Dan Lawrence’s hard labour sees Essex to a draw with Lancashire
Lancashire 319 & 317-3 decEssex 159 & 316-6Since Dan Lawrence scored 161 in his second Championship match, against Surrey two years ago and aged only 17, he has been identified as a player of rare promise ...
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Parnell returning to Kent
South Africa all-rounder Wayne Parnell has signed a short-term deal to join Kent for the third time.
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CCD1: Surrey seal innings win
Surrey wrapped up victory over Warwickshire by an innings and one run on day four of their Specsavers County Championship Division One clash at the Oval.
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Hutton new Yorkshire president
Yorkshire have announced Richard Hutton, son of former England captain Sir Len Hutton, as their new president.
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County cricket: Essex v Lancashire, Surrey v Warwickshire – live!
News and score updates from around the groundsCounty round-up: Trott ton for Warwickshire holds up SurreyEmail Will here. Tweet him too or join the discussion below the line 11.43am BST Jimmy Anderson has bowled six over ...
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CCD1: Hants win at Headingley
Hampshire edged Yorkshire in an opening week Specsavers County Championship thriller as they chased down 320 to win at Headingley inside three days.
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County round-up: Warwickshire’s Trott hits century as Hants shock Yorkshire
• Jonathan Trott’s 41st first-class century steadies Warwickshire against Surrey• Hampshire chase down 320 with four wickets in hand to beat YorkshireJonathan Trott ambled to the crease, on a pair, at the end of the thir ...
Guardian Sunday, 9th April 2017, 7:38PM - Read article
Constable could have been colour blind | Brief letters
Gloomy paintings | Simnel cake | Unitarianism and the Guardian | Henry VIII as snooper | Cricket gatesConstable’s gloomy paintings may have been as much due to his colour vision as his wife’s health (Paintings r ...
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CCD2: Stevens six-for stuns Gloucs
Veteran Darren Stevens bagged 6-22 to help Kent to secure a dramatic three-day victory in Canterbury where Gloucestershire were skittled for 61 in the space of 93 minutes.
Sky Sports Sunday, 9th April 2017, 5:00PM - Read article
County cricket – live blog!
All the latest from the first round of Championship matchesEmail Will here, or Tweet him hereDay two: Footitt lets rip to give Surrey total controlMatthew Engel: cricket sleepwalks to big-city business model 2.26pm BST H ...
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CCD2: Pattinson fells Foxes
James Pattinson ripped Leicestershire's tail to shreds as Nottinghamshire opened their Specsavers County Championship Division Two campaign with a 10-wicket victory.
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CCD1: Footitt haul stuns Bears
Mark Footitt set his sights on an England call after putting the skids under Warwickshire to give Surrey total control of their Specsavers County Championship Division One season opener.
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Surrey’s Mark Footitt lets rip to put Warwickshire on the defensive
• Day two: Surrey 454; Warwickshire 42-5 (tea)• Surrey look likely to justify the pre-season hypeSurrey have been the subject of some lofty pre-season forecasts, and they spent the first day of the season showing why. So ...
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CCD2: Northants storm to victory
Ben Sanderson took four second-innings wickets as Northamptonshire claimed victory by an innings and 22 runs over Glamorgan inside two days at Wantage Road.
Sky Sports Saturday, 8th April 2017, 4:35PM - Read article
County cricket – live!
Rolling report of the second day of the County Championship seasonVic Marks: County cricket returns with a curious buzz Send your thoughts to Will by email or via twitter @willis_macp 11.48am BST Bressie’s at it again.OU ...
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T20 plan is another step on cricket’s sleepwalk to a big-city business model | Matthew Engel
The ECB’s new format is part of an inexorable move away from the counties while clubs like Northamptonshire lose their member ownership model“The thing about cricket,” someone said at the Wisden dinner the other night, “ ...
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County cricket returns with a curious buzz around the English game | Vic Marks
Haseeb Hameed and his new England colleagues are back in the shires as the county game enjoys a rare moment in the sun – metaphorically and literallyIt has been a strange start to the cricket season. The established patt ...
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County round-up: Lancashire’s Jimmy Anderson torments Essex with the bat
• England bowler shines in last-wicket stand; Surrey punish Warwickshire• Gary Ballance starts Yorkshire captaincy with fine innings against HampshireThere was plenty to interest England’s watching chairman of selectors, ...
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CCD2: Broad adds to Foxes' woes
England paceman Stuart Broad led the way as Nottinghamshire put themselves in a strong position after day one against Leicestershire in the Specsavers County Championship.
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CCD1: Debut ton for Stoneman
Mark Stoneman marked his Surrey Specsavers County Championship debut with a masterly 165 as his new county took control against Warwickshire at the Kia Oval.
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