County Cricket

County Cricket Round-Up - 16th June 2013

There were wins for Nottinghamshire, the Netherlands, Northamptonshire, Somerset, Gloucestershire, Durham and Lancashire as the Yorkshire Bank 40 continued today. The Outlaws remain the only team to have won all of their games following their triumph over Warwickshire, while the Netherlands' win was their first of the competition.
16 June 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 15th June 2013

All three of the remaining matches in the tenth round of the LV= County Championship ended in draws as Kent resisted admirably against Glamorgan, and the Division One matches petered out into bonus point accumulations.
15 June 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 14th June 2013

There was high drama on the county circuit as the tenth round of matches in this season's LV= County Championship began to draw to a close today. Essex were humbled for a record-low of 20 by Lancashire, while Yorkshire went to the top of Division One by completing victory over highly-fancied Middlesex, and Durham won a thriller against defending champions Warwickshire.
14 June 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 13th June 2013

There was again rain, mainly in the midlands, to affect matches in the LV= County Championship, but between the showers, Yorkshire took the upper hand over Middlesex, Nottinghamshire fought back against Derbyshire, Glamorgan had the better of day two against Kent, and the game at Chester-le-Street is nicely poised heading into day three.
13 June 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 12th June 2013

Showers played their part as the tenth round of the LV= County Championship attempted to get properly underway around the country today. The opening days of the matches at Southampton between Hampshire and Gloucestershire and Arundel between Sussex and Surrey were abandoned without a ball bowled, while most others were affected to some degree.
12 June 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 11th June 2013

There were centuries for Alex Lees and Kyle Coetzer as two of the 10th round matches in the LV= County Championship began today. The remaining matches will start tomorrow and are previewed below.
11 June 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 10th June 2013

We preview tomorrow's LV= County Championship matches and round-up the day's county cricket news.
10 June 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 9th June 2013

There were Yorkshire Bank 40 wins for Leicestershire, Derbyshire, Lancashire and Glamorgan, while the Championship match at Taunton ended in the expected draw. However, the story of the day came in Scarborough, where Matthew Fisher made history by becoming the youngest post-war player at 15 years and 212 days to play in a county competition. He made 10 off four balls and took one for 40 from seven overs on what was a promising debut.
9 June 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 8th June 2013

There were draws all round as the ninth round of matches in the LV= County Championship drew to a close. However, there were a couple of interesting finishes as Kent only just escaped against Hampshire and Middlesex were set a difficult target by Sussex before pulling out.
8 June 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 7th June 2013

Bat continued to dominate ball in round nine of the LV= County Championship, with most of the matches looking destined to be draws heading into tomorrow's final day. Only at Wantage Road was there a result as Northamptonshire completed the anticipated win over Worcestershire to move further clear at the top of Division Two.
7 June 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 6th June

Runs continued to flow on the county circuit as the sun shone and Keith Barker, Nick Compton and Freddie van den Bergh completed centuries. The best of the wicket-taking action again came at Wantage Road, where Worcestershire look to be on the brink of defeat against Northamptomshire.
6 June 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 5th June

There were centuries for Varun Chopra, Michael Lumb, Chris Rogers and Jim Allenby on a high-scoring day of matches in the LV= County Championship. Worcestershire were the only side bowled out on the opening day of round nine fixtures as Northamptonshire's pace attack proved too hot to handle at Wantage Road.
5 June 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 4th June

We preview tomorrow's round nine LV= County Championship matches and look back at last night's Graham Napier-led demolition of Surrey.
4 June 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 3rd June

A doughty unbroken seventh-wicket stand of 70 in 23 overs between Ben Brown and Chris Jordan helped Sussex earn a draw on the final day of their LV= County Championship Division One match against Nottinghamshire at Hove. There was also a win for Worcestershire in Rotterdam in the Yorkshire Bank 40.
3 June 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 2nd June

It was another sun-drenched day on the county circuit, with wins for Durham, Essex, Northamptonshire, Middlesex, Somerset and Gloucestershire in the Yorkshire Bank 40. In the LV= County Championship, Ricky Ponting tormented Derbyshire a little longer before their game at Derby ended in the anticipated draw, while Nottinghamshire moved into a good position with a day to go at Hove.
2 June 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 1st June

There was last-ball drama at Aigburth as Gloucestershire only narrowly escaped with a draw against Lancashire. Elsewhere, there was a tense nine-run win in the Yorkshire Bank 40 for Worcestershire and a debut Surrey century for Ricky Ponting.
1 June 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 31st May

There were welcome wickets for Chris Tremlett as he ensured that his name was kept in the thoughts of the England selectors on the day that they bowled poorly at Lord's. Elsewhere, Daryl Mitchell led Worcestershire's bonus points charge against Essex and Somerset avoided the follow-on to escape with a draw against Yorkshire.
31 May 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 30th May

There was enough cricket played in between the rain delays today to provide some interesting talking points. Shivnarine Chanderpaul made up for a delayed start at Derby by hitting an unusually brisk century, while Adam Lyth found himself on a hat-trick at Taunton, and Jack Shantry out-bowled Alan Richardson to be Essex's unexpected tormentor at New Road.
30 May 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 29th May

Rain again decimated the day's county cricket action, with the opening day of the second division match between Northamptonshire and Hampshire at Wantage Road abandoned without a ball bowled.
29 May 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 28th May

Rain in both Taunton and Worcester means that the eighth round of the LV= County Championship will have to wait until tomorrow to get underway. The first days of the matches between Somerset and Yorkshire and Worcestershire and Essex were both abandoned without a ball bowled with not even a toss taking place.
28 May 2013

 
 
 
 

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