County Cricket

Somerset begin strongly as bowlers dominate on day one

Somerset began the latest round of County Championship fixtures strongly with Tom Abell scoring a ton, taking the score to 339 for seven against Lancashire. Elsewhere the bowlers dominated in the rest of the fixtures on the first day with as many as five bowlers registering their five-wicket hauls.
31 August 2016

County Championship Week 17 - Statistical Round up

As the 17th week in the County Championship gets underway, Middlesex and Essex are still leading the Division One and Division Two points tables respectively. Here are a few key statistics ahead of the action-packed week ahead of us.
30 August 2016

Jason Gillespie to quit Yorkshire role at end of season

Yorkshire County Cricket Club has confirmed that the first team coach Jason Gillespie will depart at the end of the ongoing domestic season.
29 August 2016

John Hastings signs with Worcestershire for 2017 season

Australian fast bowler John Hastings has been signed by Worcestershire County Cricket Club as an overseas player for the 2017 domestic season.
27 August 2016

Surrey, Yorkshire, Sussex, Kent and Worcestershire secure Championship victories

In their championship encounters on day four, Surrey and Yorkshire secured wins in Division One while Sussex, Kent and Worcestershire registered victories in Division Two. Elsewhere, Durham and Hampshire drew their encounters against Warwickshire and Somerset respectively in Division One.
26 August 2016

Worcestershire sign Miguel Cummins

Worcestershire have added West Indies fast bowler Miguel Cummins to their squad as an overseas player for the final three rounds of the ongoing County Championship.
26 August 2016

Warwickshire planning day-night championship game trial

Warwickshire County Cricket Club is planning to conduct a day-night championship game by the end of the ongoing season in an attempt to stage the first day-night Test match in England next year.
26 August 2016

Porter, Masters bowl Essex to innings victory

A four-wicket haul each from Jamie Porter and David Masters dismissed Leicestershire for 175 in their second innings as Essex completed a convincing innings victory at Grace Road. Here is all you want to know on day three of the latest round of the County Championship.
26 August 2016

2016 Royal London One-Day Cup Semi-Finals - Statistical Preview

Yorkshire Vikings, Surrey, Warwickshire and Somerset have qualified for the semi-finals of the 2016 Royal London One-Day Cup. Ahead of the action filled knock-out games, here are a few key statistics.
25 August 2016

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