Ben Stokes claims he is ready for whatever Australia’s wind-up merchants have in store for him during this summer’s Ashes.
“The best innings I’ve ever seen at this level.”
Dawdon’s hopes of regaining the leadership of the First Division rest on their game at Castle Eden this weekend.
Yet another double-header beckons in Division Two, with games on Saturday and Sunday
Durham Academy will be asked to dig deep once more this weekend.
Durham captain Paul Collingwood felt his side were outclassed over four days against Yorkshire – but feels aggrieved at a potentially match-changing decision.
Philadelphia secured an impressive 15-run Durham Cricket Board Under-15s Central Division success against Sacriston.
Yorkshire leg-spinner Adil Rashid insists he’s ready to shine on the national stage after being called up to England’s Ashes squad.
A mammoth task lies ahead of Durham today – and history does not bode well; the last time they conceded more than 400 in an innings and did not lose was almost a year ago.
Runs were plundered at a rate of knots; records fell just as quickly. This was as emphatic a day as you are likely to see anywhere this county cricket season.
Saturday’s dramatic, last-over victory at Burnmoor thrust Eppleton into the spotlight at the summit as they moved to within two points of beaten leaders Washington in Division One.
Whitburn lifted themselves out of the bottom two after their third – and best – victory of a previously undistinguished season.
It was a case of back to the future on Saturday as the hot potato that constitutes the leadership of the top flight was passed on once more, with Castle Eden returning to the top.
Seaham Park hammered bottom club Houghton by nine wickets on Saturday, courtesy of Indian pro Siddharth Chitnis (4-50 and 31 not out).
Kyle Davis hit an astonishing 196 not out to steer Eppleton into the Banks Salver semi-finals yesterday.
An absorbing day of County Championship cricket edged Yorkshire’s way after a sublime Jonny Bairstow century left the champions on 329-6 after day one against Durham.
Captain Paul Collingwood knows Durham will have to be at their very best to triumph in their top-of-the-table LV County Championship Division One clash with Yorkshire, starting tomorrow.
Easington got the better of Seaham Harbour in the Durham Cricket Board’s Under-18 South East Division.
Stoneman left gutted by Durham Jets’ T20 failure against Lancashire Lightning
The North East Premier League Under-21s outgunned the Northumberland & Tyneside Senior League in the Under-21s Inter-League competition.
ThePremier Division season reaches the half way point on Saturday when teams play match day 11 of 22.
It’s taken a while, but the sun is at last shining for Sunderland after they emerged from one of the gloomiest periods in their history with two successive victories.
A change in leadership was followed by a change in fortune for Houghton.
BRILLIANT. Breathtaking. Brutal.
Durham Cricket Board will stage an eight-a side girls under-13s soft ball competition at Eppleton on Sunday, July 5 (starting at 1pm).
There was a little bit of madness thrown into the midsummer’s day Division One programme yesterday.
Seaham Park’s Division Two promotion bandwagon is gathering momentum, with two more victories lifting them 46 points clear at the top.
Hetton Lyons are finally off the mark in the Premier Division, securing a first win after 10 games on Saturday.
There was a complete change of scenery at the top of the First Division as the two sides still proudly holding unbeaten records rose to the top of the pile after defeating their closest challengers.
WE have got a tough period coming up at Yorkshire and I think that the lads will be glad of that.
Scott Borthwick insists he still sees himself as a leg spinner more than a batsman after helping Durham retain their lead at the top of the County Championship table.
DURHAM’S Mark Wood and Ben Stokes are in England’s 14-man pre-Ashes training camp.
First Division leaders Durham are on course to claim their sixth win of the season – despite a stunning burst of four wickets in 15 balls from Sussex seamer Steve Magoffin.
An education and cricket stalwart has spoken of his pride after being awarded an MBE.
Gordon Muchall helped marshall some late resistance to boost leaders Durham’s hopes on the opening day of their championship game against Sussex at Arundel Castle.
Durham City held off a determined Eppleton team to win the Durham Cricket Board Under-13s Central Division Cup final at Washington.
Clusters of wickets at crucial times proved the Durham Jets’ downfall as they lost by three runs to the Worcestershire Rapids in the T20 Blast.
Sunderland secured a notable eight-wicket win over Eppleton in the Durham Cricket Board Under-15s Central Division.
Buoyant Boldon look set to unveil their new overseas signing in their home game against Willington tomorrow, with Bangladeshi international Mosharraf Hossain set to make his debut.
All roads lead to Ropery Lane on Saturday when the two big guns of NEPL cricket clash head on in the Premier Division’s undoubted match-of-the-day.
Durham Jets are aiming for a second victory under the bright lights at Emirates Durham ICG when they take on Worcestershire Rapids tonight (7pm start).
Castle Eden are riding high after three consecutive maximum points victories lifted them eight places up the Division One table and into top spot.
Seaham Park are building up a tremendous head of steam in Division Two of the Readers Durham Cricket League, with three consecutive 30-point victories keeping them in the top two ahead of Saturday’s trip to one of their main rivals, star-studded Burnopfield.
Durham Under-15s suffered another defeat, going down by four wickets at the hands of Yorkshire in the ECB County Cup.
The margin was 120 runs and well within the scheduled four days, but the result does not paint a complete picture of Durham’s crushing LV County Championship win over Somerset.
For all intents and purposes, Durham were down and out. On the ropes at effectively 65-6 on Day Two against Somerset, there was seemingly no route back.
Hylton handed out another heavy First Division defeat to struggling bottom club Boldon CA on Saturday.
Chester-le-Street let slip seven of their 29-point lead at the top of the Premier Division after being held to a draw by fellow championship hopefuls Benwell Hill.
Second-top Seaham Park maintained their impressive start to the Second Division season on Saturday, handing out a 99-run defeat to Murton – to stay on the coat-tails of leaders Ryhope.
Sunderland are casting anxious glances towards the Durham Cricket League after a fifth defeat in eight outings ensured they remained anchored to the foot of the First Division.