Leicestershire recruit Umar Akmal for T20 Blast
Leicestershire recruit Umar Akmal for T20 Blast

Leicestershire have signed Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal as cover for part of this year`s domestic T20 Blast competition, the English county announced on Wednesday.

Kevin Pietersen reveals English county interest
Kevin Pietersen reveals English county interest

Exiled England batsman Kevin Pietersen on Friday revealed he has received offers from several prospective English county employers.

Somerset sign Kiwi Corey Anderson for T20 Blast
Somerset sign Kiwi Corey Anderson for T20 Blast

Big-hitting New Zealand all-rounder Corey Anderson will play for Somerset in the second half of this season`s domestic T20 Blast competition, the English county announced on Wednesday.

Somerset sign up Sohail Tanvir for T20 Blast
Somerset sign up Sohail Tanvir for T20 Blast

Somerset have signed Pakistan`s left-arm seamer Sohail Tanvir to play in this year`s domestic Twenty20 competition, the T20 Blast, the English county side announced on Thursday.

Alviro Petersen joins Lancashire after South Africa exit
Alviro Petersen joins Lancashire after South Africa exit

South African batsman Alviro Petersen has joined Lancashire after retiring from international cricket, the English county side announced on Thursday.

Cheteshwar Pujara in talks over Derbyshire return
Cheteshwar Pujara in talks over Derbyshire return

India batsman Cheteshwar Pujara is in talks with Derbyshire over a return to the team for the 2015 season, the English county side revealed on Monday.

Somerset name Matthew Maynard as director of cricket
Somerset name Matthew Maynard as director of cricket

Former Glamorgan stalwart Matthew Maynard was on Tuesday named as new director of cricket of English county Somerset.

Gareth Breese helps Durman beat Warwickshire in county Cup final
Gareth Breese helps Durman beat Warwickshire in county Cup final

West Indies all-rounder Gareth Breese enjoyed a fairytale finish to his career with Durham as the north-east side won a tense English county One-Day Cup final against Warwickshire at Lord`s on Saturday.

Andrew Flintoff heroics can`t stop Birmingham Bears winning T20 title

Andrew Flintoff returned to the Lancashire side five years to the day since he last played Test cricket but his efforts weren`t quite enough to stop Warwickshire winning English county cricket`s Twenty20 Blast final.

Hampshire re-sign South African leggie Imran Tahir

Eyeing a promotion to the top flight after three years, English county club Hampshire have re-signed South African leg-spinner Imran Tahir for a short-contract subject to visa clearance.

Leicestershire lose Ramnaresh Sarwan to back injury

Leicestershire captain Ramnaresh Sarwan has been obliged to return home to the West Indies in order to recover from a back injury, the English county announced on Wednesday.

Headingley ground sets for major revamp

English county Yorkshire have announced a 20-year redevelopment plan for their Headingley stadium in a bid to ensure they continue staging international cricket.

Kiwi all-rounder Ryder agrees Essex move

New Zealand all-rounder Jesse Ryder has signed for Essex until the end of the season, the English county side announced on Tuesday.

Pietersen plans Caribbean commute

For most cricketers the fact the Caribbean Premier League and its English county Twenty20 equivalent are taking place at the same time would mean playing in both was impossible.

Australia batsman Aaron Finch signs for Yorkshire

Australia`s hard-hitting opening batsman Aaron Finch has signed a deal to play for Yorkshire in this year`s English county season.

Moment I feel I can`t play international cricket, I`ll retire: Gautam Gambhir

Out-of-favour India opener Gautam Gambhir is still hopeful of a national comeback and will only call time on his career once he gets the feeling of being out of place in international cricket.

Panesar signs two-year deal at Essex

England spinner Monty Panesar ended speculation about his domestic future today by signing a two-year contract with English county side Essex.

Gambhir to rejoin Essex on Tuesday

Indian batsman Gautam Gambhir will re-join Essex cricket team on Tuesday to play the remainder of his maiden English county season after he returned home for a brief period due to family issues.

Gambhir to play for Essex in English county Championship

In his bid to make a comeback into the Indian team, senior opener Gautam Gambhir will be plying his trade for the English county side Essex for the remainder of the English domestic season representing them in first-class as well as Pro-40 matches.

PCB imposes temporary ban on Danish Kaneria

Kaneria will not be able to take part in any cricket activities in Pakistan until a decision comes on the appeal he files against the life ban imposed on him by ECB for his role in spot-fixing.