County Cricket

Lancashire-Somerset out-bowl each other in an otherwise batting dominated day one

Centuries from Sam Robson, Nick Gubbins, Ian Westwood and James Vince helped their respective teams while Old Trafford witnessed 18 wickets fall on day one of the Specsavers County Championship Division One.
22 April 2017

Ben Coad pens new deal with Yorkshire

Yorkshire have confirmed that fast bowler Ben Coad has penned a new one-year deal with the English county club.
20 April 2017

Vernon Philander sidelined for up to three weeks

Sussex have confirmed that South Africa fast bowler Vernon Philander will remain on the sidelines for two to three weeks after sustaining a groin injury during the recently concluded County Championship match against Kent.
20 April 2017

Essex votes against new T20 competition proposed by ECB

Essex County Cricket Club have voiced their displeasure on the decision of England and Wales Cricket Board to introduce a new Twenty20 competition that might kick-off from 2020.
19 April 2017

Lawrence pulls out stunning draw for Essex, Surrey complete innings victory

Dan Lawrence scored an unbeaten 141 to help Essex pull out an improbable draw against Lancashire while Surrey managed to complete an innings victory against Warwickshire in the opening round of Specsavers County Championship Division One.
10 April 2017

Hampshire pull out stunning chase, Essex face uphill task

Riding on a collective batting performance led by Jimmy Adams, Hampshire managed to chase down 321 runs with four wickets in hand while Surrey and Lancashire are in dominating position to begin their first round of Specsavers County Championship Division One with victories.
10 April 2017

Northamptonshire register innings victory, Kent, Nottinghamshire in dominant position

Northamptonshire became the first team to register a victory in the ongoing Specsavers County Championship as they rattled Glamorgan while Kent and Leicestershire are on course of victory on day two of the Division Two encounters.
9 April 2017

Surrey, Lancashire take control, Hampshire need 310 to win

The day two in County Championship Division One saw Lancashire and Surrey exerting a lot pf pressure on their opponents while a seven wicket haul from Kyle Abbott meant Hampshire need another 310 runs to win the game.
9 April 2017

Leicestershire suspends Charlie Shreck for two games after breach of conduct

Leicestershire has been docked 16 points in the ongoing County Championship as a penalty after their fast bowler Charlie Shreck became the fifth player to commit disciplinary offence.
8 April 2017

Northamptonshire eye innings victory after dismissing Glamorgan for 101

A well combined bowling effort from Northamptonshire saw them dismiss Glamorgan for 101 and later stretched their lead to 167 runs while Nottinghamshire and Gloucestershire bowled out Leicestershire and Kent respectively for 251 and 298 at stumps on day one of the County Championship Division Two encounter.
8 April 2017

Stoneman, Ballance and Coad shine on day one of County Championship Division One

Essex had a decent outing on their promotion while Mark Stoneman and Gary Ballance slammed centuries to help Surrey and Yorkshire respectively gain early advantage on day one of the first round of County Championship Division One.
7 April 2017

ECB announces first round of floodlit matches in upcoming season of County Championship

The England and Wales Cricket Board have announced the fixtures for the 2017 season of the Specsavers County Championship 2017 season which will see the day-night matches in the complete first round.
25 November 2016

Ian Botham keen to help Durham following relegation

Former England captain Ian Botham said that he is very eager to help out Durham after the club was relegated to Division Two of the County Championship following points deduction.
4 October 2016

Durham relegated to Division Two after ECB hands points deduction

Durham will play in Division Two of the County Championship next year after a points deduction handed by the England and Wales Cricket Board has resulted in their relegation.
4 October 2016

Alex Hepburn pens one-year deal with Worcestershire

Worcestershire all-rounder Alex Hepburn has penned a new one-year contract with Worcestershire, which will keep him at the club until the end of the 2017 season.
27 September 2016

Lewis Hatchett retires from professional cricket

Sussex fast bowler Lewis Hatchett has announced his retirement from professional cricket with immediate effect due to injury.
25 September 2016

Essex looking on track after gaining Division One promotion

As Essex's players and staff picked up the Second Division trophy at Canterbury yesterday, attention was diverted to the drama unfolding at Lord's where Middlesex brilliantly won their first Championship for 23 years. Rob Johnston shares his view on the club's recent progress.
24 September 2016

Middlesex end 23-year wait for championship title

Toby Roland-Jones sealed the County Championship title for Middlesex with a hat-trick as Yorkshire collapsed in their second innings and succumbed to a 61-run defeat.
23 September 2016

Somerset, Leicestershire secure wins while Bresnan hundred keeps Yorkshire alive in title race

Somerset reached the top of the Division One points table after securing a massive 325-run win over Nottinghamshire to keep their title hopes alive. Here is the latest from the County Championship.
23 September 2016

Somerset, Worcestershire surge ahead on day two while Yorkshire fight back at Lord's

The clash for the Division One title is thrillingly poised as Somerset surged ahead on the second day while Yorkshire fought back against Middlesex after a top-order collapse at Lord's. Catch the latest from the County Championship.
22 September 2016