County Cricket

County Cricket Round-Up - 5th July 2013

There were wins for Somerset, Hampshire, Nottinghamshire, Northamptonshire, Surrey, Essex, Hampshire and Leicestershire in the evening's Friends Life t20 matches. Meanwhile, the Roses Derby at Headingley ended in a dramatic tie.
5 July 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 4th July 2013

A round-up of the latest county cricket news and action plus previews of tomorrow's Friends Life t20 games.
4 July 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 3rd July 2013

A round-up of the latest from the county circuit.
3 July 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 2nd July 2013

A round-up of the day's county cricket news and action.
2 July 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 1st July 2013

Nottinghamshire kept up their impressive run in limited-overs cricket this year by beating Lancashire to move to the top of the North Group in the Friends Life t20. The Outlaws won the toss and asked the home side to bat in front of a sparse crowd at Old Trafford. Within the space of four overs, both of the Lancashire openers were back in the pavilion.
1 July 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 30th June 2013

There were wins for Sussex, Gloucestershire, Surrey and Durham as the Friends Life t20 continued in glorious sunshine around the country today.
30 June 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 29th June 2013

Derbyshire made it two wins out of two to move to the top of the North Group in the Friends Life t20. They benefited from a Leicestershire batting collapse of seven for 30 to win by 24 runs at Grace Road and condemn the home side to a second defeat.
29 June 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 28th June 2013

There were wins for Derbyshire, Surrey, Lancashire, Glamorgan, Northamptonshire and Nottinghamshire as the Friends Life t20 spluttered into life around the country amid the showers. The pick of the day’s matches was arguably Derbyshire's tense two-wicket win at Headingley, with Jonathan Clare their batting star.
28 June 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 27th June 2013

We preview tomorrow's Friends Life t20 matches and round-up the latest county cricket news.
27 June 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 26th June 2013

Reigning Friends Life t20 champions Hampshire got the defence of their title off to a winning start with a relatively comfortable five-wicket win over Surrey under the Southampton floodlights. Michael Carberry was the stand-out player during their successful run chase, hitting a splendid 60 off only 45 balls.
26 June 2013

Video - 'People Want To Watch Twenty Overs Of Explosions'

Ahead of the start of the Friends Life t20 this week, Somerset captain says that the fast-paced, frenetic nature of the game is like '20 overs of explosions'. He helped Somerset lift the trophy in 2005 but despite three further visits to the final, they are still searching for a repeat victory, something which is hopeful of putting right this year.
25 June 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 25th June 2013

James Taylor, now seemingly the forgotten man of English cricket, gave the selectors another nudge by hitting an unbeaten double-hundred as Nottinghamshire comfortably drew their LV= County Championship match against Sussex.
25 June 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 24th June 2013

There were wins for Somerset and Essex as the eleventh round of the LV= County Championship continued to draw to a close around the country. Over at Headingley, Yorkshire managed a draw despite the best efforts of Gary Keedy.
24 June 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 23rd June 2013

Kevin Pietersen was the headline act on another rain-swept day on the county circuit. He hit an unbeaten aggressive century against Yorkshire on his return from a knee injury. Elsewhere, Worcestershire kept their promotion hopes alive by wrapping up the win over Glamorgan and Middlesex thrashed the Unicorns in the Yorkshire Bank 40 at Southend-on-Sea.
23 June 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 22nd June 2013

The nation's county cricketers were again left dodging the showers as the eleventh round of the LV= County Championship continued. Worcestershire were left three wickets from victory heading into the final day against Glamorgan, while elsewhere the matches at Grace Road and Derby are evenly poised at the halfway point.
22 June 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 21st June 2013

The eleventh round of the LV= County Championship continued today and managed to avoid most of the showers. Lancashire completed victory inside two days on a controversial pitch at Old Trafford, while Kevin Pietersen's comeback was held up by Andrew Gale and new England team-mate Gary Ballance at Headingley. Elsewhere, Worcestershire took control over Glamorgan and Leicestershire spurned chances to do likewise against Essex.
21 June 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 20th June 2013

A round-up of the day's county cricket news and action, including of a wicket-heavy day at Old Trafford.
20 June 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 19th June 2013

There were wins for Nottinghamshire and Glamorgan in tonight's Yorkshire Bank 40 action. We also preview the first of the eleventh round LV= County Championship matches.
19 June 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 18th June 2013

Scotland were denied their first win of this season's Yorkshire Bank 40 as Lancashire prevailed by seven wickets with 21 balls to spare at Old Trafford. Hampshire beat Derbyshire to go top of Group B in the day's other fixture.
18 June 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 17th June 2013

News of Surrey's decision to sack Director of Cricket Chris Adams plus the rest of the day's news from the county circuit and previews of tomorrow's games.
17 June 2013

 
 
 
 

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