Durham v Warwickshire LV=County Championship (Day Two)

The Northern Echo:

9:47am Wednesday 16th July 2014

IT was a throwback to the bad old days at Chester-le- Street yesterday as Durham suffered an extraordinary collapse to lose by an innings and 188 runs to Warwickshire.

Durham v Warwickshire LV=County Championship (Day 1)

The Northern Echo:

9:52am Tuesday 15th July 2014

IT’S almost an action replay of Headingley for Durham. Win the toss, put the opposition in, concede more than 400 runs and see any remote chance of a decent first innings lead washed away by the weather.

Bairstow's brilliance blasts Yorkshire to victory

The Northern Echo: Jonny Bairstow top-scored for Yorkshire

9:21pm Friday 11th July 2014

A STUNNING century by Jonny Bairstow left Durham shellshocked and propelled Yorkshire to a 49-run win in last night’s NatWest T20 Blast match at Chester-le-Street.

Yorkshire v Durham LV=County Championship (Day Three)

The Northern Echo:

10:49am Thursday 10th July 2014

DURHAM could face a trial by spin today in their attempt to avoid a heavy defeat by Yorkshire at Headingley. More rain following Tuesday afternoon’s downpour would help after their struggles in yesterday’s sunshine left them still 136 behind with nine wickets standing after following on.

Yorkshire v Durham: NatWest T20 Blast

The Northern Echo: LEEDS, ENG. during the Nat West T20 Blast match between Yorkshire Vikings vs Durham Jets at the Headingley Stadium, Leeds on Wednesday 2nd July 2014. (Photo: Mark Fletcher | Shutter Press)
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8:33am Thursday 3rd July 2014

THE NatWest T20 Blast failed to live up to its billing on a dry Headingley pitch last night as Durham won a low-scoring match by 28 runs.

Durham v Derbyshire: NatWest T20 Blast

The Northern Echo: HASTINGS ON A HIGH: Durham bowler John Hastings celebrates another wicket, while below Phil Mustard is bowled after an entertaining innings of 54. Pictures: MARK FLETCHER

9:35am Monday 30th June 2014

CAREER-BEST Twenty20 figures by John Hastings knocked the stuffing out of woeful Derbyshire as Durham cruised to an eight-wicket home win in yesterday’s NatWest T20 Blast match.

Durham v Sussex: Day Four (LV= County Championship)

The Northern Echo: CLINCHER: Chris Rushworth after bowling the winning ball against Sussex yesterday. Picture: TOM BANKS

8:51am Thursday 26th June 2014

DURHAM hope to have Graham Onions and Mark Wood bowling for the second team at Middlesbrough next week ahead of what could be the season’s make-or-break game at Headingley.

Durham v Sussex: Day Three (LV= County Championship)

The Northern Echo: TOP PERFORMER: Durham’s Ben Stokes has three second innings wickets to his name, after taking seven in the first innings

9:08am Wednesday 25th June 2014

BEN STOKES’ sensational bowling helped Durham to close in on their second successive championship win before John Hastings capitalised on Sussex’s disenchantment.

Durham trio help side to a decent total

The Northern Echo: MAKING A STATEMENT: Durham’s Ben Stokes hits out during day one of the LV= Championship match against Sussex

10:05am Monday 23rd June 2014

ROCKY and the Duke, with a little help from the Colonel, marshalled Durham to a respectable total on the first day of their championship match at home to Sussex.

Durham v Lancashire LV=County Championship (Day Four)

The Northern Echo: FIRST WIN: Durham’s Chris Rushworth bowling prior to taking the match winning wicket

10:13am Thursday 19th June 2014

DURHAM skipper Paul Collingwood paid tribute to his bowlers, particularly Chris Rushworth, after they dramatically clinched their first LV County Championship win of the season by 27 runs at home to Lancashire.

Durham v Lancashire LV=County Championship (Day Three)

The Northern Echo: Durham batsman Scott Borthwick was not out for 45 as play broke for lunch

10:47am Wednesday 18th June 2014

DURHAM will hope there is as much cloud around this morning as there was yesterday to enable Chris Rushworth to complete the task of securing their first LV = County Championship win of the season.

Durham v Lancashire LV=County Championship (Day Two)

9:57am Tuesday 17th June 2014

PAUL COUGHLIN continued his sensational championship debut for Durham by taking the three wickets which sparked Lancashire’s collapse at Chester-le-Street yesterday.

