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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Keaton Jennings

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.

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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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Keaton Jennings

Durham star Keaton Jennings may yet invoke relegation exit clause

Batsman Keaton Jennings could yet invoke the relegation clause he inserted into his four-year contract with Durham.

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Keaton Jennings, Durham's star of the season, bats at the Emirates Riverside.

Council leader hails Botham appointment at Durham CCC

The leader of Durham County Council has welcomed Sir Ian Botham as the new chairman of Durham County Cricket Club.

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Sir Ian Botham

Sir Ian Botham named new Durham chairman

Cricket legend Sir Ian Botham is Durham CCC’s new chairman.

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Gary Scott was last night named as the Dukes North East Premier League's First Division player of the season

Sunderland-born title winner Gary Scott named as First Division player of the season in the NEPL

Wearsider Gary Scott was last named as the Dukes North Premier League’s First Division player of the season.

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England and Durham's Mark Wood

Mark Wood signs three-year deal with Durham

Durham CCC and England fast bowler Mark Wood has committed to a new three-year contract at Emirates Riverside.

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England's Ben Stokes, right, successfully makes an appeal to dismiss of Bangladesh's Taijul Islam

Stokes has x factor to help england win

Captain Alastair Cook said that Durham’s Ben Stokes has the “x-factor” after he helped England to a First Test victory over Bangladesh.

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ECB chief Tom Harrison says Durham's sanctions were 'harsh but appropriate'.

Durham sanctions were 'harsh but appropriate' says ECB chief

Sanctions imposed on Durham CCC over their financial bail-out were "harsh but appropriate", according to the England and Wales Cricket Board's chief executive.

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Durham celebrate a wicket in the county championship this season

Council agrees rescue package for Durham CCC

Durham’s future as a financially viable first-class club is a major step closer after confirmation that the county council has unanimously agreed to a “rescue package”.

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Ian Pattison hits out for Seaham Harbour against Boldon this year

Seaham Harbour star Pattison joins rivals Boldon

Boldon have signed Seaham Harbour all-rounder Ian Pattison for the 2017 North East Premier League season.

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England's Mark Wood

Injured England fast bowler Mark Wood says he was only “60%” and “shouldn’t have played” for Durham against Surrey in September

Injured England fast bowler Mark Wood has revealed that his fitness was only “60%” and he “shouldn’t have played” for Durham against Surrey in September, writes Andrew McDonnell.

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England's Mark Wood

Injured England fast bowler Mark Wood says he was only “60%” and “shouldn’t have played” for Durham against Surrey in September

Injured England fast bowler Mark Wood has revealed that his fitness was only “60%” and he “shouldn’t have played” for Durham against Surrey in September, writes By Andrew McDonnell.

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