County Cricket

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

LV= County Championship Round Two Preview

We preview the second round of LV= County Championship matches which get underway tomorrow.
11 April 2012

County Cricket Round-Up - 8th April

There were wins for Nottinghamshire, Somerset, Derbyshire and Surrey on the final day of matches in the opening round of the LV= County Championship. Meanwhile, up at Chester-le-Street, Durham MCCU collected a record of the unwanted variety against their county cousins.
8 April 2012

County Cricket Round-Up - 7th April

We round up all of the action from the third day of the opening round of LV= County Championship matches, where there were wins for Leicestershire over Glamorgan and Essex over Gloucestershire.
7 April 2012

County Cricket Round-Up - 6th April

There were notable performances from Vernon Philander, Mat Coles and Tymal Mills on the second day of action in the LV= County Championship, while at Grace Road the number of batsman dismissed in two days reached 31 – a turn of events which will surely interest the ECB's ever-vigilant pitch inspectors.
6 April 2012

County Cricket Round-Up - 5th April

We round up all the action from the first day of LV= County Championship action in 2012, where there were excellent performances from Amjad Khan, Rob Key and Billy Godleman among others.
5 April 2012

County Cricket Round-Up - 4th April

We preview all of the matches in the first round of the LV= County Championship and round up the day's county news in today's County Cricket Round-Up.
4 April 2012

LV= County Championship Division Two Preview

Cricket World looks ahead to the County Championship which begins tomorrow and predicts how each county will fare in 2012.
4 April 2012

LV= County Championship Division One Preview

Cricket World looks ahead to the County Championship which begins tomorrow and predicts how each county will fare in 2012.
4 April 2012

County Cricket Round-Up - 3rd April

We round up the news from the county scene and report on the final day of the remaining MCC University match in today's County Cricket Round-Up.
3 April 2012

County Cricket Round-Up - 2nd April

Leeds/Bradford MCCU almost pulled off a remarkable victory in their maiden first-class match at The Oval, while Middlesex, Essex and Somerset drew their matches against the universities. Meanwhile, Glamorgan wrapped up a comfortable win at The Parks as the first batch of 2012's county matches drew to a close.
2 April 2012

Australian Seamers Pen County Deals

Australian seamers Mitchell Johnson and Steve Magoffin have agreed terms to be overseas players at Durham and Sussex respectively.
2 April 2012

County Cricket Round-Up - 1st April

The counties continued to dominate the university sides on the second day of matches in the English county season as David Masters took the season's first five-wicket haul and James Hildreth hit 2012's first double century.
1 April 2012

County Cricket Round-Up - 31st March

Seven centuries were scored on the opening day of the county season in England, with Graham Napier's unbeaten 100 from only 48 balls the highlight.
31 March 2012

MCC University Matches Kick Off County Season In England

Tomorrow sees the first of the season's first-class fixtures take place as the counties begin their traditional round of warm-up matches against the six MCC University centres of excellence. For the first time, all six have been granted first-class status.
30 March 2012

White Signs For The Steelbacks

Axed Australian Twenty20 International captain Cameron White has signed a county contract with Northamptonshire, which will see him represent them as their second overseas player in the Friends Life t20. Sri Lankan seamer Chaminda Vaas has already signed to fill the other overseas slot.
29 March 2012

Horton And Procter Ease Lancashire Home

Lancashire completed a remarkable fightback on the third and what turned out to be final day against MCC in Abu Dhabi. In spite of conceding a first innings lead of 67, the reigning county champions eased to a six-wicket victory after bowling MCC out for just 84 in their second innings.
29 March 2012