Paul Collingwood captained Durham to a seven wicket win over Somerset in their opening LV County Championship fixture at Taunton. As well as taking six wickets in the match, he scored an unbeaten hundred...

That I won my club’s most improved player trophy last summer for averaging 15.17 in Division Twelve West of the Hertfordshire League says a lot about my cricket. I am a keen amateur –...

New Lancashire captain Tom Smith believes the club’s acquisition of Aussie all-rounder James Faulkner could have a profound effect of the outcome of their season. Faulkner, who was man of the match in his country’s...

Stumps, Day Two: Yorkshire 298/9 (Lees 87; Shantry 4/60, Andrew 4/83) trail Worcestershire 311 by 13 runs, at New Road An unbeaten 78 from Tim Bresnan led Yorkshire out of danger after an enthralling second...

Middlesex conceded a first innings deficit of 117 as Nottinghamshire had by far the better of the second day at Lord’s. After losing their final wicket within the first over to be bowled out for...

At the end of a fascinating second day, Somerset were in deep trouble. Having conceded a first-innings lead of 81 to Durham, they struggled to 54-4. The northern county were led from the front...

On a bright, spring morning in Chelmsford, a world away from England’s Caribbean pursuit of redemption, Monty Panesar momentarily considers his own journey of recovery and a possible international recall. Catching himself, he quickly...

Stumps, Day One: Worcestershire 264/8 (Fell 114) v Yorkshire, at New Road Defending champions Yorkshire find themselves in a strong position after the opening day of their title defence as Worcestershire finished 264-8 at the...

Nottinghamshire collapsed from 180/2 to 298/9 against Middlesex at Lord’s on a topsy-turvy opening day of the new County Championship season.  The game changed six overs before tea when the rusty James Taylor tamely pulled...

Craig Miles took a career best 6/63 but Adam Rossington responded with 95 for Northamptonshire as the hosts edged an opening day of fluctuating fortunes at Wantage Road. Miles removed four of the top six...