Cricket

  • File photo dated 27-11-2017 of Australia's Cameron Bancroft during day five of the Ashes Test match at The Gabba, Brisbane.

    Durham appoint Bancroft as captain

    March 22, 2019 at 3:09 pm

    Cameron Bancroft has been announced as Durham captain for the County Championship and the One Day Cup for 2019. The Australian opener has recently returned from a nine-month ban for his part in Australia’s ball-tampering scandal in South Africa in 2018. The batsman has won eight test caps, has represented […]

     
  • Durham players walk onto the pitch during day one of the MCC University match at Edgbaston, Birmingham.

    Durham name squad for pre-season tour

    March 19, 2019 at 10:07 am

    Lead High Performance Coach James Franklin has named his 17 man squad to tour South Africa. The squad will spend 11 days there in the high-class facilities of North West University Sports Village in Potchefstroom. Former Leicestershire wicket-keeper Ned Eckersley has been on trial at the Riverside and the 29-year-old has been […]

     
  • Australia's D'Arcy Short during the international friendly match at Lord's, London.

    Durham sign Short for Blast

    March 8, 2019 at 3:25 pm

    Durham have signed Australian batsman D’Arcy Short for the 2019 T20 Blast. Short will join up with Durham before their opening game in July against the Northants Steelbacks. He is Durham’s second overseas signing of the season after his fellow countryman, Cameron Bancroft, was announced earlier in the year. The […]

     
  • Durham Cricket ditches Jets name in rebrand

    Durham Cricket ditches Jets name in rebrand

    March 4, 2019 at 11:36 am

    Durham County Cricket Club will now be known as Durham Cricket and will use a new badge for their limited overs teams. The restructuring of the board combined with the new coaching staff has prompted the change as the club looks to build a new era. The changes see the […]

     
  • Photo Credit: Cricket Ireland/Ian Jacobs Photography

    Poynter stars with final ball six as Ireland edge Netherlands in Muscat

    February 26, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    Oman v Ireland, T20 International, Al Almerat Cricket Ground, Muscat: Netherlands – 182-9 (20 overs; T Visee 78, M O’Dowd 38; S Thompson 4-18, B Rankin 2-27) Ireland – 183-9 (20 overs; A Balbirnie 83, K O’Brien 46; P van der Meekeran 4-38, F Klaassen 3-31) Ireland won by 1 […]

     
  • England's Ben Stokes celebrates taking the wicket of West Indies' Shannon Gabriel during day four of the third cricket Test match at the Daren Sammy Cricket Ground in Gros Islet, St. Lucia, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)

    Mark Wood’s five-wicket haul inspires England to consolation victory over the West Indies

    February 13, 2019 at 3:44 pm

    Third Test, Daren Sammy Stadium, St Lucia (day four of five) England – 277 (Stokes 79, Roach 4-48) & 361-5 dec (Root 122, Denly 69) West Indies – 154 (Wood 5-41, Moeen 4-36) & 252 (Chase 102*, Anderson 3-27) England won by 232 runs, West Indies win series 2-1  Durham […]

     
  • Picture credit: Nick Potts/PA Archive/Press Association Images

    Chris Rushworth wins Durham CCC ‘Player of the Year’ award

    October 5, 2018 at 10:47 am

    Chris Rushworth capped a remarkable season with four awards at Durham’s 2018 Player of the Year Dinner held last Friday. The 32-year-old’s eventful evening, which included the headline award, Player of the Year, as voted for by the club’s members. was held at the Hilton Hotel in Gateshead. Rushworth also […]

     
  • England's Alex Hales celebrates his century during the One Day International match at Trent Bridge, Nottingham.

    Chester-le-Street prepares to host record breaking England

    June 20, 2018 at 12:42 pm

    Durham County Cricket Club’s home ground at Chester-le-Street will host England’s fourth one-day international against Australia tomorrow with England buoyed by a record breaking victory. England destroyed Australia in the third ODI at Trent Bridge, beating the visitors by 242 runs after posting an astonishing 481-6 from their 50 overs, […]

     
  • Durham’s Wood impresses as England win first two ODI’s

    Durham’s Wood impresses as England win first two ODI’s

    January 19, 2018 at 11:39 am

    Durham bowler Mark Wood showed England what they had been missing in the Ashes Test’s as he put in two impressive bowling displays to help England to a 2-0 lead over Australia in the One Day International series. Wood had missed out on the Test squad after injuries to his […]

     
  • Stoneman likely to keep his place ahead of New Zealand tour

    Stoneman likely to keep his place ahead of New Zealand tour

    January 10, 2018 at 12:42 pm

    Gateshead born Mark Stoneman has received the backing of England coach Trevor Bayliss ahead of England’s upcoming Test series with New Zealand. Opening batsman Stoneman endured a mixed Ashes series after a positive start to the tour where he scored three fifties and a century during England’s warm up matches before […]