County Cricket

Gloucestershire expecting record crowd for Somerset clash

Gloucestershire are expecting a record crowd at the County Ground in Bristol for Friday's NatWest T20 Blast derby clash with Somerset.
15 June 2016

Essex go top as rain hits one-day and T20 programme

Essex beat Kent by five wickets to move to the top of the Royal London One-Day Cup South Group table while rain caused two matches in the North Group and the day's only scheduled NatWest T20 fixture to be abandoned.
15 June 2016

Worcestershire urge fans to turn New Road yellow for Cricket Versus Cancer

Worcestershire stand-in captain Jack Leach is urging the club's fans to turn New Road yellow on 1st July in support of batsman Tom Fell and first-team scorer Dawn Pugh who have both been battling cancer.
15 June 2016

Paul Walter signs first professional deal at Essex

All-rounder Paul Walter has signed a two-year contract with Essex, his first professional deal with the club, the county have confirmed.
15 June 2016

Birmingham Bears sign Matthew Wade for T20 Blast

Birmingham Bears have signed Australian wicket-keeper Matthew Wade for the final six matches of the NatWest T20 Blast group stage as a replacement for New Zealand's Luke Ronchi.
15 June 2016

One-Day Cup wins for Gloucestershire, Kent, Middlesex, Surrey, Yorkshire

There were Royal London One-Day Cup wins for Gloucestershire, Kent, Middlesex, Surrey and Yorkshire as teams managed to complete their matches despite the bad weather hitting most of England and Wales.
14 June 2016

2016 Royal London One-Day Cup Week Two - Statistical Preview

With the action-packed week two of Royal London One-Day Cup ready to get underway, let us take a look at the key statistics in play.
11 June 2016

2016 NatWest T20 Blast - Statistical Preview

The first week of the NatWest Twenty20 Blast is upon us and there is plenty of cricketing action in store for the fans. Here are a few key statistics that lie ahead of the first week.
18 May 2016

Do Australia need to rethink their approach to county cricket?

Many reasons were put forward to explain Australia’s Ashes defeat: poor selection, but one of the more interesting theories was that not enough of the best Australian cricketers are playing in English county cricket.
30 November 2015

ECB announce new helmet safety measures

From the start of next season, the England and Wales Cricket Board have made it compulsory for men and women playing professional cricket to wear helmets when batting or fielding close to the wicket.
27 November 2015

Tom Abell - from Cricket World award contender to LV= Breakthrough Player award winner

Tom Abell first came to our attention thanks to Cricket World profiled club Taunton - one year later, he has been won the 2015 LV= Breakthrough Player award following a stellar season with Somerset.
23 September 2015

Surrey's future in good hands - Ali Brown - Cricket World TV

Surrey second-team coach Ali Brown says the club's youngsters are performing "exceptionally well" and their progress is putting the club in a strong position for the future.
5 August 2015

Keen to focus on all forms of cricket, not just T20 - Alex Wakely - Cricket World TV

Northamptonshire are one of three teams trying to join Birmingham and Worcestershire in the NatWest T20 Blast quarter-finals but captain Alex Wakely says their focus is not just concentrated on the shortest format of the game.
24 July 2015

Stat Attack - NatWest T20 Blast 24th July preview - Cricket World TV

The final round of eight NatWest T20 Blast group matches tomorrow (24th July) will determine who makes the quarter-finals - we pick out the key stats for you ahead of the acion.
23 July 2015

Stat Attack - NatWest T20 Blast 10th-12th July preview - Cricket World TV

Ahead of another busy weekend of NatWest T20 Blast action, we preview the 14 matches coming up by picking out some of the key statistics relevant to each game in Stat Attack.
10 July 2015

Talking Point - Is T20 a batsman's game? Cricket World TV

We have all become used to watching high-scoring Twenty20 games with sixes and fours hit with increasing regularity. But has the game gone too far in the batsmens' favour?
3 July 2015

Stat Attack - NatWest T20 Blast weekend preview - Cricket World TV

We preview this week's NatWest T20 Blast action by picking out the stats that matter ahead of 11 matches that could go a long way towards deciding who reaches the quarter-finals.
1 July 2015

Is the County Championship Division Two producing enough England cricketers?

Rob Johnston asks whether the two-division County Championship is producing enough Test quality cricketers and what the growing gap between the first and second divisions means for England.
25 June 2015

Outgrounds in county cricket - a dying breed?

Last week, I went to watch Kent play Surrey at Beckenham and it got me thinking about the plight of festival cricket at outgrounds, writes Rob Johnston.
3 June 2015

Overseas Players In County Cricket - Then & Now

Overseas players turning out in county cricket is nothing new, but as Rob Johnston writes, the difference between then and now is striking.
25 May 2015