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Warwickshire give Bell time to face Durham

Darlington and Stockton Times:

10:56am Friday 19th September 2014

WARWICKSHIRE will wait as long as possible before deciding whether to risk England batsman Ian Bell in tomorrow’s Royal London Cup final against Durham at Lord’s.

It’s a Rush job! 15 wickets in a day for Durham bowler

Darlington and Stockton Times:

11:47am Thursday 18th September 2014

GIVING up the demon drink has evidently worked wonders for Durham bowler Chris Rushworth, who twice routed spineless Northamptonshire yesterday to storm into the record books.

It's remarkable from Rushworth

Darlington and Stockton Times:

6:57pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

CHRIS Rushworth’s remarkable 15-wicket haul propelled Durham to a third successive championship win yesterday and lifted them, however briefly, to fourth in the table.

Durham v Northamptonshire

2:34pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

CHRIS Rushworth, without a five-wicket haul this season, routed Northamptonshire by taking nine for 52, the second best figures in Durham’s first-class history.

Durham v Northamptonshire (day three, lunch)

12:43pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

DURHAM failed by eight runs to pick up the fifth batting point this morning when they were all out for 392, but Chris Rushworth quickly reduced Northants to 48 for three.

Borthwick reaches Durham landmark

Darlington and Stockton Times:

10:48am Wednesday 17th September 2014

DURHAM’S man in form, Scott Borthwick, yesterday sympathised with the colleague he keeps replacing at the crease in the first over.

Hastings unavailable for Lord’s final

Darlington and Stockton Times: : Durham batsman John Hastings in action against Warwickshire at Chester le Street. Picture: DAVID WOOD (8238984)

10:45am Wednesday 17th September 2014

DURHAM heard yesterday that John Hastings will not be available for Saturday’s Royal London Cup final against Warwickshire at Lord’s.

Durham v Northamptonshire (day two, tea)

3:49pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

SCOTT Borthwick and Paul Collingwood continued their rich veins of form as they piled up the runs against hapless Northamptonshire this afternoon.

Durham v Northamptonshire (day two, lunch)

12:52pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

SCOTT Borthwick became the first Durham-born batsman to make 1,000 championship runs twice when he reached the landmark on 19 this morning.

Mustard allowed a week off to prepare

Darlington and Stockton Times:

10:20am Tuesday 16th September 2014

DURHAM are resting Phil Mustard this week ahead of Saturday’s Royal London Cup final against Warwickshire at Lord’s.

Financial incentives are in store for Durham squad

Darlington and Stockton Times:

11:42am Monday 15th September 2014

PRIDE and prizemoney are at stake for Durham in their last two LV= County Championship games, starting at home to Northamptonshire today.

Middlesex v Durham (close)

3:03pm Friday 12th September 2014

DURHAM won by 141 runs and will be safe as long as Lancashire do not pull off an unlikely win at Hove, where Sussex are chasing a target of 251 in 59 overs.

Middlesex v Durham (day four, lunch)

12:44pm Friday 12th September 2014

MORE excellent bowling by Chris Rushworth helped Durham to close in on victory at Lord’s as he took three of the six wickets to fall this morning.

Durham edging closer to Division One safety

Darlington and Stockton Times: Gordon Muchall of Durham cuts from the bowling of Toby Roland-Jones of Middlesex

10:44am Friday 12th September 2014

AS DURHAM closed in on Division One safety at a murky Lord’s yesterday new arrival Varun Aaron must have wondered if he would be surplus to requirements.

Middlesex v Durham (day three, tea)

3:34pm Thursday 11th September 2014

DURHAM again lost a wicket in the final over before a break, but as Paul Collingwood had made an invaluable 58 the lead had been stretched to 319 with three wickets standing.

Middlesex v Durham (day three, lunch)

12:39pm Thursday 11th September 2014

WHILE Scott Borthwick dug in with his 1,000-run landmark approaching, Michael Richardson rode his luck after a sticky start for Durham this morning.

