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County cricket finale: Lancashire v Hampshire, Warks v Somerset – live!

Finally a wicket at Edgbaston as Jack Leach falls one run short of his half-century. Danny Briggs the man to strike, bowling into the very sparse footmarks on this solid surface and teasing an edge to slip. Somerset 381 for nine in the 134th over, leading by 14 runs. Cracking work by Leach, it must be said, who batted for three hours and bar a couple of plays and misses, didn’t offer a chance until his eventual demise. Some nice uppercut fours off the seamers and one dancing six off Briggs over cow corner earlier. Chris Silverwood and Joe Root take note...
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James Vince gives Hampshire a real shot at the County Championship title with lead of 160 over Lancashire after 14 wickets tumble on day two in thrilling finale to the season

James Vince, Lancashire, County Championship, Hampshire, Somerset County Cricket Club, Tom Bailey, Hampshire County Cricket Club, Warwickshire County Cricket Club, Liverpool, Edgbaston Cricket Ground. James Vince fulfilled one ambition that seemed beyond him when he made his first England hundred earlier this summer. On Wednesday, he took a big step...
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Napa Valley Sports Report: Cricket club to start 10th season Saturday at Expo

The Napa Valley Cricket Club is set to mark its 10th season Saturday with a marquee match at the Napa Valley Expo in downtown Napa. The match, scheduled to start at 10 a.m., will be the club’s first there since October 2019 and will take place on the Silverado Green on the east side of the property.

County Championship: 25 wickets fall on day one of Essex vs Northants

The opening day of the County Championship game between Essex and the Northants was a crazy one as 25 wickets fell before the close of play. Yep, you didn’t just misread that. A staggering 25 wickets were picked up by the two teams as we go into day two with Northamptonshire halfway through their second innings and in deep trouble.

Nottinghamshire’s title hopes on knife’s edge after Joe Clarke’s elegant hundred

Nottinghamshire 292 for 9 (Clarke 109, Evison 58*) vs Yorkshire. Nottinghamshire awarded their coach Peter Moores a new three-year contract ahead of their final Championship match with Yorkshire, but could they adorn it by winning the title? The small print on that one took some reading but basically, by the end of the first day, Notts were left with the tensest of overnight situations: they are 292 for 9 against Yorkshire and if they don’t reach 300 then their title challenge is all over. The score should come with a health warning.

Warwickshire confirm FREE entry for LV= Insurance County Championship conclusion

Warwickshire County Cricket Club has announced FREE entry for the final two days of the LV= Insurance County Championship match at Edgbaston versus Somerset on Thursday 23 and Friday 24 September. With victory, along with maximum bowling points, guaranteeing an eighth County Championship for the county, Warwickshire are encouraging Members...

WATCH: Danny Cipriani absolutely SMASHED on Premiership return

Danny Cipriani showed a lot of maturity on his Gallagher Premiership return over the weekend. The Bath Rugby fly-half, who joined the club in the summer after leaving Gloucester in December, was on the receiving end of a heavy hit from Rohan Janse van Rensburg. Clearly struggling, he alerted the...

Cricketing father WG Grace's bust unveiled at Bristol County Ground

A bronze bust of the cricketing legend Dr WG Grace has been unveiled at the cricket club he founded. Known as the Father of Cricket, amateur William Gilbert Grace was a hugely talented all-rounder and is credited for modernising batting techniques. The commemorative bust went on display at Gloucestershire County...

Kent’s Blast triumph a rare authentic moment in an endless sprawl of cricket

The woman in the bird costume can scarcely believe what she’s seeing. The man dressed as a bottle of mustard is mesmerised by the flight of the white ball against the dark night sky. The pair of jockeys leaping in anticipation of a Somerset six now clutch their heads as Jordan Cox of Kent hurls himself skywards, flips the ball back over the boundary rope and into play again. By the time Cox has finally hit the turf, Matt Milnes has grasped the catch off the bowling of Darren Stevens, and Kent are on the way to becoming men’s Twenty20 champions of England for the first time since 2007.

NOT vs YOR Dream 11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Pitch Report, Team Details

The Nottinghamshire and Yorkshire team will lock horns in the Division 1 match of the English Test County Championship. The Notts team have the presence of players like Haseeb Hameed and Luke Fletcher, while Yorks will need the performances from Gary Ballance and Jordan Thompson. The Nottinghamshire team will be led by Steven Mullaney, while Yorkshire will choose their captain at the toss.

Peter Moores extends Nottinghamshire tenure after interest from PCB

Peter Moores has signed a three-year contract extension as Nottinghamshire head coach. Peter Moores, the Nottinghamshire head coach, has signed a contract extension with the county after links with the vacant Pakistan role. ESPNcricinfo understands that Moores, who coached England across two spells from 2007-09 and 2014-15, was among the...

LV County Championship title race: Who will win title - the four contenders in the frame

This season’s county cricket finale is full of tension with Hampshire, Warwickshire, Lancashire and Nottingham all competing for the LV County Championship title. Due to the complications of the Covid-19 pandemic on last year’s season, this year has seen a new two-phase format with the 18 counties being split up into three groups of six and playing 10 matches in total. The top two teams from each group advanced to Division One for this second phase, the third and fourth-placed teams progressing to Division Two, and the fifth and sixth placed teams moving to Division Three.

Watch: Match Stopped After Helicopter Lands In Cricket Ground

A county championship match between Gloucestershire and Durham was stopped after a helicopter landed in the middle of the cricket ground to halt the progress of play. This happened at the Bristol County Ground was only five balls old when the air ambulance came into land, disrupting play on the first day of the Division Two fixture for 20 minutes.