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Australian cricketer Chris Rogers retires from first-class cricket

Australian cricketer Chris Rogers retires from first-class cricket

Rogers exits with 25,470 first-class runs in 313 matches at an average of 49.55, including 76 hundreds and 122 fifties.

Jason Gillespie stumps Yorkshire sponsors with vegan stance, wants dairy to shut down

Jason Gillespie stumps Yorkshire sponsors with vegan stance, wants dairy to shut down

The 41-year-old former Australia pace bowler, who has led his team to two County Championship titles, made it clear he is prepared to stand by his opinions.

English cricket to ditch toss tradition

English cricket to ditch toss tradition

A coin will only be spun, as has been cricket's tradition for over a hundred years, if the visiting captain rejects the chance to bowl first.

County Championship: Curran brothers in 10-wicket Surrey sweep

County Championship: Curran brothers in 10-wicket Surrey sweep

Tom and Sam Curran became the first brothers in 65 years to share all 10 wickets in a County Championship innings as Surrey took charge against Northamptonshire on Thursday.

Cheteshwar Pujara, Glenn Maxwell, Joe Root congratulate Yorkshire for defending County Championship

Cheteshwar Pujara, Glenn Maxwell, Joe Root congratulate Yorkshire for defending County Championship

Yorkshire beat Middlesex on Wednesday at Lord's to successfully defend their County Championship title.

Under Jason Gillespie, Yorkshire retain County Championship title

Under Jason Gillespie, Yorkshire retain County Championship title

Former England bowler Ryan Sidebottom produced a devastating spell of bowling as Yorkshire retained the County Championship Division One title by skittling Middlesex for 106 at Lord`s on Wednesday.

Sri Lankan legend Kumar Sangakkara`s Twitter account hacked

Sri Lankan legend Kumar Sangakkara`s Twitter account hacked

Sri Lankan legend Kumar Sangakkara on Wednesday claimed that his Twitter account had been hacked after an obscene tweet appeared on his verified Twitter account.

West Indies paceman Shannon Gabriel joins Worcestershire

Worcestershire have signed West Indies fast bowler Shannon Gabriel for the final two matches of their County Championship campaign, the Midlands side announced Thursday.

Leicestershire hit with points deduction over player conduct

Leicestershire hit with points deduction over player conduct

Leicestershire have been deducted 16 points from their County Championship total for offences committed by their players over the last year, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Friday.

Jonny Bairstow marks England recall by sealing Yorkshire win

Jonny Bairstow marks England recall by sealing Yorkshire win

Jonny Bairstow marked his England recall with an unbeaten fifty as reigning champions Yorkshire beat Worcestershire by seven wickets on the final day of their County Championship clash at Scarborough on Wednesday.

England T20 winner Michael Yardy to retire

England T20 winner Michael Yardy to retire

Sussex all-rounder Michael Yardy -- a member of the England side that won the 2010 World Twenty20 in the Caribbean -- is to retire at the end of the season, it was announced Tuesday.

Ashwell Prince, Alviro Petersen stitch massive 501-run stand in county championship

Ashwell Prince, Alviro Petersen stitch massive 501-run stand in county championship

South African batsmen Ashwell Prince and Alviro Petersen piled on a record 501 runs for the third wicket in Lancashire`s county championship match against Glamorgan on Monday. 

Steve Smith lets his `bat do the talking` with Kent ton

Steve Smith lets his `bat do the talking` with Kent ton

Australia`s Steven Smith said he wanted to let his bat "do the talking" after the world`s number one ranked Test batsman opened his Ashes tour account with a century against Kent on Friday.

Leicestershire end 37-game winless streak

Leicestershire end 37-game winless streak

Leicestershire ended a 37-match winless run lasting two years and nine months as they beat Essex by six wickets in England`s County Championship on Wednesday.

Kevin Pietersen named in Shane Warne's English Test team

Kevin Pietersen named in Shane Warne's English Test team

Australian spin legend Shane Warne has picked sacked batsman Kevin Pietersen in his fictitious list of England Test team.

Surrey captain lauds `true professional` Pietersen

Surrey captain lauds `true professional` Pietersen

Surrey captain Gareth Batty hailed Kevin Pietersen as a "true professional" after the former England skipper struck a brisk unbeaten fifty against Glamorgan in the County Championship on Wednesday.

Hashim Amla signs up for Derbyshire stint

Hashim Amla signs up for Derbyshire stint

South Africa Test captain Hashim Amla will join Derbyshire next month for three T20 Blast fixtures and two County Championship matches, the English club announced on Tuesday.

Amla, 31, will replace Martin Guptill, who has been called up for New Zealand`s Test series against England.

Brendan Taylor`s ton run continues on Championship debut

Brendan Taylor`s ton run continues on Championship debut

Former Zimbabwe captain Brendan Taylor marked his County Championship debut for Nottinghamshire with a hundred against Middlesex at Lord`s on Sunday.

Jason Gillespie joy over Cheteshwar Pujara a sign of county change

Jason Gillespie joy over Cheteshwar Pujara a sign of county change

There was a time when the notion of an Australian coach of Yorkshire getting excited by the arrival of an Indian batsman at Headingley would have been unthinkable.

Kevin Pietersen shouldn`t expect England recall, says Alec Stewart

Kevin Pietersen shouldn`t expect England recall, says Alec Stewart

Exiled England star Kevin Pietersen shouldn`t expect an international recall despite his return to county cricket, according to his Surrey coach Alec Stewart.