Durham v Lancashire LV=County Championship (Day One)

The Northern Echo: FACING UP: Durham’s Scott Borthwick plays this one straight

10:07am Monday 16th June 2014

DURHAM keep shrugging off injuries by saying they create opportunities for others and yesterday they unveiled yet another star from Sunderland.

Worcestershire v Durham Natwest T20 Blast North Division (Day One)

2:39pm Monday 9th June 2014

MERCIFULLY, perhaps, a free week now gives Durham an opportunity to clear their heads after a miserable weekend in the Midlands.

Durham suffer defeat at Edgbaston

10:09pm Friday 6th June 2014

A day of memories, from the fields of war and sport, ended for Durham with a best-forgotten performance at Edgbaston in the first leg of a two-day double-header in the Midlands.

Durham v Middlesex LV=County Championship (Day Four)

The Northern Echo: BACK BOTHER: Graham Onions

10:45am Thursday 5th June 2014

DURHAM skipper Paul Collingwood is confident his team are heading in the right direction, even without their bowling spearhead Graham Onions.

Durham v Middlesex LV=County Championship (Day Three)

The Northern Echo: NO RUSH: Chris Rushworth bowls against Middlesex

10:47am Wednesday 4th June 2014

PATIENCE was the watchword for Durham yesterday as they kept chipping away at the Middlesex batting on a fairly lifeless pitch. But they took only eight wickets on an uninterrupted day and will require a further eight today, when rain is forecast.

Durham v Middlesex LV=County Championship (Day Three)

The Northern Echo: BACK IN ACTION: Ben Stokes steams into the Middlesex batting order after his teammates racked up 568-9 declared

10:33am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

A CHANGE in the weather was a mixed blessing for Durham yesterday as it helped them to blow away Middlesex’s top order before the final session was washed out.

Durham v Middlesex LV=County Championship (Day Two)

The Northern Echo: TOP OF THE ORDER: Durham batsmen Scott Borthwick and Mark Stoneman in action against Middlesex at Chester le Street

10:49am Monday 2nd June 2014

TABLE-TOPPING Middlesex may have arrived at Chesterle- Street confident of wresting the title away from Durham, but their bowling was cannon fodder for the reigning champions yesterday.

Durham v Lancashire LV=County Championship (Day Two)

The Northern Echo: RED ALERT: Durham Jets’ Phil Mustard on his way to making 17 against against Lancashire Lightning

10:51am Friday 30th May 2014

THE craziness of Twenty20 cricket was amply illustrated last night as Durham did a Devon Loch in falling in a heap with the winning line in sight.

Muchall takes his chance

The Northern Echo: TIME TO RESPOND: England head coach Peter Moores talks with his players ahead of today’s ODI with Sri Lanka at Old Trafford

10:27am Wednesday 28th May 2014

TO play at all was a tale of the unexpected for Durham yesterday; for Gordon Muchall to reach 158 not out and help to bag three batting points was a huge bonus.

Nottinghamshire v Durham: Day One (LV= County Championship)

The Northern Echo: IN TROUBLE: All-rounder Ben Stokes

10:57am Monday 26th May 2014

THE belief that Ben Stokes has the gift of making things happen gained credence yesterday when, in successive overs, he had Nottinghamshire’s two top scorers caught at third man.

Somerset v Durham: Day Four (LV= County Championship)

The Northern Echo: Somerset v Durham: Day Four (LV= County Championship)

10:21am Friday 23rd May 2014

DURHAM will be hugely grateful for the return of Ben Stokes in the County Championship match starting at Trent Bridge on Sunday after running into an injury crisis yesterday.

Somerset v Durham: Day Three (LV= County Championship)

The Northern Echo: CENTURY: Michael Richardson recorded another ton

11:28am Thursday 22nd May 2014

MICHAEL RICHARDSON’S fourth century in his last ten championship matches and a career-best 46 by Chris Rushworth underlined that Durham really ought to have done better in being dismissed for 326 at Taunton yesterday.

Somerset v Durham LV=County Championship (Day Two)

The Northern Echo: FIVE STAR: Durham paceman Mark Wood took 5-37

10:42am Wednesday 21st May 2014

SUPERB bowling by Mark Wood dragged Durham back into the contest at Taunton yesterday before half-centuries by Mark Stoneman and Michael Richardson wiped out a first innings deficit of 79.

