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  • England's Ben Stokes.

    Durham’s Stokes throws hat into IPL ring

    January 13, 2017 at 2:00 pm

    Ben Stokes has become the latest England player to confirm he will go into next month’s Indian Premier League auction. All-rounder Stokes will put his name in the hat for the draft on February 4 hoping to snare a lucrative contract and some crucial experience in one of the world’s […]

  • Jennings in under national spotlight after his Test hundred. Press Association.

    English cricket: A year in review

    December 15, 2016 at 1:09 pm

    There is little doubt that 2016 has been one of the most turbulent years in the recent history of both local and national cricket. It was a season of massive highs and desperate lows for the only first class county in the North East. Durham finished a magnificent 4th place in […]

  • Ian Botham walks from the pitch at Durham's Riverside ICG. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

    Botham confirmed as Durham chairman

    November 3, 2016 at 12:02 pm

    Cricketing legend Sir Ian Botham has been named chairman of Durham County Cricket Club. The announcement was made via a club statement on Wednesday, with rumours having circulated hours earlier that the 60-year-old would be sworn in at a board meeting this morning. Botham will officially take up his role upon his […]

  • Ian Botham walks from the pitch at Durham's Riverside ICG. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

    Sir Ian Botham ‘throws hat into ring’ to help former club Durham

    October 4, 2016 at 5:08 pm

    Former England and Durham all-rounder Sir Ian Botham is set to take a role with his old county side to try to “rescue a wonderful place”. Durham suffered severe punishment for their financial problems, they have been relegated two Division Two and will start next season on minus 48 points. […]

  • Jennings in under national spotlight after his Test hundred. Press Association.

    Keaton Jennings named County Championship’s best player

    September 27, 2016 at 3:44 pm

    Keaton Jennings has been named County Championship Player of the Year by cricket writers following a breakthrough year with Durham. The opener was top scorer in the division this season, making 1,548 runs at an average of 64.5 which included seven centuries, the most a Durham batsman has ever made in a […]

  • Durham head coach Jon Lewis was pleased with the performance of his side

    “Confident” Durham side set to take on newly-promoted Surrey

    May 1, 2016 at 9:00 am

    Jon Lewis believes his side go into the game with Surrey full of confidence despite Durham having only played four full days of cricket in two games this season. Only 14 balls were possible on the final day of their match with Middlesex on Wednesday, with Mark Stoneman closing the […]

  • Durham's Jack Burnham batting display impressed Durham coach Lewis. Picture credit: Richard Sellers/PA Wire/Press Association Images

    Lewis pleased with Burnham after excellent innings

    April 30, 2016 at 10:00 am

    Durham head coach Jon Lewis believes batsman Jack Burnham will play a key role this season after he took full advantage of being promoted up the order against Middlesex. The 19-year-old, who was the leading run-scorer at the Under-19s World Cup during the winter, played well for his 61 on Day Two […]

  • 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

    Stoneman “worth a look” according to Collingwood

    April 29, 2016 at 11:20 am

    Day Four: Durham 305 for 4 (Stoneman 141*, Burnham 61; Finn 3 for 64) drew with Middlesex 389 all out. Paul Collingwood believes Mark Stoneman hasn’t done his England chances “any harm” ahead of the forthcoming test series with Sri Lanka and Pakistan. The Durham opener, who averages 93 this […]

  • Durham get their campaign underway on Sunday. Picture credit: Rob Smith.

    Stoneman leads strong fight back for Durham on Day Two

    April 26, 2016 at 1:00 pm

    Day Two: Durham 295 for 4 (Stoneman 139*, Burnham 61; Finn 3 for 64) trail Middlesex 389 by 94 runs. Mark Stoneman enhanced his chance for an England call up with an unbeaten century on Day Two of Durham’s game with Middlesex at the Emirates Riverside. On one of the […]

  • Ben Stokes scored 41 for Durham Dynamos. Picture Credit: Mike Egerton/EMPICS Sport

    Stokes strikes twice on return for Durham

    April 25, 2016 at 12:07 pm

    Day One: Middlesex 358 for 7 (Malan 74, Gubbins 60; Onions 2 for 59, Stokes 2 for 66) lead Durham by 358 runs. Ben Stokes took two wickets on his return to county cricket as Durham’s game with Middlesex remains in the balance after the first day at the Emirates […]