as Nottinghamshire completed an innings victory over Sussex while the remaining games in the Specsavers County Championship Division Two are evenly poised.
23 April 2017

Hampshire, Middlesex gain control, Lancashire, Surrey fightback on day two

Middlesex and Hampshire have gained control in their respective games against Yorkshire and Essex respectively with a superior batting performance while Lancashire and Surrey bounced back to end day two of Specsavers County Championship Division One on a high.
23 April 2017

Wessels double century, Worcestershire fightback highlights day one in County Division Two

Riki Wessels waged a lone fight for Nottinghamshire with an unbeaten double century while Worcestershire made a terrific comeback to restrict Northamptonshire to 102 for six after being bowled out for 188 on day one of Specsavers County Championship Division Two.
22 April 2017

Lancashire-Somerset out-bowl each other in an otherwise batting dominated day one

Centuries from Sam Robson, Nick Gubbins, Ian Westwood and James Vince helped their respective teams while Old Trafford witnessed 18 wickets fall on day one of the Specsavers County Championship Division One.
22 April 2017

Ben Coad pens new deal with Yorkshire

Yorkshire have confirmed that fast bowler Ben Coad has penned a new one-year deal with the English county club.
20 April 2017