• 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 […]

  • Durham's Michael Richardson during the Specsavers County Championship, Division Two match at Queen's Park, Chesterfield.

    Durham fixtures announced for 2018 campaign

    November 30, 2017 at 12:48 pm

    The fixtures for the 2018 Specsavers County Championship Division Two season have been announced and sees Durham begin their campaign at home to Kent. Durham, who finished one place off the bottom in ninth in 2017 having been docked 48 points following a financial bailout by the England and Wales Cricket Board, will host Kent […]

  • England's Mark Stoneman plays a shot during the Ashes cricket test between England and Australia in Brisbane. Picture credit: Tertius Pickard/AP/Press Association Images

    Ashes: Australia win first Test but former Durham man Stoneman has positive start to series

    November 28, 2017 at 7:48 pm

      Australia beat England by 10 wickets on the final day in Brisbane at the Gabba, giving them a 1-0 series lead. Mark Stoneman hit his maiden Ashes 50 before tea on day one prior to being clean bowled by left arm seamer Mitchell Starc for 53. World number one […]

  • Durham's Mark Stoneman bats during the LV County Championship, Division One match at the Emirates Durham International Cricket Ground, Chester-Le-Street, Durham. Picture credit: Gareth Copley / PA Archive/Press Association Images

    Ashes: England select Mark Stoneman to open batting

    November 22, 2017 at 6:42 pm

    Gateshead born Mark Stoneman is set to open the batting for England in the first test match of the 2017 Ashes series in Brisbane. Stoneman will do so alongside fellow left-hander Alistair Cook. Former Durham man, Stoneman, has impressed in the warm up matches and scored England’s first century of […]

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    Durham County Cricket Club – 2017 Season Review

    November 15, 2017 at 8:30 am

    This season was always going to be mission impossible for Durham County Cricket Club. Having been dealt with ECB penalties at the start of their 2017 campaign as a result of their financial struggles, they stood next to know chance of promotion back to Division One even before they stepped […]

  • Indoor Cricket: Superb Sunderland stun Durham

    Indoor Cricket: Superb Sunderland stun Durham

    November 6, 2017 at 7:19 pm

    An unbeaten 48 from John Oswell saw Sunderland’s indoor cricketers stun Durham’s first team with a two wicket win at Chester-le-Street. Come the summer, the Wearsiders will line up five divisions below their MCCU grade opponents but pulled off the most remarkable victory of the day’s BUCS action. Sunderland won the […]

  • Sunderland maintained their winning start to the BUCS season with a win over Leeds. Picture credit: Jack Jarv

    Silksworth Cricket Club second team beaten by local rivals Ryhope

    May 10, 2017 at 8:36 am

    A depleted Silksworth CC seconds fell to defeat against cross-city rivals Ryhope despite posting a strong 194 on a batting friendly pitch. Ian Laverick and Paul Baldasera both dropped short of half centuries for Silksworth, with Glen Davison and Kumar scoring good knocks of 24 and 26. Ryhope’s Graham Pickering […]

  • Spectators watch the action during day one of a First-Class Cricket match in Oxford.

    Silksworth Cricket Club third team beat Castle Eden in opening fixture

    May 9, 2017 at 12:39 pm

    Silksworth hosted Castle Eden in their opening game of the season, where they beat the visitors by 27 runs. Mark Jones shone for the hosts by scoring 64, and David Nunn cleaned up with the ball posting bowling figures of four wickets for just 13 runs after four overs. M. […]

  • Sunderland maintained their winning start to the BUCS season with a win over Leeds. Picture credit: Jack Jarv

    Peterlee Cricket Club beat Silksworth by 185 runs in the opening game of the season

    May 3, 2017 at 11:35 am

    A century from J Meade condemned Silksworth Cricket Club to an opening day defeat as Peterlee ran away with a 185 run victory. Peterlee pro Meade hit a sensational knock of 110 before being bowled by Robbie Jones, while T Nicholson also scored well for Peterlee with 41. Jones took […]