England cricketer Ben Stokes due in Bristol court on the same day as international comeback in New Zealand

England cricket star Ben Stokes is due to appear in court on an affray charge on the same day he is supposed to be making his international comeback in a T20 match in New Zealand.

Rameez Shahzad

Philadelphia snap up United Arab Emirates all-rounder

Philadelphia have made a significant signing for the 2018 Durham Cricket League campaign.

Early start to the season in North East Premier League

Early start to the season in North East Premier League

The new Dukes North East Premier League season will begin on Saturday, April 14, one of the earliest starts in the competition’s history.

From left: Durham's James Weighell, Ryan Pringle, Neil Killeen and Will Smith enjoy their visit to the Great North Children's Hospital

Durham spread a little festive happiness at the Great North Children’s Hospital

Durham County Cricket Club’s players and staff attended the Great North Children’s Hospital yesterday to help spread Christmas joy to the neurology ward.

Durham skipper Paul Collingwood

Durham start 2018 campaign at home to Kent

Durham will begin their Specsavers County Championship Division Two campaign at home to Kent next year.

England cricketer Joe Root with the Ashes trophy before heading to Australia for the new series.

When do the Ashes start, how can I watch them and who is going to win?

England's defence of cricket's Ashes begins overnight with the start of the first test in Australia.

Australian pace bowler Nathan Rimmington excited by the challenge of two-year Durham stint

Australian pace bowler Nathan Rimmington is enthused by the challenge ahead – after signing a two-year contract with Durham.


Cricket: North East Durham League invites applications for 2018 season

The North East Durham Cricket League are inviting applications from any clubs who wish to join for the 2018 season.

Ben Stokes got married today to fiancee Clare Ratcliffe. Picture: PA.

Durham and England cricketer Ben Stokes marries fiancee Clare Ratcliffe

England cricketer Ben Stokes has married his fiancee Clare Ratcliffe.

Paul Collingwood hits out in the T20 this summer.

Paul Collingwood targets promotion back to Division One after penning new Durham contract

Paul Collingwood is aiming for promotion with Durham next summer – after penning a new contract at the Emirates Riverside.

Paul Collingwood

Paul Collingwood pens new Durham CCC deal

Paul Collingwood has signed a new one-year deal with Durham County Cricket Club.

Graham Clark.

Clark and Richardson signs new deals with Durham

Graham Clark and Michael Richardson have signed contract extensions, which will keep the pair at Emirates Riverside until the end of the 2019 season.

Durham have distanced themselves from the allegations surrounding Ben Stokes. Pic: PA.

Durham leave Ben Stokes investigation to ECB and police

Durham Cricket Club have distanced themselves from the allegations surrounding Ben Stokes as they announced they will not be conducting their own investigation into his arrest.

Back, from left: Paul Jordison (DCBACO chairman), Matty Elliot, Albert Pagen, Steve Barnes (DCBACO membership officer), Allan Blackbird, Keith Telford Front: Keith Sutherland, Brian Heaton, Joe Tyson, Jack McGurk

Long-serving cricket umpires and scorers rewarded

Umpires and scorers from the Durham Cricket Board Association of Cricket Officials have been awarded ties for 25 years service to cricket officiating.

Durham's Ben Stokes remains England's Test vice-captain but may face disciplinary action over the late-night incident which saw him arrested. Pic: PA.

Video emerges showing Durham cricketer Ben Stokes 'throwing punches' in street fight

A video which allegedly shows Durham cricketer Ben Stokes throwing punches in a street fight emerged on the day he was selected for the Ashes squad.

Michael Richardson hit 45 in Durhan's first innings

Durham coach Lewis heads into final day of the season disappointed by performance at promoted Worcestershire

Durham head coach Jon Lewis has bemoaned his side’s display in their final Specsavers County Championship match of the season.

Will Smith hits out for Hampshire against Durham at the Riverside in 2015. Picture by Frank Reid

Durham coach Lewis hails re-signing of Will Smith

Former captain Will Smith will return to Durham next season.

Graham Onions took four wickets for Durham in Worcestershire's first innings. Picture by Frank Reid

Trevaskis’s first wicket a high spot for Durham in final Championship match

Worcestershire will go into the third day against Durham needing four more wickets to confirm their promotion to Division One of the Specsavers County Championship.

Will Smith batting for Hampshire against Durham in 2015

Former County Championship winning skipper returns to Durham CCC

Durham CCC have announced the return of former County Championship winning captain Will Smith.

Ben Stokes

Durham & England's Ben Stokes arrested - OUT of fourth ODI v West Indies

Ben Stokes is OUT of the fourth ODI against the West Indies after being arrested in Bristol on Monday morning.

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