Lancashire

Sangakkara and Trescothick help Surrey and Somerset to draw

Kumar Sangakkara scored twin centuries as Surrey managed to overcome Middlesex while handy knocks of 106 and 46 from Marcus Trescothik helped Somerset manage a draw in the County Championship Division One clashes on the final day.
23 May 2017
 

Essex pull incredible innings victory, Chanderpaul, Sangakkara, Trott score centuries on day three

A brilliant bowling performance for the second time in the game saw Essex rise to the top of the County Championship Division One table with an innings victory over Hampshire while centuries from Jonathan Trott, Shivnarine Chanderpaul and Kumar Sangakkara have kept hopes of Warwickshire, Surrey and Lancashire alive on day three.
22 May 2017

Essex flex bowling muscle, Yorkshire pile on 421 as Brooks eye maiden century

Essex had one of their best days in the County Championship Division One as a collective bowling performance saw them Hampshire reeling at 92 for seven while Dawid Malan's century led Middlesex's resurgence against Surrey at Lord's on day two.
21 May 2017

Cook, Westley give Essex control, Lancashire sweat on Anderson injury

Alastair Cook and Tom Westley dominated on a batting day to take Essex to 243 for two while Gary Ballance and Kumar Sangakkara chipped in with knocks of 74 and 113 respectively to help Yorkshire and Surrey recover against Lancashire and Middlesex in the County Championship Division One clashes.
20 May 2017

Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire, Worcestershire progress to knock-outs of Royal London Cup

An all-round performance from Worcestershire helped them chase 210 runs against Derbyshire while Yorkshire managed to successfully defend 258 runs against Leicestershire in their Royal London One-Cup face-off. With rain playing spoilsport in the encounter between Nottinghamshire and Northamptonshire, Lancashire managed to overhaul challenge from Durham riding on a century from Dane Vilas.
17 May 2017

Warwickshire losing streak continues, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Durham register victories

Centuries from Alex Wakely, Tom Kohler-Cadmore and Billy Root proved vital as they helped Northamptonshire, Worcestershire and Nottinghamshire respectively to victories while all-round effort from Durham saw them overhaul Leicestershire in their Royal London One-Day Cup encounters in the North Group.
6 May 2017

Yorkshire continue winning momentum, Durham open their account

Lancashire won the toss and elected to field first. After a 48-run opening stand between Adam Lyth (30) and Jonny Bairstow (28), a triple strike from Ryan McLaren (3-43) saw Yorkshire reduced to 87 for three.
2 May 2017

Leicestershire complete thrilling chase despite Hameed brilliance on debut

A collective batting effort from Leicestershire helped them complete a chase of 309 runs in the 49th over against Lancashire in their Royal London Cup encounter in Manchester.
29 April 2017

Hampshire, Middlesex gain control, Lancashire, Surrey fightback on day two

Middlesex and Hampshire have gained control in their respective games against Yorkshire and Essex respectively with a superior batting performance while Lancashire and Surrey bounced back to end day two of Specsavers County Championship Division One on a high.
23 April 2017

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

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

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

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

Dane Vilas, Shivnarine Chanderpaul join Lancashire

Lancashire have acquired the services of South Africa wicket-keeper batsman Dane Vilas and former West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul for the upcoming season.
29 January 2017

Sussex, Worcestershire game evenly poised, Somerset in firm control

Steve Magoffin picked a 10-wicket haul for Sussex while Miguel Cummins had a memorable outing with seven wickets as the game is heading for an exciting day three finish.
13 September 2016

Rain plays spoilsport on day four

Weather played a spoilsport on the final day of the latest round of the County Championship as rain prevented any play happening in the games at Chester-le-Street, Manchester and Derby.
4 September 2016

Somerset, Essex build massive leads as Northamptonshire surge towards victory

Somerset surged ahead with Peter Trego's unbeaten 154 in Division One while Tom Westley’s maiden double hundred gave Northamptonshire a commanding lead in Division Two by the end of the second day. Here is everything you want to know on day two of the latest round in the County Championship.
1 September 2016

Somerset begin strongly as bowlers dominate on day one

Somerset began the latest round of County Championship fixtures strongly with Tom Abell scoring a ton, taking the score to 339 for seven against Lancashire. Elsewhere the bowlers dominated in the rest of the fixtures on the first day with as many as five bowlers registering their five-wicket hauls.
31 August 2016

County Championship Week 17 - Statistical Round up

As the 17th week in the County Championship gets underway, Middlesex and Essex are still leading the Division One and Division Two points tables respectively. Here are a few key statistics ahead of the action-packed week ahead of us.
30 August 2016