County Cricket

County Cricket Round-Up - 2nd August

We round-up the action from another day on the county circuit, where title challengers Somerset and Warwickshire were again made to work hard; while in Division Two, promotion challengers Kent and Derbyshire played out an intriguing first day at Derby.
2 August 2012

County Cricket Round-Up - 1st August

The beginning of August marked the start of another round of action in the LV= County Championship, with two of the three title contenders in action at Uxbridge and Aigburth, and Yorkshire looking to make up ground on Derbyshire at the top of Division Two. We round up all six of today's matches, and the rest of the action.
1 August 2012

County Cricket Round-Up - 31st July

A round-up of all the day's county news plus previews of all of tomorrow's matches.
31 July 2012

County Cricket Round-Up - 30th July

All four of today's matches ended in a draw as a combination of rain, flat pitches and good batting meant that the bowlers struggled on the final day of matches in round 13 of the LV= County Championship.
30 July 2012

County Cricket Round-Up - 29th July

A round-up of all of the day's county action.
29 July 2012

County Cricket Round-Up - 28th July

It was an excellent day for both Championship contenders as Nottinghamshire's and Warwickshire's batsmen both made the most of the warm weather to pile on the runs at Trent Bridge and Edgbaston.
28 July 2012

County Cricket Round-Up - 27th July

A round-up of all the latest from the county circuit.
27 July 2012

County Cricket Round-Up - 26th July

After the excitement of the four Friends Life t20 quarter-finals on Tuesday and Wednesday, we return to LV= County Championship action. Two of the three title contenders are in action in this round of matches: Nottinghamshire host Sussex and Warwickshire host relegation-threatened Surrey. We preview the fixtures below.
26 July 2012

Magnificent McKenzie Proves Too Much For Outlaws

Hampshire beat Nottinghamshire in what was by far the closest of the four quarter-finals at Trent Bridge. Neil McKenzie guided the Royals home by hitting three of the last four balls for four as they won off the final ball of the match.
25 July 2012

Cricket World Extras - Dean Headley Talks England And Olympics

Exclusive interview with former Kent and England fast bowler Dean Headley as he talks about England's summer and whether cricket should be included in the Olympics.
25 July 2012

Root, Miller And Ballance Pummel Pears

Gary Ballance helped Yorkshire hit 72 runs from the final four overs of their innings; something which proved to be the difference for the home side in their Friends Life t20 quarter-final against Worcestershire. They prevailed by 29 runs in a high-scoring encounter at Headingley.
25 July 2012

Who Will Join Sussex And Somerset At Finals Day?

Yorkshire, Worcestershire, Nottinghamshire and Hampshire will be battling it out this evening to join Somerset and Sussex at Friends Life t20 Finals Day on 25th August. We preview both matches below.
25 July 2012

Super Styris Smashes Sussex Into Semis

A breathtaking innings from Scott Styris earnt Sussex a place at next month's Friends Life t20 Finals Day. The former New Zealand all-rounder hit 100 off only 37 balls; including hitting 38 off the 18th over which was bowled by the hapless James Fuller.
24 July 2012

Somerset Reach Another Finals Day

A valiant knock of 47 from only 24 balls by Ryan ten Doeschate wasn't enough to save a lacklustre Essex batting effort as they comfortably failed to chase down Somerset’s total of 175 for six at Taunton.
24 July 2012

Prior, Cook And Bopara Made Available For Quarter-Finals

After the disappointment of losing the first Test against South Africa today, three of England's batsmen are thrust back into county action tomorrow as Ravi Bopara, Alastair Cook and Matt Prior have all been made available by the ECB for Friends Life t20 quarter-final duty.
23 July 2012

County Cricket Round-Up - 22nd July

A round-up of all the action from a busy day on the county circuit.
22 July 2012

County Cricket Round-Up - 21st July

There were a couple of dramatic finishes today in the LV= County Championship as Warwickshire suffered a shock defeat at the hands of Somerset, and Durham almost pulled off an unlikely win over Sussex.
21 July 2012

County Cricket Round-Up - 20th July

Moeen Ali took another six wickets to condemn County Champions Lancashire to defeat inside three days at Old Trafford.
20 July 2012

County Cricket Round-Up - 19th July

Sixteen of the counties were in action today as the LV= County Championship continued after its mid-season break.
19 July 2012

County Cricket Round-Up - 18th July

A round-up of all the play that was possible on another rain-lashed day of action on the county circuit.
18 July 2012