Somerset v Durham: LV=County Championship (Day One)

The Northern Echo: BACK IN THE SWING: Durham and England all-rounder Ben Stokes hit 97 on his return to action for Durham Academy

10:59am Tuesday 20th May 2014

EVEN the first-ball dismissal of Marcus Trescothick and the removal of their other nemesis, Nick Compton, for seven could not brighten the gloom for Durham yesterday.

Collingwood leads the charge as Durham pick up T20 win

The Northern Echo: A firework reception for Worcester Rabids at The Emirates. Pic Keith taylor (6299985)

8:02am Saturday 17th May 2014

PAUL Collingwood seemed determined not to be upstaged by the Scot he recommended to Durham as they shared a rollicking stand of 113 in 12 overs last night.

LV= County Championship: Sussex v Durham

The Northern Echo: Durham's Graham Onions celebrates bowling out Sussex's Michael Yardy with a catch from K Sangakkara.

Sussex County Cricket Club v  Durham County Cricket Club - LV= County Championship Division One - The BrightonandHoveJobs.com County Ground, Hove

9:02am Thursday 15th May 2014

AS Durham prepare to begin their Twenty20 campaign tomorrow evening they managed to engineer a brief period of run-chasing drama at Hove yesterday.

LV = County Championship Division One: Sussex v Durham:

10:24am Wednesday 14th May 2014

WHEN Kumar Sangakkara said he wanted to play two games for Durham in order to acclimatise he obviously didn’t expect the monsoonlike rain to which he is accustomed in Sri Lanka.

Durham take a battering

The Northern Echo: Durham's Chris Rushworth celebrates taking a wicket off Sussex's Chris Nash.

Sussex County Cricket Club v  Durham County Cricket Club - LV= County Championship Division One - The BrightonandHoveJobs.com County Ground, Hove - Day 1

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8:37pm Sunday 11th May 2014

AS a cold, overcast morning gave way to a sunny afternoon at Hove yesterday Durham’s fortunes spiralled into an ever steepening decline.

Plunkett makes happy return

The Northern Echo: TON UP: Durham’s Mark Stoneman celebrates his century

9:44am Wednesday 7th May 2014

KUMAR SANGAKKARA, out second ball, was not the only Durham batsman to miss the boat yesterday as career-best scores by Mark Stoneman and Michael Richardson failed to stave off the threat of the follow- on against Yorkshire.

Durham v Yorkshire: LV= County Championship (Day Two)

The Northern Echo: LONG DAY: Paul Collingwood appeals for a wicket on a frustrating day for Durham and spectators

10:56am Tuesday 6th May 2014

NEVER have Durham been kept in the field for so long. Yorkshire batted for 163.2 overs to amass 589 for eight, beating by five balls the record set by Essex in crawling to 484 at Riverside in 2010.

Durham v Somerset: LV= County Championship

The Northern Echo: ON THE SIDELINES? Gareth Breese has been forced to stay behind while Durham open their season in Abu Dhabi

6:44pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

FOR someone from Montego Bay the scene at the Emirates Durham ICG must have been utterly depressing on Tuesday. Yet Gareth Breese feels he has plenty of reasons to be cheerful.

Durham v Sommerset: LV= County Championship (Day Two)

The Northern Echo: SOLID KNOCK: Keaton Jennings, with Scott Borthwick, scored well for Durham

10:27am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

JUST when Durham seemed to be building a commanding lead on the second day of their home match against Somerset they lost five wickets for 35 runs.

Durham v Somerset: LV= County Championship (Day One)

The Northern Echo: BEST FOOT FORWARD: Durham batsman Scott Borthwick defends against Somerset bowler Peter Trego

11:10am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

DURHAM overcame traces of over-indulgence to capitalise on Marcus Trescothick’s generosity in asking them to bat at Chester-le-Street yesterday.

Northamptonshire v Durham: LV = County Championship (Day 4)

The Northern Echo: Durham frustrated as Northamptonshire hang on for draw

6:14pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

IT’S never dull with Durham, but while almost all last season’s drama ended in wins they had to settle for a nerve-shredding draw at Northampton on Wednesday.

