Durham can bounce back from bad first day, says debutant Nathan Rimmington

Nathan Rimmington believes that Durham are capable of bouncing back from an underwhelming performance on the first day of their season-opening Specsavers County Championship Division Two match against Kent.

Aiden Markram heads for the pavilion after being dismissed for 0 on debut

Durham's bowlers fight back after horror start to the season against Kent

Aiden Markram strode to the crease with the confidence of a man who has bested the attacks of India and Australia, averaging 55 in tests at the tender age of 23.

Hetton Lyons captain Jarvis Clay bats against Whitburn last season.

NE Premier League: New signings galore on both sides as Hetton Lyons start new season with Eppleton derby

Eppleton have a very tough opener, away at local rivals Hetton Lyons on Saturday – in the delayed start to the season.

Burnmoor signing Marc Symington bats for Seaham Harbour last season.

NE Premier League: Burnmoor add Symington to title-chasing squad ahead of tough opener at Boldon

Burnmoor are fired up for the new season in Division One, determined to better last season’s third-place finish.

Aiden Markram. Picture by Frank Reid

Legend Benkenstein’s big influence on Durham new boy Aiden Markram

Aiden Markram will not rest on his laurels and continue to lean on the teachings of Durham legend Dale Benkentstein as the South African prepares for a four-game stint at the Emirates Riverside.

Paul Collingwood at the Riverside this week.

Paul Collingwood ready for another season as he tries to build something ‘special’ at Durham

Will Smith describes his run-scoring exploits last season as an ‘inspiration’.

Will Smith

Former Captain thrilled to be back at Durham and says there is still so much to be proud of

At 34 and struggling to break into the Hampshire side, last summer was one in which Will Smith’s thoughts inevitably turned towards what might be next.

Durham Second XI coach Neil Killeen

Six home bases for Durham Second XI

Durham’s Second XI will spread their home fixtures around six separate grounds this summer.

Opening season at Durham County Cricket Club. Ryan Pringle

Why Indian superstar will bring a different dimension to Durham this season

The quality that Axar Patel brings can be best seen in the company that he keeps.

Cameron Steel defends in Durham's clash with Worcestershire last summer. Picture by Frank Reid

Big challenge to maintain momentum for Durham’s Matthew Potts and Cameron Steel

Matthew Potts and Cameron Steel have been challenged to build on their breakthrough 2017 campaigns as Durham prepare for the new season.

David Harker.

Durham appoint new Chief Executive as David Harker moves to Director role

Tim Bostock will take over the reins as Durham CCC Chief Executive in July, with David Harker stepping into a non-executive director role.

Durham hope for Middlesex go-ahead after Cambridge call-off

Durham hope for Middlesex go-ahead after Cambridge call-off

Durham’s early start to their pre-season campaign has suffered a blow.

Chris Rushworth

Chris Rushworth happy to take on leading role with Durham


Seaham Harbour bowler Jack Lacey powers in against Boldon last summer.

Good news as Seaham Harbour survive to play in 150th anniversary year

Seaham Harbour will play cricket in their 150th anniversary year after all.

Seaham Harbour's team with professional Tony King in May 1982.

Sad news as Seaham Harbour Cricket Club fold in their 150th anniversary year

Cricket in the North East has been rocked by Seaham Harbour Cricket Club’s decision to fold in their 150th anniversary year.

Cricket scorers try out the new programme.

Cricket scoring roadshow heading to Emirates Riverside

Scorers around the county will be able to try out the ECB’s latest scoring software at an event in Chester-le-Street.

Home-grown Seaham Harbour bowler Jack Lacey in action against Boldon last season.

HELP! Seaham Harbour need new players and officials to survive in club’s 150th year

Seaham Harbour Cricket Club are seeking new players and officials to ensure the future of the club.

Sir Ian Botham, chairman of Durham CCC. Picture by Frank Reid

Hit and miss: International boost for Durham, but Riverside’s a no-go for new T20 competition

Durham County Cricket Club have missed out on selection as a host venue for the new regional English T20 competition, which begins in 2020.

Seaham Park batsman Neil Young hits out away to Dawdon last summer

Seaham Park given Horden opener in Durham Cricket League

Seaham Park, runners-up last year, have been handed a home start to the season in the Durham Cricket League.

Cook  to  lead  Phili’s  nets

Cook to lead Phili’s nets

Former Durham County supremo Geoff Cook will spearhead Philadelphia’s indoor coaching sessions, which begin next week.

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