County Cricket

Gloucestershire extend lead by beating Surrey

Gloucestershire moved four points clear at the top of the NatWest T20 Blast South Group as they eased to a six-wicket victory over Surrey in Bristol.
6 July 2016

Middlesex go top, Essex see off brave Kent

Records were broken in today's Specsavers County Championship action as Essex eventually overcame Kent's brave resistance, Middlesex went top of the pile and Derbyshire's game against Northamptonshire was abandoned without a ball being bowled.
6 July 2016

Glamorgan hold off Sussex, Kent, Worcestershire fight back

Glamorgan produced a battling final day performance to draw their County Championship match against Sussex while elsewhere, Kent and Worcestershire produced stirring comebacks on a day where bat generally dominated ball.
5 July 2016

Varun Chopra to leave Warwickshire at season's end

Warwickshire have confirmed that opening batsman and former captain Varun Chopra will leave Edgbaston at the end of the 2016 season when his current contract expires.
5 July 2016

Warwickshire beat Surrey as Sussex pair go big

Warwickshire completed victory over Surrey in three days in Guildford, riding on a five-wicket haul from Jeetan Patel, while there was plenty of action and excitement elsehwere in the County Championship, including some big runs scored by Sussex pair Luke Wells and Ben Brown.
4 July 2016

Richard Gleeson earns Northamptonshire contract

After a series of impressive performances, fast bowler Richard Gleeson has earned a two-year contract with Northamptonshire, for whom he has been playing on an individual match deal basis.
4 July 2016

Worcestershire hand George Rhodes new contract

Worcestershire have awarded 22-year-old all-rounder George Rhodes a two-year contract which keeps him at New Road until at least the end of the 2018 season.
4 July 2016

Finch hits ton on Surrey debut, Rudolph digs in for Glamorgan

Two Specsavers County Championship matches got underway today and two innings stood out - Aaron Finch's ton for Surrey and Jacques Rudolph's effort for Glamorgan - as the bowlers had a decent day.
2 July 2016

Wins for Derbyshire, Essex, Gloucestershire, Northamptonshire, Sussex, Yorkshire

On a night of high drama in the NatWest T20 Blast, there were wins for Derbyshire, Essex, Gloucestershire, Northamptonshire, Sussex and Yorkshire - despite rain threatening throughout.
1 July 2016

Kent beat Sussex despite the sun, rain denies Durham, Worcestershire

Rain caused tonight's NatWest T20 Blast match between Durham and Worcestershire to be abandoned while the sun interrupted proceedings between Kent and Sussex before the former prevailed.
30 June 2016

Gloucestershire, Leicestershire draw rain-disrupted game

Having lost the best part of two days due to rain, it came as little surprise that the Specsavers County Championship Division Two match between Gloucestershire and Leicestershire at Grace Road was drawn.
30 June 2016

Essex gear up for brace of games against Kent

Essex are preparing to face Kent in both the NatWest T20 Blast and Specsavers County Championship with plenty at stake in both "Battle of the Bridge" contests.
30 June 2016

Ben Cox signs new Worcestershire contract

Worcestershire have confirmed that wicket-keeper Ben Cox has signed a new four-year contract which will keep him at New Road until the end of the 2020 season.
30 June 2016

Kent go top as rain interrupts everywhere

Rain played spoilsport on what had the potential to be an intriguing day's play in the Specsavers County Championship with only Kent's game against Derbyshire seeing any action at all.
29 June 2016

Cook available for Essex-Kent County Championship clash

Essex will have England captain Alastair Cook available to them for the Specsavers County Championship Division Two match against Kent which begins this Sunday (3rd July).
29 June 2016

Gubbins, Madsen star before rain curtails proceedings

Rain brought about an early end to the action at all five County Championship matches being played today, but not before Nick Gubbins registered a maiden double-century and Wayne Madsen hit his fourth ton of the season.
28 June 2016

Somerset take control, Warwickshire fight back

Day two of the latest round of Specsavers County Championship matches was good for Derbyshire, Somerset, Lancashire, and Warwickshire while Leicestershire and Gloucestershire got their game underway.
27 June 2016

Essex to give youngsters a chance instead of replacing Adam Milne

After losing out on the services of New Zealand fast bowler Adam Milne due to injury last week, Essex have confirmed they will not be recruiting an overseas player to replace him for the NatWest T20 Blast.
27 June 2016

Overton twins, Kent pair provide early highlights

The Overton twins sharing eight wickets for Somerset against Hampshire and a record partnership for Kent against Derbyshire were among the highlights of the four Specsavers County Championship matches that got underway today.
26 June 2016

T20 Blast wins for in-form Gloucestershire, Northants

Northamptonshire have replaced Birmingham Bears at the top of the North Group of the NatWest T20 Blast while a win for Gloucestershire has put them second in the South Group thanks to wins over Leicestershire and Sussex respectively.
26 June 2016