APRIL 03, 2014

Durham cool on repeat success

James Tiernan: Despite lifting the Championship title in 2013, financial pressure has left a trimmed squad that should not be expected to follow-up from last season
Usman Arshad emerged as a handy allrounder towards the end of last season © Getty Images
OCTOBER 03, 2013

Moores the merrier as mission accomplished

Rana Malook: From the introduction of Luis Reece to the continuing success of Glen Chapple, Peter Moores showed he is Lancashire's cricket whisperer
OCTOBER 02, 2013

Plenty to smile about in Bristol

Gemma Wright: It was easy to look on 2013 as a disappointment but there was progress on the field and a new pavilion to be proud of
OCTOBER 01, 2013

Trophy win papers over Championship cracks

Andrew Butler: Victory at Lord's turned an average season into a good one - but looking forward there must be cause for concern over Nottinghamshire's four-day form
SEPTEMBER 29, 2013

Acknowledging the support

Ben Howarth: Kent's season may have been disappointing on paper but there were positive signs that the club is becoming more inclusive
SEPTEMBER 28, 2013

A year laced with disappointment

Andy Bloxham: The pundits favourite for the Championship, Warwickshire produced only in fits and starts but did find some success stories in 2013
SEPTEMBER 27, 2013

Colossus Madsen shows the way

Steve Dolman: Staying in Division One proved a step too far for Derbyshire and some players face an important winter to ensure they are ready for another promotion push
SEPTEMBER 26, 2013

A title to savour, but uncertainty lies ahead

James Tiernan: Durham's Championship title, their third in six seasons, will be rightly celebrated but already tough decisions are needing to be made with money tight for 2014
SEPTEMBER 25, 2013

Stick or twist at Middlesex?

Jack Mendel: An encouraging campaign was undermined by glaring failures in the middle order and seam attack
SEPTEMBER 24, 2013

No surprise people are guffawing

Josh Green: The bigger they come the harder they fall. It has been a desperate Championship season for Surrey which leaves tough questions to answer
SEPTEMBER 23, 2013

Fruitless but wonderful season for Yorkshire

Dave Morton: Luckily promoted from the ruins of rain-hit 2012, and a tip for relegation, Andrew Gales's side made a sizeable contribution to England's Ashes success and came within touching distance of the title
SEPTEMBER 22, 2013

No wins, but at least we have ice cream

Tessa Cooke: It's normally the players who try to 'take the positives' but a letter to Leicestershire members also picked out some interesting highlights from an awful season
SEPTEMBER 22, 2013

A game lost, but not the love

Peter Miller: The result at Lord's mattered for every Glamorgan fan, but it was also a fantastic day out and the fans never stopped singing...even to the end
SEPTEMBER 17, 2013

Young stars behind Durham blockbuster

James Tiernan: They have faced plenty of adversity throughout the season but Durham's homegrown squad look like carrying off the Championship
SEPTEMBER 09, 2013

Top three is top priority

Andy Bloxham: The realisation that trust can no longer be vested in a delicate top three that's been bailed out more times than a Cypriot bank by its lower middle-order colleagues has at length registered
SEPTEMBER 07, 2013

Yorks Scarborough party scuppered

Dave Morton: Durham came and conquered, giving their young side an advantage in the closing stages of another tight finish to the Championship
SEPTEMBER 05, 2013

Somerset hope for autumn glow

Nicky King: Survival in the Championship remains in the balance but success in the YB40 has given supporters something to cheer
SEPTEMBER 03, 2013

Success precedes change in Cardiff

Peter Miller: Qualification for the YB40 semi-finals means departing coach Matthew Mott will leave Glamorgan with his head held high
SEPTEMBER 02, 2013

Most likely down but far from out

Steve Dolman: While some of Derbyshire's young squad have been exposed by the step up to Division One, plenty of potential has been shown this season
AUGUST 28, 2013

Spruced-up Gloucs can look positively at the future

Gemma Wright: With a new Pavilion opened and a good Yorkshire Bank 40 campaign completed, there is plenty to feel pleased about in Bristol
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