County Cricket

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

Middlesex build lead by beating Durham as others make moves

Day three of the latest round of Specsavers County Championship matches saw Middlesex extend their lead at the top of Division One by beating Durham by an innings at Lord's.
15 August 2016

Joe Denly commits long-term future to Kent

Opening batsman Joe Denly has signed a long-term contract extension with Kent which will keep him at the Canterbury-based club for the foreseeable future.
15 August 2016

England trio made available for Yorkshire Vikings

Yorkshire Vikings will have England trio Jonny Bairstow, Gary Ballance and Joe Root available for NatWest T20 Blast Finals Day and their Royal London One-Day Cup quarter-final as they bid for more silverware.
15 August 2016

County Championship leaders prosper on day two

Day two of the latest round of Specsavers County Championship matches saw leaders Middlesex and Essex, as well as Hampshire and Leicestershire, enjoy excellent days while elsewhere it was more evenly matched.
14 August 2016

Leaders Middlesex make great start, Yorkshire fight back

After a week of NatWest T20 Blast action, attention turns back to the Specsavers County Championship where eight matches started today with sides battling for early bonus points and positions of ascendency.
13 August 2016

Essex loan Yorkshire's Will Rhodes for Championship action

Yorkshire all-rounder Will Rhodes has gone on loan to Essex where he will be available for Specsavers County Championship action for the remainder of the season.
12 August 2016

Yorkshire hammer Glamorgan to reach T20 Finals Day in style

Yorkshire produced an utterly dominant performance to thrash Glamorgan by 90 runs in Cardiff and take their place in NatWest T20 Blast Finals Day, easily winning the first ever Twenty20 meeting between the two sides.
11 August 2016

Durham fend off stunning Gloucestershire fightback to reach Finals Day

Durham Jets made it through to NatWest T20 Blast Finals Day as they beat Gloucestershire by 19 runs in the first ever meeting between the two sides in Bristol.
10 August 2016

Lyth relishing Yorkshire's T20 trip into the unknown

Yorkshire have never faced NatWest T20 Blast quarter-final opponents Glamorgan in Twenty20 cricket before but that is not preventing Adam Lyth from looking forward to the make-or-break clash in Cardiff.
10 August 2016

Excellent Northants Steelbacks see off Middlesex

Northants Steelbacks booked their place at NatWest T20 Blast Finals Day with a comfortable seven-wicket win over Middlesex in front of their home fans at Wantage Road.
9 August 2016

Yorkshire sign Jake Lehmann as Championship cover

Yorkshire have signed Jake Lehmann, the son of Australia coach and ex-Yorkshire batsman Darren, as cover following Travis Head's One-Day International call-up.
9 August 2016

Notts Outlaws first to book T20 Blast Finals Day place

Notts Outlaws produced an outstanding performance in the field to defend a score of 162 for seven and beat Essex Eagles by 39 runs to book a NatWest T20 Blast Finals Day place at Edgbaston.
8 August 2016

Gough tips Essex to turn over Outlaws in T20 Blast quarter-final

Former Essex fast bowler Darren Gough is predicting a win for his former side when they take on Notts Outlaws in the first NatWest T20 Blast quarter-final tonight.
8 August 2016

Middlesex maintain gap, Essex return to summit

All four Specsavers County Championship matches that ended today were drawn, which means Middlesex maintain a 13-point lead at the top of Division One and Essex are back on top of Division Two - by just one point.
7 August 2016

Championship wins for Kent, Northamptonshire, Somerset, Yorkshire

Kent, Northamptonshire, Somerset and Yorkshire claimed victories on another dramatic day of Specsavers County Championship action up and down the country.
6 August 2016

Third straight Championship title would be 'unbelievable' - Andrew Gale

Andrew Gale says he and his Yorkshire team-mates need no extra motivation to try to clinch a third County Championship title in a row, a feat he says would be "unbelievable" to achieve.
6 August 2016

County Championship milestones add to dramatic day

It was a day of milestones and high drama in the Specsavers County Championship with Ryan Sidebottom, Nick Selman and Will Smith having days to remember.
5 August 2016