England pair get green light for Durham’s Championship opener

Durham have been given the green light to field Keaton Jennings and Mark Wood in the season-opening Specsavers County Championship match on April 14-17.

Adam Hickey made 21 as an opener for Durham Jets today

Durham outgunned in Emirates Airline T20 Trophy opener

Durham Jets succumbed to a 35-run defeat in their opening match in the Emirates Airline T20 Trophy in Dubai today.

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Eppleton seek Under-11 players of all ages and abilities

Eppleton Cricket Club are on the lookout for new Under-11s players for the coming season, with all ages and abilities welcome to join their successful junior section.

Paul Collingwood and the Durham squad reveal their new T20 kit at Newcastle International Airport before flying out to Dubai for an 11-day pre-season tour.

Coach Jon Lewis relishes Durham’s 11-day pre-season warm-up in Dubai sunshine

After several seasons when they couldn’t afford a pre-season tour, Durham flew out yesterday for an 11-day trip to Dubai.

Sir Ian Botham

Sir Ian Botham vows Durham CCC will never make the same financial mistakes again

Sir Ian Botham has vowed that Durham County Cricket Club will never again bury their heads in the sand financially.

Geoff Cook

Philadelphia snap up ex-Durham supremo as club’s new performance director

Former England cricketer Geoff Cook has joined Philadelphia Cricket Club as the club’s new performance director.

Dominique Bruinenberg

Dutch midfielder Bruinenberg relishing Sunderland challenge

New signing Dominique Bruinenberg is looking forward to taking another step towards her full Sunderland Ladies debut.

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Ian Botham

Durham CCC can overturn 48-point deduction and secure promotion back to Division One this season - new chairman Sir Ian Botham

New chairman Sir Ian Botham believes Durham County Cricket Club can overturn their 48 point deficit and secure promotion back to Division One at the first time of asking.

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Durhams Paul Coughlin in action against Hampshire at The Emirates.

Paul Coughlin off to the Middle East for North-South Series

Wearsider Paul Coughlin has been called up for Ottis Gibson’s North squad for the first North-South Series in Dubai and Abu Dhabi next month.


New courses for anyone wanting to be a cricket scorer

Interested in learning how to score? The Durham Cricket Board Association of Cricket Officials will be running two scoring courses at the Emirates Riverside in the coming weeks.

South African batsman Stephen Cook

South African Cook joins Durham on overseas deal

Durham CCC have announced the signing of South African batsman Stephen Cook for the first half of the 2017 season, subject to CSA clearance.

Philadelphia opener Shaun Smith hit a brilliant, unbeaten century to inspire victory in last year's Fifteen15 final

Littletown handed home start for first venture into Durham Cricket League’s top flight

Littletown will be at home for their first ever match in the top flight of the Readers Durham Cricket League.

Durham coach Jon Lewis

Durham hot on the heels of South Africa opening batsman as overseas star

Durham are closing on the capture of South Africa opening batsman Stephen Cook.

Hetton Lyons opener Johnny Malcolm in action against Eppleton at Eppleton on Saturday.

Eppleton and Hetton Lyons drawn together in NEPL T20 group

Neighbours Hetton Lyons and Eppleton will clash in next summer’s North East Premier League Twenty20 Cup.


NEPL Sunday League switches to three divisions

The North East Premier League’s Sunday League has switched to three divisions in a bid to reduce the number of conceded an uncompetitive matches.

Whitburn bat against Chester-le-Street this year. The sides meet again on April 15

Champions handed home start on opening day of North East Premier League campaign

Champions Chester-le-Street have been handed a home match on the opening daty of the North East Premier League’s Premier Division 2017 season.

Keaton Jennings this morning

Durham’s new England star follows in WG Grace’s footsteps

Durham’s Keaton Jennings became just the 19th England batsman to score a century on Test debut after reaching three figures in his first innings against India in Mumbai this morning.

Durham batsman Keaton Jennings

Keaton Jennings counts on Durham pal to break ice with England squad

Keaton Jennings hopes that Ben Stokes will be the right man to break the ice for him once he meets the England Test squad for the first time in Mumbai.

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Durham’s Keaton Jennings called up by England

Durham opener Keaton Jennings has been called up by England for the remaining two Tests of the series against India.

Paul Collingwood will again captain Durham in 2017. Picture by Frank Reid

Durham begin life in Division Two with home match against Notts

Durham have been handed a home opener in the 2017 Specsavers County Championship Division Two campaign.

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