County Cricket

Maynard Death Overshadows County Action

There were wins for Yorkshire and Middlesex in tonight's Friends Life t20 action.
18 June 2012

Spitfires Down Lions At Beckenham

Surrey's winning run finally came to an end as they slipped to an eight-wicket defeat at Beckenham, whilst there were wins elsewhere for Nottinghamshire, Sussex, Worcestershire, Somerset, Yorkshire and.. on a bumper day of action in the Friends Life t20.
17 June 2012

Father's Day Friends Life t20 Preview

We preview all seven of the Friends Life t20 matches scheduled for Father's Day and hope that the rain keeps away.
16 June 2012

Lancashire Add To Leicestershire's Misery

There was also a closely-contested win for Durham over Yorkshire, while the evening's other matches succumbed to the elements.
15 June 2012

Success For Surrey But Rain Wins The Day

Rain washed out three of today's five Friends Life t20 matches, with only those at Derby and Lord's played to a result.
14 June 2012

Somerset And Surrey Off To A Winning Start

Surrey and Somerset got their Friends Life t20 tournament off to a winning start with wins over Essex and Warwickshire on the second day of matches in this season's competition. We also preview the third day of matches.
13 June 2012

Cricket World County Player Of The Week - Ravi Bopara

Ravi Bopara is the winner of this week's award. He was the only man to reach three figures twice last week, with scores of 120 not out and 174 against Gloucestershire and Northamptonshire respectively.
13 June 2012

Outlaws Hammer Foxes In Tournament Opener

Plus tomorrow's matches previewed and news of the ECB's latest marketing wheeze.
12 June 2012

Friends Life t20 Preview

The tenth edition of the world's original domestic Twenty20 tournament gets underway tomorrow, with defending champions Leicestershire taking on Nottinghamshire at Grace Road in front of the Sky Sports cameras, and Kent taking on Sussex at Canterbury.
11 June 2012

County Cricket Round-Up - 10th June

There were wins for Middlesex, Gloucestershire and Glamorgan in today's Clydesdale Bank 40 matches, with Derbyshire's match at Horsham and Northamptonshire's at Tunbridge Wells both abandoned.
10 June 2012

County Cricket Round-Up - 9th June

The sun finally shone on the final day of matches in the 10th round of the LV= County Championship, and allowed for some entertainment at Trent Bridge and Tunbridge Wells as well as a Sussex win at Horsham.
9 June 2012

County Cricket Round-Up - 8th June

The rain continued to dampen spirits in the 10th round of the LV= County Championship, and meant that the matches at Grace Road and Chester-le-Street were drawn. Elsewhere, the Netherlands' impressive run in the Clydesdale Bank 40 ended in humiliating fashion at The Hague.
8 June 2012

County Cricket Round-Up - 7th June

The nation's cricketers made the most of some dry weather this morning to give county cricket watchers something to cheer, before the rain set in after lunch and wiped out the remainder of either day two or three in the tenth round of the LV= County Championship.
7 June 2012

County Cricket Round-Up - 6th June

Rain was once again the story of the day as round ten of the LV= County Championship got underway in earnest today. All of the matches were affected to some extent by the weather, with those in Division Two dealt the worst hand.
6 June 2012

County Cricket Round-Up - 5th June

The rain played less of a role than initially feared as another round of LV= County Championship and Clydesdale Bank 40 matches got underway today. It nonetheless did render a result impossible at both Southend-on-Sea and The Oval, but was unable to save Leicestershire at Grace Road.
5 June 2012

County Cricket Round-Up - 4th June

There were wins for Essex, the Netherlands, Nottinghamshire, Hampshire and Warwickshire in today's CB40 action.
4 June 2012

CW County Player Of The Week - Michael Thornely

Michael Thornely is this week's winner. The 24 year-old hit 227 runs for Leicestershire in their match against Glamorgan at Cardiff, despite only being on trial with the Foxes. He recovered from the disappointment of falling for 97 in the first innings to hit a calm 131 - his maiden first-class century - in the visitors second, as they comfortably escaped with a draw on the final day after surrendering a 287-run first innings deficit.
4 June 2012

County Cricket Round-Up - 3rd June

Rain ruined most of today's Clydesdale Bank 40 action, with the Unicorns' match against Sussex; Middlesex's against the Netherlands; and Yorkshire's against Northamptonshire all abandoned without a ball bowled.
3 June 2012

County Cricket Round-Up - 2nd June

There was a last-over finish at Chester-le-Street as Lancashire finally posted the first win of their title defence against Durham. Elsewhere, there was a win for Middlesex at Lord's, while Northamptonshire's match at Headingley and Somerset's at New Road both ended in a draw.
2 June 2012

County Cricket Round-Up - 1st June

There was a win for Gloucestershire over Derbyshire as the ninth round of matches in the LV= County Championship began to draw to a close today. Elsewhere Glamorgan drew against Leicestershire and Nick Compton finally passed 1000 first-class runs for the season, albeit a day late, at New Road.
1 June 2012