Durham tempt Malan and wickets tumble at Lord's

Darlington and Stockton Times: Sam Robson of Middlesex is bowled by Chris Rushworth of Durham (10237481)

10:46am Thursday 11th September 2014

A THIGH injury to one-day captain Mark Stoneman ten days ahead of the Royal London Cup final cast a cloud over Durham’s progress at Lord’s yesterday.

Middlesex v Durham (day two, tea)

3:51pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

BEN Stokes bowled a 14-over spell this afternoon to take the two wickets which appear to have broken the back of Middlesex’s resistance.

Middlesex v Durham (day two, lunch)

12:35pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

DURHAM added only 29 runs as they lost their last three wickets at Lord’s this morning to be all out for 377.

Borthwick century gives Durham the upper hand at Middlesex

Darlington and Stockton Times:

11:26am Wednesday 10th September 2014

SCOTT BORTHWICK was at the Lord’s crease to face the third ball yesterday and after surviving a perilous first half hour he was still there at the close on 169.

Middlesex v Durham (day one, tea)

3:35pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

THE Middlesex attack holds no fears for Scott Borthwick, who completed his second century of the season at Lord’s today. His first was the double hundred he made against the same opponents at Chester-le-Street.

Middlesex v Durham (day one, lunch)

12:33pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

AS Durham look ahead to the Royal London Cup final, they were reminded of the perils of choosing to bat first at Lord’s with a 10.30 start in September when they slipped to 24 for three today.

Durham go back to reality with relegation battle

Darlington and Stockton Times:

10:29am Tuesday 9th September 2014

DURHAM will need to have their feet back on the ground today in the first of their two visits to Lord’s as they attempt to stave off any threat of relegation.

Durham reach Lord's final after record-breaking win over Notts

Darlington and Stockton Times:

6:23pm Saturday 6th September 2014

DURHAM smashed their one-day batting records, courtesy of a magnificent 164 by Ben Stokes, as they swept to an 83-run win in today’s Royal London Cup semi-final at home to Nottinghamshire.

Durham break their batting records as they close in on Lord's

Darlington and Stockton Times:

1:56pm Saturday 6th September 2014

DURHAM smashed their one-day batting records, courtesy of an astonishing 164 by Ben Stokes, in today’s Royal London Cup semi-final at home to Nottinghamshire.

Durham sign India's fastest bowler who broke Broad's nose with bouncer

Darlington and Stockton Times:

9:51am Friday 5th September 2014

DURHAM have signed India’s fastest bowler, Varun Aaron, who broke Stuart Broad’s nose with a bouncer in the Old Trafford Test, for the final two weeks of the season.

Chase is Durham’s hero

Darlington and Stockton Times:

10:19am Thursday 4th September 2014

DURHAM must have thought their new recruit had a leprechaun on his shoulder when a long hop by Peter Chase secured the crucial breakthrough in yesterday’s 54-run win at home to Nottinghamshire.

Debutant stars in Durham’s vital win

Darlington and Stockton Times:

10:05am Thursday 4th September 2014

DURHAM found an unlikely new hero yesterday as 20-year-old Irish debutant Peter Chase bowled them to the victory which greatly eases their relegation worries.

Durham need breakthrough

Darlington and Stockton Times:

11:01am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

DURHAM skipper Paul Collingwood will be looking for a quick breakthrough on the final day against Nottinghamshire to ensure that his heroic hundred is not in vain.

Durham v Nottinghamshire (day three, tea)

3:57pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

MICHAEL Lumb’s charmed life prevented Durham from making deep inroads into Nottinghamshire’s pursuit of 375 to win.

Durham v Nottinghamshire (day three, lunch)

2:05pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A HEROIC hundred by Paul Collingwood took Durham to the unexpected heights of 309, setting Nottinghamshire a target of 375 to win.

Captain leads the fight to break free from drop zone

Darlington and Stockton Times:

10:22am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

PAUL Collingwood’s determination to keep his side in Division One shone through as Durham crucially won the final session of a rollercoaster second day at home to Nottinghamshire.

Durham v Nottinghamshire (day two, tea)

4:09pm Monday 1st September 2014

PAUL Collingwood’s best four-day haul since 2008 helped to wrap up the Nottinghamshire innings for 188, but when they looked like taking command Durham slipped from 51 without loss to 83 for five in their second innings.

