County Cricket

County Cricket Round-Up - 2nd May

The rain finally relented to allow for more or less a full day's cricket as the fifth round of the LV= County Championship got underway. There were notable for performances from Derbyshire captain Wayne Madsen, Yorkshire wicket-keeper Jonny Bairstow, and South Africa and Essex batsman Alviro Petersen, among others on the opening day.
2 May 2012

County Cricket Round-Up - 1st May

We look ahead to the fifth round of matches in the LV= County Championship which get underway tomorrow, as well as rounding up the rest of the news from the county circuit.
1 May 2012

CW County Player Of The Week - Jonathan Trott

Whereas Trott's England colleagues Andrew Strauss and Ian Bell have struggled since returning to county duty, Trott came straight back into Warwickshire's side and continued where he had left off for England - hitting the week's highest score of 178 against Sussex at Hove.
30 April 2012

County Cricket Round-Up - 28th April

The weather turned out to be worse than anticipated today meaning that the no play was possible on the third day of the matches involving Surrey and Durham; Essex and Northamptonshire; and Gloucestershire and Glamorgan. Derbyshire's match against Cardiff MCCU also saw no play and the decision was taken to abandon that match ahead of the final day.
28 April 2012

County Cricket Round-Up - 27th April

A combination of sodden outfields and yet more rain made play impossible in three of the nine county matches scheduled for today. The second day of Gloucestershire's match against Glamorgan as well as Surrey's against Durham were both abandoned without a ball able to be bowled, while the first day of Derbyshire’s match against Cardiff MCCU suffered a similar fate.
27 April 2012

County Cricket Round-Up - 26th April

Rain affected the opening day of most of the matches in the fourth round of the LV= County Championship to some extent, with those in the south of the country particularly badly affected. Indeed no play was possible at The Oval, where Surrey were taking on Durham, or in the Division Two clashes between Gloucestershire and Glamorgan and Essex and Northamptonshire.
26 April 2012

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25 April 2012

County Cricket Round-Up - 25th April

We preview the fourth round of matches in the LV= County Championship which begin tomorrow, and round up all of the recent happenings on the county circuit in today's County Cricket Round-Up.
25 April 2012

Cricket World County Player Of The Week - Nick Compton

Nick Compton takes this week's award, as much in recognition of his excellent start to the 2012 season as for his 204 from 323 balls in Somerset's dominant performance at Trent Bridge.
23 April 2012

Cricket World Player Of The Week - Kemar Roach

The final four days of West Indies' second Test against Australia was the only international action that took place over the past week and it is from that match where this week's Cricket World Player of the Week must come.
23 April 2012

County Cricket Round-Up - 22nd April

Rain was the ultimate victor as most matches in the third round of the LV= County Championship ended in a draw. However, there was time for Warwickshire to hold their nerve to wrap up victory over Lancashire and for Hampshire to win a thriller at Cardiff.
22 April 2012

County Cricket Round-Up - 21st April

The batsmen made the most of the slightly improved weather to record seven centuries on the third day of matches in the LV= County Championship third round.
21 April 2012

County Cricket Round-Up - 20th April

The weather delayed things rather less than was originally feared, meaning that significant play was possible in all eight of today's games in the LV= County Championship.
20 April 2012

County Cricket Round-Up - 19th April

As expected, rain wreaked havoc with today's county fixtures. From the little play that was possible between the showers, it was the bowlers who once again held the upper hand over their batting colleagues.
19 April 2012

County Cricket Round-Up - 18th April

We preview the third round of matches in the LV= County Championship which begin tomorrow, and round-up the rest of the county news in today's County Cricket Round-Up.
18 April 2012

Buck Pens Leicestershire Extension

Leicestershire seamer Nathan Buck has agreed a one-year extension to his existing contract, meaning that he will stay with the club until at least the end of the 2013 season.
16 April 2012

County Cricket Round-Up - 15th April

There were several close finishes in the latest round of LV= County Championship matches, with Middlesex, Warwickshire and Gloucestershire all triumphing in their respective matches.
15 April 2012

County Cricket Round-Up - 14th April

It was a day for batting collapses in the LV= County Championship as Lancashire, Northamptonshire, Durham, Middlesex and Glamorgan all lost a flurry of wickets at one point or other during the day's play with most of the batsmen struggling to adapt to the overcast conditions.
14 April 2012

County Cricket Round-Up - 13th April

The bowlers continued to hold the edge over the batsmen on the second day of matches in round two of the LV= County Championship, although Michael Yardy, Michael Lumb, Michael Powell and Chris Dent did all reach three figures to restore some pride for the batsmen.
13 April 2012

County Cricket Round-Up - 12th April

Wickets tumbled on the opening day of matches in round two of the LV= County Championship as the overcast conditions and myriad of stoppages due to persistent showers made life a misery for batsmen.
12 April 2012

 
 
 
 

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