Northamptonshire v Durham: LV= County Championship (Day Three)

The Northern Echo: ANOTHER ONE GONE: Durham players celebrate another wicket taken by Usman Arshad of Durham, right, during day three of the County Championship Div One match at Northampton

7:15pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

DURHAM have wasted no time in bringing their title-winning nous to bear and since their attritional approach laid the foundation on the first day they have steadily cranked it up at Northampton.

Northamptonshire v Durham: LV= County Championship (Day Two)

The Northern Echo: MAXIMUM EFFORT: Durham’s Graham Onions strives for a wicket at Wantage Road

10:02am Tuesday 15th April 2014

WITH Tom Jones due to appear at the Wantage Road cricket ground this summer, it could be said that where Durham lead, Northamptonshire follow.

Northamptonshire v Durham: LV= County Championship (Day One)

The Northern Echo: GOOD START: Michael Richardson of Durham batting on the first day of the LV County Championship Division One match at the County Ground, Northampton

11:01am Monday 14th April 2014

DURHAM’S two South Africans have evidently wintered well and were glad to have the sun on their backs as they laid a firm platform at Northampton yesterday.

Double landmark for Durham batsmen

The Northern Echo: BOUNDARY: Durham batsman Ben Stokes, called into the Ashes squad on Monday, pulls a four at Hove. However, he made only seven in his side’s 164 all out

8:09pm Tuesday 24th September 2013

THE civic dignitaries of Brighton weren't to know that they would be welcoming the county champions in late September, so they didn't set aside any suites at the Grand.

Durham see off Nottinghamshire to win County Championship title for third time

The Northern Echo: Durham CCC captain Paul Collingwood kisses the LV= County Championship trophy as he celebrates with team mates

2:33pm Thursday 19th September 2013

DURHAM have done it. They wrapped up their third county championship title in six seasons at 2.30 today, setting a club record of five successive wins when they beat Nottinghamshire by eight wickets.

Yorkshire let down the good name of cricket

8:00am Monday 16th September 2013

Comment: Why Yorkshire haven't helped themselves in the title race

Title in sight for Durham after stunning victory

The Northern Echo: TEAM-WORK: Durham bowler Graham Onions, right, celebrates with his captain Paul Collingwood after taking the wicket of Derbyshire batsman Tony Palladino during the second day of the LV County Championship match

8:00am Monday 16th September 2013

DURHAM would have to do a Devon Loch not to win the LV County Championship after another astonishing victory at Derby.

Unlikely heroes win it for Durham

10:59am Friday 6th September 2013

THE unlikely combination of Usman Arshad and Mitch Claydon bowled Durham a big step closer to the county title yesterday, when they beat spineless Sussex by 285 runs.

Durham v Sussex: Day Two (County Championship)

The Northern Echo: TICKING OVER: Stoneman and Jennings clocking up some runs during day two

11:41am Thursday 5th September 2013

DURHAM’S head coach Geoff Cook took delight in his team’s progress towards the title yesterday but also admitted that county cricket is being allowed to decline.

Durham set up for a thrilling title chase finale

The Northern Echo: HEADING FOR VICTORY: Durham celebrate taking the wicket of Yorkshire’s Adam Lyth last Thursday

8:00am Monday 2nd September 2013

AFTER deserved celebrations following four full days of energy-sapping cricket at Scarborough, Durham will be glad to have a refreshed Graham Onions back at home to Sussex tomorrow.

Durham take initiative in championship decider

12:04pm Thursday 29th August 2013

THE Scarborough Festival is not what it used to be. But this is no time for nostalgia – there’s a championship at stake and Durham took the first-day honours through centuries by Mark Stoneman and Ben Stokes.

Smith slaps Surrey in stunning Riverside knock

The Northern Echo: CRASH, BANG, WALLOP: Will Smith sets off to add to his tally during his impressive blast yesterday, helped by Gordon Muchall, below

8:00am Tuesday 27th August 2013

WILL Smith brought down the curtain on Durham's one-day season yesterday with a performance the like of which has never been seen before.

Collingwood: We are over-achieving, but long may it continue

8:00am Monday 26th August 2013

DURHAM skipper Paul Collingwood yesterday listed the problems the club has faced this season and expressed his amazement that his side are second in the table.

Match Report: Derbyshire v Durham (YB40)

8:00am Friday 16th August 2013

DURHAM'S floodlight failure brought down a dark curtain on their one-day season last night, when they lost their YB 40 match at Derby by 107 runs after being dismissed for 110.



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