Somerset Trounced

Just like dear old Australia before them, Somerset demonstrated that it is possible to lose a first-class fixture on the very first morning, if your batsmen just happen to capitulate. Losing eight wickets by lunch on day one was a recipe for annihilation - and so it proved. The second innings collapse on the third morning was if anything even more spectacular. This is something that York... More >

Middlesex till we die - Ground Staff can't be hovered

Beefy gives us detailed coverage of a frustrating day at Edgbaston. We get ball by ball coverage of the work or lack of it in getting the ground ready. Alongside remininscence... More >

Come On You Tykes - Plunkett Successfully Transforms Yorkshire

An unbeaten last wicket stand of exactly fifty between the belligerent Liam Plunkett and Matt Fisher (largely a spectator during this event) helped rescue the visitors from a hole ... More >

Indian Cricket Fever - Kohli Unplugged

Leading India to a win, his first as the Test captain was a satisfying feeling for Virat Kohli.  He came very close twice before, including in the first Test at Galle, where I... More >

Come On You Tykes - Gibson Is Seconds' Standout

As the curtain comes down on another season for the Yorkshire second eleven, permit me to briefly review their fortunes (or lack of them) and to nominate the standout performers.... More >

Middlesex till we die - Weighells don't come off as Gandalf works magic

London Leprecahun gives us another remote view of the winning session against Durham.  A good win but over rate is still the talking point. And even the commentators are conce... More >

Come On You Tykes - Sussex Thwart Yorkshire

Yorkshire's hot streak of wins in the County Championship ended on the south coast, courtesy of a combination of defiant Sussex batting and equally defiant precipitation. Ironicall... More >

County Championship Division 1
County Championship Division 2
Cheltenham & Gloucester North
    P W L T N/R R/R Pts
1 Somerset 8 7 0 0 1 2.0 15.0
2 Middlesex 8 4 4 0 0 0.14 8.0
3 Warwickshire 8 3 3 1 1 0.46 8.0
4 Kent 8 3 4 1 0 -0.4 7.0
5 Scotland 8 1 7 0 0 -1.78 2.0
Cheltenham & Gloucester South
    P W L T N/R R/R Pts
1 Hampshire 8 5 2 0 1 0.34 11.0
2 Nottinghamshire 8 5 3 0 0 0.42 10.0
3 Worcestershire 8 4 3 0 1 0.29 9.0
4 Leicestershire 8 2 4 0 2 -0.64 6.0
5 Ireland 8 1 5 0 2 -0.75 4.0
National League Division 1
    P W L T N/R R/R Pts
1 Sussex 8 6 2 0 0 1.25 12.0
2 Somerset 8 5 2 0 1 1.14 11.0
3 Worcestershire 8 5 2 0 1 -0.33 11.0
4 Essex 8 5 3 0 0 0.33 10.0
5 Hampshire 8 4 4 0 0 0.23 8.0
6 Durham 8 4 4 0 0 -0.35 8.0
7 Yorkshire 8 2 5 0 1 -0.18 5.0
8 Gloucestershire 8 2 5 0 1 0.35 5.0
9 Nottinghamshire 8 0 6 0 2 -2.41 2.0
National League Division 2
    P W L T N/R R/R Pts
1 Warwickshire 8 5 0 1 2 1.28 13.0
2 Middlesex 8 5 1 0 2 0.99 12.0
3 Kent 8 4 3 0 1 -0.63 9.0
4 Northamptonshire 8 3 2 1 2 0.6 9.0
5 Lancashire 8 3 3 0 2 -0.19 8.0
6 Glamorgan 8 2 4 0 2 -0.36 6.0
7 Derbyshire 8 2 4 0 2 -0.57 6.0
8 Leicestershire 8 2 5 0 1 -0.23 5.0
9 Surrey 8 2 6 0 0 -0.77 4.0
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