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Former Spitfires’ captain Sam Northeast silenced his Kentish critics with an unbeaten century that helped steer Hampshire to an emphatic 90-run Royal London One-Day Cup victory over Kent in Canterbury.
In-form Gary Ballance and young gun Harry Brook hit superb centuries and shared a match turning fourth-wicket partnership of 211 as Yorkshire got their Royal London one-day Cup campaign off to a winning start by 213 runs against Leicestershire at Emerald Headingley.
James Franklin has selected a 13-man squad for Durham Cricket’s first two Royal London One Day Cup fixtures, which begin this week at Northants (Wednesday, April 17) and Leicestershire (Friday, April 19).
This weekend (5-7 April), tens of thousands of volunteers across England and Wales pitched in alongside England stars Jason Roy, Chris Woakes and Danielle Wyatt to help local clubs get ready for the season as part of NatWest CricketForce.
Essex’s third season back in Division One starts with a match against Hampshire at the Ageas Bowl on Friday (11am) and Head Coach Anthony McGrath admits that he and his squad can’t wait to get things underway.
Durham Cricket is pleased to announce that Cameron Bancroft has been appointed as the Club’s new Specsavers County Championship and Royal London One-Day Cup captain, following Paul Collingwood’s retirement at the end of the 2018 season.