County Cricket

Northamptonshire overcome Ackermann to seal a two-run win over Leicestershire

A spirited century from Colin Ackermann and fifties from Mark Cosgrove and Matthew Pillans went in vain as Northamptonshire managed to edge out Leicestershire by two runs while defending 394 runs in the final day of the County Championship Division Two clash in Northampton.
30 June 2017

Surrey-Yorkshire encounter ends in draw after rain washes out final two days

In what was a disappointing game in the day-night round of County Championship Division One encounter between Surrey and Yorkshire, the final day also resulted in a washout due to incessant rain forcing the game to end in a draw.
30 June 2017

Harmer picks nine as Essex dominate Division One with innings victory over Middlesex

Simon Harmer continued his wicket taking spree as he claimed a nine wicket haul in the second innings to dismiss Middlesex for 262 runs and wrap up an innings victory for Essex in their County Championship Division One clash in Chelmsford.
30 June 2017

Rain washes out day three in Headingley as game heads for draw

Rain played spoilsport once again on the day-night round of the County Championship Division One as the the third day between Surrey and Yorkshire was washed out without a ball being bowled.
29 June 2017

Leicestershire left with a daunting target of 350 runs on final day

Alex Wakely and Rob Keogh scored centuries on day three as Northamptonshire declared their innings at 289 for seven, leaving Leicestershire with an improbable target of 394 runs on their final innings during the County Championship Division Two clash in Northampton.
29 June 2017

Bowlers give Northamptonshire advantage on day two

Ben Sanderson, Azharullah and Richard Gleeson picked three wickets apiece to wrap up Leicestershire for 157 in their first innings following which Northamptonshire stretched their lead to 164 runs with seven wickets in hand on day two of the County Championship Division Two clash in Northampton.
28 June 2017

Sangakkara goes past 1,000 runs this season as Surrey pile 516 runs

Kumar Sangakkara became the first player to reach 1,000 runs in the ongoing season of County Championship as Surrey went on to declare their innings after reaching 516 for seven following which Yorkshire lost Adam Lyth early in their innings and were reduced to 27 for one at stumps on day two in Leeds.
28 June 2017

Rain washes out day two between Essex and Middlesex

Incessant rain played spoilsport on day two of the County Championship Division One clash between Middlesex and Essex in Chelmsford with no play possible.
28 June 2017

Surrey flex batting muscle to post 374/6 on day one

Rory Burns, Jason Roy and Kumar Sangakkara scored half-centuries as Surrey went on to post 374 for six at stumps on day one against Yorkshire in their County Championship Division One encounter at Headingley.
27 June 2017

Harmer picks another five-fer as Essex in strong position against Middlesex

Simon Harmer continued his good run as he claimed another five wicket haul to dismiss Middlesex for 246 in their first innings following which Essex openers Nick Browne and Alastair Cook shared an unbeaten 106 run stand at stumps on day one of the County Championship Division One clash at Chelmsford.
27 June 2017

Duckett, Holden lead Northamptonshire fightback as day-night round of County Championship kicks-off

Ben Duckett slammed the first century in the day-night round of the County Championship Division Two clash as Northamptonshire posted 261 runs and restricted Leicestershire to 65 for four at stumps on day one in Northampton.
27 June 2017

Sussex confirm Ben Brown and Ross Taylor as captains

Sussex have announced former England Under-19 batsman Ben Brown as the captain for the remainder of the County Championship season.
24 June 2017

County Championship week nine - Statistical Round up

As the eighth week of 2017 Specsavers County Championship came to a conclusion, both Essex and Nottinghamshire have successfully maintained their position at the top in Division One ad Division Two respectively. Here are a few key statistics ahead of the action-packed week nine ahead of us.
24 June 2017

Stuart Broad to undergo scan on heel

England will be sweating on the fitness news of Stuart Broad ahead of the Test series against South Africa after he felt soreness on his left hell during his county stint with Nottinghamshire.
22 June 2017

Essex confirm Mohammad Amir's signing ahead of pink ball fixtures

Essex have acquired the services of Pakistan speedster Mohammad Amir for the remainder of the County Championship matches and also for the Natwest T20 Blast fixtures as well.
22 June 2017

Essex post daunting 541 runs in first innings riding on Bopara, Foster knocks

Ravi Bopara slammed 192 while James Foster contributed with a 121-run knock as Essex went on to post 541 for nine in their first innings before the declaration came following which Warwickshire managed to post 60 for two before stumps on day two of the County Championship Division One clash in Chelmsford.
21 June 2017

Rushworth's five-fer reduces Glamorgan to 221/7

Nicholas Selman's century was overshadowed by a five-wicket haul from Chris Rushworth as Durham restricted Glamorgan to 221 for seven at stumps on day one in their County Championship Division One clash in Chester-le-Street.
20 June 2017

Middlesex dominate day one after Robson, Stirling centuries

Sam Robson and Paul Stirling scored centuries for the defending champions as Middlesex regained control over Yorkshire in their County Championship Division One encounter at Lord's on day one.
20 June 2017

Bailey, Abbott put Hampshire in a position of comfort against Lancashire

George Bailey scored a fine century while Kyle Abbott remained unbeaten on 76 as Hampshire made recovery from 125 for five to end day one with a score of 351 for eight in the County Championship Division One clash in Manchester.
20 June 2017

Browne, Bopara propel Essex to 263/5 on day one

Nick Browne and Ravi Bopara scored 84 runs apiece as Essex recovered to 263 for five in 96 overs on day one of the County Championship encounter against Warwickshire in Chelmsford.
20 June 2017