Surrey-Middlesex called off as a draw

Specsavers County Championship Division One, Kia Oval Surrey v Middlesex, day four Middlesex 395: Gubbins 91, Malan 58, Robson 53; T Curran 4-113 Surrey 242 & 98-0: Burns 57* Match Drawn Middlesex 10 pts, Surrey 9 pts Match scorecard Surrey’s London derby against Middlesex was called off as a draw at The Oval after bad

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Rain forces draw at Wantage Road

Specsavers County Championship Division Two, County Ground, Northampton Northamptonshire v Kent, day four Kent 396 & 131-2: Bell-Drummond 69*; Panesar 1-38 Northamptonshire 498: Wakely 87, Rossington 78; Qayyum 3-158 Match drawn Kent 11 pts, Northants 11 pts Match scorecard Only 11 overs were possible on the final day at Wantage Road as Northants and Kent

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Cricket leads depression battle – Fowler

Throughout his playing career, any off-season for Graeme Fowler used to begin in the same way – the door would be locked, the curtains shut and the phone taken off the hook. The former Lancashire, Durham and England batsman thought nothing of it. It was his way of recharging the batteries. However, the 59-year-old now

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Cook on verge of 10,000 Test runs

England captain Alastair Cook is set to become the youngest player to score 10,000 Test runs when his side play Sri Lanka in the first Test at Headingley. Cook – aged 31 years, four months and 24 days on Thursday – needs 36 runs to break Indian Sachin Tendulkar’s record. He will be the 12th

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Somerset on top as Yorkshire collapse

Specsavers County Championship Division One, Cooper Associates County Ground Somerset v Yorkshire, day three Somerset 562-7 dec: Hidreth 166, Trescothick 97, Trego 94; Rashid 4-160 Yorkshire 306-9: Lyth 106; Groenewald 3-50, Gregory 2-55 Somerset lead by 256 runs Somerset 7 pts, Yorkshire 4 pts Match scorecard Somerset’s bowlers toppled Yorkshire’s middle-order to leave the the

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Sixteen wickets tumble at Trent Bridge

Specsavers County Championship Division One, Trent Bridge Nottinghamshire v Warwickshire, day three Warwickshire 373 & 236: Chopra 82, Trott 59; Fletcher 4-25, Patel 4-71 Nottinghamshire 383 & 21-3: Barker 2-11 Nottinghamshire need 206 runs to win Nottinghamshire 7 pts, Warwickshire 7 pts Match scorecard Nottinghamshire will need 206 more runs, with seven wickets remaining, to

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Five for McCarthy before Borthwick ton

Specsavers County Championship Division One, Emirates Riverside Durham v Lancashire, day three Durham 411: Borthwick 134, Collingwood 97 & 239-4: Borthwick 103*, Stoneman 62 Lancashire 326: Hameed 74, Petersen 61, Kerrigan 48; McCarthy 5-70 Durham lead by 324 runs Durham 7 pts, Lancashire 6 pts Match scorecard Durham fast bowler Barry McCarthy claimed a first

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Rayner's haul puts Middlesex in control

Specsavers County Championship Division One, Kia Oval Surrey v Middlesex, day three Middlesex 395: Gubbins 91, Malan 58, Robson 53; T Curran 4-113 Surrey 242 & 98-0 (f/o): Burns 57* Surrey trail by 55 runs Surrey 4 pts, Middlesex 5 pts Match scorecard Ollie Rayner took six wickets as Middlesex took control over Surrey at

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Root, Shrubsole & Edwards win awards

England batsman Joe Root has won three awards at the England and Wales Cricket Board’s awards in Leeds. The 25-year-old Yorkshire player won both Test and one-day international awards and was also voted Player of the Year by England supporters. Somerset bowler Anya Shrubsole, 24, is the England Women’s Cricketer of the Year for the

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Batsmen continue to dominate at Taunton

Specsavers County Championship Division One, Cooper Associates County Ground Somerset v Yorkshire, day two Somerset 562-7 dec: Hidreth 166, Trescothick 97, Trego 94; Rashid 4-160 Yorkshire 127-1: Lyth 80* Somerset lead by 435 runs Somerset 4 pts, Yorkshire 1 pt Match scorecard James Hildreth hit his second century of the season for Somerset on day

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