County Cricket

County Cricket Round-Up - 2nd September

There were wins for Middlesex and Kent on the penultimate day of the current round of LV= County Championship matches.
2 September 2011

Cricket World TV - Josh Knappett Delighted With Unicorns Win

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.
2 September 2011

County Cricket Round-Up - 1st September

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.
1 September 2011

Cricket World TV - Graham Wagg On 'Incredible Game'

Glamorgan all-rounder Graham Wagg talks to Cricket World following his side's narrow eight-run defeat to the Unicorns in their final CB40 group game at Wormsley.
1 September 2011

County Cricket Round-Up - 31st August

There were notable performances from Mark Stoneman, David Balcombe, Joe Sayers and Jim Allenby on the opening day of matches in round 19 of the LV= County Championship.
31 August 2011

Harry Gurney Seals Switch To Nottinghamshire

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.
31 August 2011

County Cricket Round-Up - 30th August

Middlesex's batsmen cashed in on the opening day of their LV= County Championship Division Two match against Leicestershire...
30 August 2011

Durham, Somerset, Surrey, Sussex Make Up CB40 Semi-Finals

On the final day of group matches in the Clydesdale Bank 40, there were wins for Derbyshire, Middlesex, Lancashire and Yorkshire.
29 August 2011

CB40 Group Games - Final Round Preview

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.
29 August 2011

Leicestershire Claim Third T20 Title

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.
28 August 2011

County Cricket Round-Up - 26th August & T20 Finals Day Preview

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.
26 August 2011

Cricket World TV - Lancashire Ready To 'Go For It' - Moores

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.
26 August 2011

Cricket World TV - Cross Sets Sights On Champions League

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.
26 August 2011

Cricket World TV - Kerrigan Looking Forward To Finals Day

Lancashire spinner Simon Kerrigan talks to us ahead of the Friends Life t20 Finals Day at Edgbaston, saying how much he is really looking forward to the event, how the club have used their extra preparation time and also giving his thoughts on England's rise to the top of the ICC Test rankings.
26 August 2011

Cricket World TV - Glen Chapple Says Lancashire In Good Shape

Lancashire captain Glen Chapple tells us how pleased he is with the way his side's season is going - still in contention for glory in both the LV= County Championship and the Friends Life t20 competitions. Ahead of T20 Finals Day at Edgbaston, he talks about how Lancashire have done their homework on their opponents, and how they have benefited from the preparation time available to them.
26 August 2011

Cricket World TV - Tom Smith On A Big Day For Lancashire

Lancashire's Tom Smith tells us that the mood in the camp ahead of T20 Finals Day at Edgbaston is good and the team feel they have prepared well. He says it is a big day for the club and talks about the new ground developments at both Old Trafford and Edgbaston, noting the change this year since the pitch in Manchester was rotated through 90 degrees.
26 August 2011

County Cricket Round-Up - 25th August

There were wins for Warwickshire and Surrey on another day of action in the LV= County Championship.
25 August 2011

County Cricket Round-Up - 24th August

On another day of action in the LV= County Championship, Nottinghamshire prevented Durham from retaking the top spot in Division One and Middlesex and Essex enjoyed productive days in the battle for promotion from Division Two.
24 August 2011

County Cricket Round-Up - 23rd August

Rain affected matches in the south and east of the country today with the opening days of Essex's match against Derbyshire and Hampshire's against Worcestershire completely abandoned. There were however excellent performances from Riki Wessels, Keith Barker and Tim Linley in the day’s other matches.
23 August 2011

Gemma Swaps Holly-Oak For Cricket Willow

Hollyoaks star Gemma Merna is set to bowl over Twenty20 cricket fans after being announced as the new captain of the LBW - Lazy Bar Walkers. The new LBW initiative by the England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) was launched by The Only Way is Essex star Sam Faiers at the start of the competition, but with Essex Eagles failing to progress to the finals, Lancashire girl Gemma stepped up to the plate.
23 August 2011