Advantage Durham at Riverside

Darlington and Stockton Times:

8:33pm Sunday 31st August 2014

TWO wickets in two balls in John Hastings’ first over and one for Paul Coughlin with the last ball of the day helped Durham to gain the upper hand on the first day against Nottinghamshire.

Mowden loan Thompson

4:44pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Darlington Mowden Park will have Newcastle Falcons’ longest-serving player, Matt Thompson, on loan for the start of their National One campaign.

Durham v Nottinghamshire (day one, tea)

4:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

DURHAM were 208 for seven at tea, having lost a key wicket shortly before the break, just as they did in the morning.

Durham v Nottinghamshire (day one, lunch)

1:01pm Sunday 31st August 2014

DURHAM began five days of cricket at home to Nottinghamshire this week by choosing to bat first in the championship match. Then they had some good news ahead of Saturday’s Royal London Cup semi-final.

Breese’s Lord’s dream lives on

Darlington and Stockton Times:

10:36am Friday 29th August 2014

GARETH BREESE’S dream of bowing out in a Lord’s final lives on after Durham won yesterday’s Royal London Cup quarter-final against Yorkshire at Headingley by 31 runs.

Win over Yorkshire takes Durham one step closer to final

Darlington and Stockton Times:

10:33am Friday 29th August 2014

DURHAM are one step from Lord’s, where they won their first silverware in 2007, after ending Yorkshire’s dreams of the league and cup double yesterday.

Durham can cause an upset, believes Colly

Darlington and Stockton Times:

9:49am Thursday 28th August 2014

Durham captain Paul Collingwood on today’s game with Yorkshire: There is a lot of pressure on them as we saw in the Twenty20 game we played against them at Headingley. We’re confident we can cause an upset

Durham’s key men will miss relegation run-off

Darlington and Stockton Times:

12:24pm Friday 22nd August 2014

AS DURHAM attempt to stave off relegation they will continue to be without key men for the hectic four-match runin, starting at home to titlechasing Nottinghamshire on August 31.

Breese planning to go out with a cup victory

Darlington and Stockton Times:

10:55am Thursday 21st August 2014

GARETH Breese is hoping to bow out after 11 years with Durham by winning the Royal London Cup.

Lancashire v Durham LV = County Championship (Day Four)

Darlington and Stockton Times:

9:38am Tuesday 19th August 2014

REIGNING champions Durham will spend the last month of the season battling against relegation after a heart-stopping defeat at Old Trafford left them in next to bottom place.

Lancashire v Durham (day four, tea)

3:38pm Monday 18th August 2014

DESPITE the best efforts of Paul Collingwood, Durham were all out for 187, leaving Lancashire to score 107 to win in what will be around 35 overs.

Lancashire v Durham (day four, lunch)

1:05pm Monday 18th August 2014

AS expected, Durham found it tough going on the final morning at Old Trafford, losing five wickets to reach 129 for six.

Lancashire v Durham LV=County Championship (Day Three)

10:21am Monday 18th August 2014

DURHAM will have to bat for their Division One lives on a pitch in its seventh day of use at Old Trafford today.

Lancashire v Durham (day three, tea)

3:48pm Sunday 17th August 2014

THE fifth shower of the day proved the heaviest and prompted an early tea with Lancashire on 380 for seven, leading by 40 with Ashwell Prince on 98.

Lancashire v Durham (day three, lunch)

1:08pm Sunday 17th August 2014

FOR the second successive day Durham have had a poor morning, not helped by three interruptions for rain. In 20 overs Lancashire have added 80 for the loss of one wicket and are only eight behind on 332 for six.

Lancashire v Durham (day two, tea)

6:01pm Saturday 16th August 2014

WILL Durham enter the bidding for Azeem Rafiq, the off-spinner released by Yorkshire, or are the purse strings still too tight?

Lancashire v Durham (day two, tea)

3:51pm Saturday 16th August 2014

A COOL, grey, blustery afternoon at Old Trafford was accompanied by attritional fare on the pitch as Lancashire reached 165 for two from 59 overs at tea.


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