Glamorgan have confirmed that Mark Wallace will be their club captain for the 2012 season. He will replace Alviro Petersen who has returned to South Africa and has endured a mixed season at the helm of the Welsh club.
The penultimate round of matches in the LV= County Championship kicked off today and it was a good day for title challengers Lancashire and Warwickshire as both put in good performances with the bat. In the day's other games, there was a century for Wes Durston and six wickets for Graham Napier.
Unicorns wicket-keeper Josh Knappett tells us how much he and his team-mates love playing at Wormsley, where they play their home games. He also talke about how well his team played in their final group game, when they beat Glamorgan by eight runs.
Worcestershire gave themselves a huge boost in their battle to avoid relegation with a remarkable win inside two days over title-chasing Lancashire as the LV= County Championship battle moves into its closing stages.
Leicestershire left-arm seamer Harry Gurney will move to Nottinghamshire, where he has signed a three-year contract, following the Champions League Twenty20 tournament in September and October.
Gurney missed Leicestershire's Friends Life t20 success but is expected to feature for the Foxes in India before switching to Trent Bridge.
Any one of Middlesex, Sussex, Nottinghamshire, Durham or Somerset can qualify for the semi-finals of the Clydesdale Bank 40, with three places up for grabs - Surrey have already booked their place in the next round - on the final day of group matches.
Leicestershire beat Somerset by 18 runs to take a third domestic Twenty20 title after an enthralling 2011 Finals Day at Edgbaston.
The rain stayed away to allow a full 20 over affair in the Friends Life t20 final and Leicestershire were inserted by Somerset captain Marcus Trescothick.
Rain prevented almost any play on the final day of the remaining LV= County Championship fixtures, meaning that Hampshire's basement battle with Worcestershire, Northamptonshire's table-topper against Middlesex; and Essex's match against Derbyshire all ended in draws. A little play was possible at The Rose Bowl with Hampshire facing 12 overs and advancing their second innings to 157 for six.
Lancashire head coach tells us that his side are ready to 'go for it' at T20 Finals Day.
Speaking at an exclusive training session for Hightown CC, set up by Thwaites an Lancashire CCC, he talks about the day, Lancashire's preparations for Finals Day, their season overall, the possibility of playing in the Champions League and pays tribute to England's recent rise to the top of the ICC Test rankings.
Lancashire's Gareth Cross chats to us ahead of the Friends Life T20 Finals Day at Edgbaston.
He is looking forward to getting on with the serious business of playing, also setting his sights on a place in the Champions League qualifying tournament, which the finalists will gain, although he and the rest of the club are determined to win the T20 competition overall and bring some silverware back to Old Trafford.