County Cricket

2016 NatWest T20 Blast Week Nine - Statistical Preview

After week eight in the NatWest Twenty20 Blast, both Northamptonshire Steelbacks and Gloucestershire managed to consolidate their position as the leaders of the North and South Group respectively. The action-packed ninth week is ahead of us and here is a statistical preview.
12 July 2016

Can Leicestershire outfox Notts Outlaws?

Such is the nature of the NatWest T20 Blast that there are a few East Midlands derbies for fans to enjoy and the latest one to look forward to sees Leicestershire Foxes host Notts Outlaws at Grace Road tomorrow evening (Tuesday).
11 July 2016

Wheater hits double, Middlesex, Worcestershire produce comebacks

Adam Wheater struck an unbeaten double-century, Middlesex fought back against Somerset, Worcestershire pushed clear of Northamptonshire and rain frustrated Surry and Yorkshire in today's Specsavers County Championship action.
11 July 2016

Strong starts for Hampshire, Middlesex, Northants

Liam Dawson was the only player to score a century as three Specsavers County Championship matches got underway today, Hampshire, Middlesex and Northamptonshire having good days.
10 July 2016

Gloucestershire go top, Durham, Yorkshire make moves

Gloucestershire overtook Glamorgan at the top of the South Group of the NatWest T20 Blast while in the North Group, there were wins for Durham and Yorkshire which saw both jump into the top five.
10 July 2016

Wessels hammers Outlaws to victory over Rapids

Notts Outlaws demolished Worcestershire Rapids to move into second place in the NatWest T20 Blast North Group table courtesy of an utterly dominant nine-wicket win at Trent Bridge.
9 July 2016

Buttler stars again, Glamorgan win big

Glamorgan continued their impressive form in the NatWest T20 Blast with a big win over Middlesex while Jos Buttler continued his fine week with the bat to help Lancashire beat Worcestershire in the pick of the action this evening.
8 July 2016

Shaw heads back to Gloucestershire, White leaves Leicestershire

Yorkshire seamer Josh Shaw is to return to Gloucestershire and resume his loan spell in Bristol while all-rounder Wayne White is leaving Leicestershire - for a second time.
8 July 2016

Essex announce partnership with MBS

Essex have announced a partnership with Multi Building Services who are now the sponsors of The Eagles Area at the Essex County Ground.
8 July 2016

Warwickshire appoint Trott and Porterfield as vice-captains

Jonathan Trott has been appointed as Warwickshire's first-class vice-captain and William Porterfield is to occupy the same role in limited overs cricket.
8 July 2016

Glamorgan hammer Sussex, Kent hold off Somerset

Sam Northeast cracked a quickfire half-century to help Kent beat Somerset before David Lloyd and Timm van der Gugten starred for Glamorgan in a big win over Sussex in tonight's NatWest T20 Blast action.
7 July 2016

Lees targeting weekend double for Yorkshire

Yorkshire Vikings captain Alex Lees is targeting wins against both Birmingham Bears and Derbyshire Falcons this weekend to keep their NatWest T20 Blast quarter-final push alive.
7 July 2016

Gloucestershire extend lead by beating Surrey

Gloucestershire moved four points clear at the top of the NatWest T20 Blast South Group as they eased to a six-wicket victory over Surrey in Bristol.
6 July 2016

Middlesex go top, Essex see off brave Kent

Records were broken in today's Specsavers County Championship action as Essex eventually overcame Kent's brave resistance, Middlesex went top of the pile and Derbyshire's game against Northamptonshire was abandoned without a ball being bowled.
6 July 2016

Glamorgan hold off Sussex, Kent, Worcestershire fight back

Glamorgan produced a battling final day performance to draw their County Championship match against Sussex while elsewhere, Kent and Worcestershire produced stirring comebacks on a day where bat generally dominated ball.
5 July 2016

Varun Chopra to leave Warwickshire at season's end

Warwickshire have confirmed that opening batsman and former captain Varun Chopra will leave Edgbaston at the end of the 2016 season when his current contract expires.
5 July 2016

Warwickshire beat Surrey as Sussex pair go big

Warwickshire completed victory over Surrey in three days in Guildford, riding on a five-wicket haul from Jeetan Patel, while there was plenty of action and excitement elsehwere in the County Championship, including some big runs scored by Sussex pair Luke Wells and Ben Brown.
4 July 2016

Richard Gleeson earns Northamptonshire contract

After a series of impressive performances, fast bowler Richard Gleeson has earned a two-year contract with Northamptonshire, for whom he has been playing on an individual match deal basis.
4 July 2016

Worcestershire hand George Rhodes new contract

Worcestershire have awarded 22-year-old all-rounder George Rhodes a two-year contract which keeps him at New Road until at least the end of the 2018 season.
4 July 2016

Finch hits ton on Surrey debut, Rudolph digs in for Glamorgan

Two Specsavers County Championship matches got underway today and two innings stood out - Aaron Finch's ton for Surrey and Jacques Rudolph's effort for Glamorgan - as the bowlers had a decent day.
2 July 2016