Businessmen join Durham board alongside Sir Ian Botham

Durham CCC has appointed two new directors as part of the club’s restructuring.

Hollie Forsyth (left) and Layla Tipton. Picture by Sam Blacklock.

Perfect century for Layla Tipton in Durham Under-15 Girls success

Layla Tipton enjoyed a day to savour with an unbeaten 156 to help Durham Under-15 Girls outgun Notts by 75 runs in the County Championship.

The rain brought an early end to proceedings at the Emirates Riverside yesterday. Picture by Tom Banks.

Mark Wood’s in the pink with confidence-booster despite Durham’s trouble in the rain

Durham paceman Mark Wood proved his fitness and secured a “big confidence boost” for England’s looming Test series against South Africa yesterday.

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Ben Stokes edges and is out against the pink ball.

Durham star Ben Stokes is not in the pink on historic day!

Ben Stokes had a day to forget as Worcestershire adapted to the pink ball better than Durham in the Specsavers County Championship match at Chester-le-Street.

Murton batsman Dean Brewster tries to make an impact against Ryhope. Picture by Kevin Brady.

Durham Cricket League: Gale force blows away Littletown as Dawdon win bottom-of-the-table crunch

Dawdon claimed a much-needed victory in Saturday’s bottom-of-the-table Division One clash with Littletown.

Quinton Boatswain appeals for an lbw decision in Sunderland's win at Boldon. Picture by Tim Richardson.

NE Premier League: Five-wicket Davidson rocks Eppleton as Whitburn cruise to third win of the season

Whitburn’s bowlers ran the show as the Villagers handed out a 73-run thumping to Premier Division visitors Eppleton.

Boldon batsman Omar Wahid defends against Sunderland.

NE Premier League: Slick Applegarth century inspires Sunderland success at Boldon

Sunderland rocked high-flying Boldon with a five-wicket away triumph in Division One.

Matty Potts, who took five wickets in the win over Glamorgan, is likely to miss out for Monday's day-night Championship clash with Worcestershire at Emirates Riverside.

Durham spoilt for choice as stars return for day-night showdown

After weathering what almost amounted to an injury crisis, Durham will be spoilt for choice for the day-night Specsavers County Championship Division Two match at home to Worcestershire, starting on Monday.


Junior cricket: Adam’s half-century steers Harbour home safely

Adam Forster’s unbeaten 51 helped Seaham Harbour clinch a 28-run win over Marsden in the Durham Cricket Board Under-15 League’s Second Division.

Barry McCarthy was the pick of the Durham bowlers, with four wickets yesterday.

Durham star Barry McCarthy salutes hosts’ positivity in Glamorgan triumph

Bowler Barry McCarthy hailed the positive intent shown by Durham’s batsmen after the Riverside men secured a welcome first Specsavers County Championship Division Two win of the season.

Sunderland teenager Matty Potts ended up with five wickets in the match as Durham outgunned Glamorgan.

Championship lift-off at last as Durham’s first win takes them to a positive points tally

Durham coasted impressively to their first Specsavers County Championship win of the season today.

South Shields batsman Sam Embleton defends at Eppleton last weekend,

NE Premier League: In-form Eppleton looking to maintain upward progress

Eppleton are looking to maintain their climb up the Premier Division table when they visit Whitburn on Saturday as the season reaches the half-way point.

Jack McBeth - unavailable this weekend as he celebrates his 21st birthday - plays safe in Philadelphias recent clash with Easington at Bunker Hill.

Durham Cricket League: Horden skipper fires relegation warning ahead of Bill Quay crunch

Horden’s players have been told to turn their form around – or face a relegation battle.

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Clark hits maiden century as Durham take control

Graham Clark’s maiden century put Durham in command on the second day of their Specsavers County Championship match against Glamorgan at Chester-le-Street.

Matty Potts in action for Durham today.

Rushworth takes five as Durham hit back against Glamorgan

Glamorgan opener Nick Selman followed his match-winning century against Durham at Swansea last month with another hundred in the Specsavers County Championship match at Chester-le-Street.

Eppleton bowler David Wilkinson celebrates taking a wicket in Saturday's win over South Shields. Picture by Tim Richardson.

NE Premier League: Six-wicket Talbot leads Lyons to thumping victory over Tynemouth

Hetton Lyons demolished visitors Tynemouth by 68 runs in a one-sided Premier Division clash at Lilywhite Terrace on Saturday.

South Shields batsman Michael Dunn survives an appeal in Saturday's defeat at Eppleton. Picture by Tim Richardson.

NE Premier League: Washington outgun Mainsforth, while Boldon miss out in top-of-the-table thriller against Sacriston

Washington ran out convincing five-wicket winners at home to Mainsforth in Division One on Saturday.

Hylton batsman Craig Nicholson hits out in Saturday's second-team clash with Silksworth. Picture by Tim Richardson

Durham Cricket League: Blackman the star as Ryhope clinch dramatic victory at Langley Park

Ryhope secured a dramatic five-wicket victory at Langley Park just before the close, their third win of the Second Division season.


Junior cricket: Edward an all-round hit as Eppleton U15s sink Whitburn

Edward Brown starred with bat and ball as Eppleton cruised to a 68-run win over Whitburn in the Durham Cricket Board Under-15 League’s Second Division.

Durham Under-15 Girls celebrate their narrow ECB County Cup success against Notts at Whickham yesterday. Picture by Sam Blacklock.

Junior cricket: Layla leads Durham Girls home against Notts in a thriller

Durham Girls Under-15s edged home by four runs against Nottinghamshire at Whickham Cricket Club in the ECB County Cup yesterday, with Eppleton’s Layla Tipton leading the way.

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