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    World’s best golfers head to Hoylake

    July 16, 2014 at 4:55 pm

    The 143rd Open Championship gets underway on Thursday when 156 top golfers from around the globe will take to the fairways of the Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake, Merseyside. The third Major Championship of the season boasts a predictably strong field with 49 of the top 50 players in […]

     
  • Usman Arshad bowls for Sunderland CC against Benwell Hill. Picture credit: Andrew Jenks.

    Late collapse sees Sunderland lose to Benwell Hill

    July 14, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    Sunderland CC lost by 41 runs to Benwell Hill in the North East Premier League in Ashbrooke despite having chances to win the match. Hill recovered from 47-5 to post 219 thanks to a century from Zohaib Khan while Sunderland went from 111-0 to 178 all out in reply, with Khan also taking […]

     
  • Bairstow bashes Durham in Yorkshire victory

    Bairstow bashes Durham in Yorkshire victory

    July 13, 2014 at 1:00 pm

    A maiden Jonny Bairstow t20 ton blasted Yorkshire to a comprehensive 49 run victory at Chester-le-Street. Yorkshire looked to be in trouble early in their innings struggling on 83-5, John Hastings taking 3-20. But Bairstow then took over the game with the first ton scored at Chester-le-Street in t20 history. […]

     
  • Durham dodge defeat at Headingley

    Durham dodge defeat at Headingley

    July 11, 2014 at 10:05 am

    A dogged Michael Richardson innings helped Durham recover to rescue a draw against Yorkshire at Headingley. Durham started the final day on 59-1 still trailing by 136 runs after following on. Mark Stoneman (86) and Richardson (95) were both unlucky not score tons, but did share an important 86 run […]

     
  • Sunderland stop rot with thrilling draw against Newcastle

    Sunderland stop rot with thrilling draw against Newcastle

    July 8, 2014 at 10:30 am

    Sunderland CC ended their losing streak with an exciting draw against Newcastle in the North East Premier League at Ashbrooke. Newcastle declared on 213/8 after a delayed start reduced the game to 98 overs, while Sunderland ended on 212/9, with help from Durham’s Usman Arshad who made 70. With the […]

     
  • Durham dominate in low-scoring affair

    Durham dominate in low-scoring affair

    July 3, 2014 at 10:30 am

    Aussie John Hastings helped bowl Durham to an impressive 28 run victory over Yorkshire in a low scoring game at Headingley. Durham looked to be in trouble when they put on 123 with Phil Mustard (40) and Gareth Breese (30) the only scores of note. Yorkshire’s leg-spinner Adil Rashid was […]

     
  • Mustard magic gives Durham massive win

    Mustard magic gives Durham massive win

    June 30, 2014 at 2:00 pm

    Phil Mustard blasted a half century to give Durham a comprehensive eight wicket win over struggling Derbyshire. Durham started brightly with Aussie seamer John Hastings claiming his best figures of 4-26 as Derbyshire laboured to just 125, batsman Alex Hughes offering the only form of resistance with a hard fought […]

     
  • Sunderland CC lost to Tynemouth CC. Picture credit: Andrew Jenks

    Sunderland’s misery continues with Tynemouth defeat

    June 30, 2014 at 12:40 pm

      Sunderland CC’s poor form in the North East Premier League continued with an 139-run loss to Tynemouth in Ashbrooke. The visitors declared on 275/3 with a century each for Andrew Smith and Matthew Brown before bowling them out for 136 in 41.4 overs. Sunderland won the toss and bowled […]

     
  • Sunderland CC lost to Benwell Hill. Picture credit: Andrew Jenks

    Sunderland’s T20 campaign ends with Benwell Hill loss

    June 30, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    Sunderland’s Co-operative Funeralcare T20 campaign came to an end on Friday evening after an 116 run defeat to Benwell Hill to leave them bottom of their group. After the hosts posted 168/5 in their innings, the visitors were skittled out for just 52 in 16 overs to leave them bottom of the six-team Group […]

     
  • Durham drub Sussex in sensational victory

    Durham drub Sussex in sensational victory

    June 26, 2014 at 3:00 pm

    A Ben Stokes bowling master-class led Durham to a whopping 309 run win over division rivals Sussex as they continued their climb to the top. The England hopeful claimed his best ever match figures of 10/121 to firmly grab the attention of the national selectors. It wasn’t just the bowling […]