George Dobell

Senior correspondent at ESPNcricinfo

Andrew Gale, Yorkshire's suspended captain, gets his hands on the trophy

County news

Championship cut gathers vital support

The prospect of a restructured county season - with a reduced Championship schedule and limited-overs cricket played in blocks - has come a step closer.

Trevor Bayliss is working with England's one-day side for the first time

England v Australia, 1st ODI, Ageas Bowl

Bayliss enters England's 50-over challenge

England's one-day team has been revived this season, but now they face the world champions while, behind the scenes, the best way forward for the domestic version is hammered out

Eoin Morgan, Moeen Ali added 135 together

England v Australia, T20, Cardiff

Vibrant England show nerve in five-run win

An impressive bowling display at the death by England's young attack secured a five-run victory in Cardiff after Eoin Morgan and Moeen Ali starred with the bat

Natalie Sciver's calm innings took England towards victory

England Women v Australia Women, 3rd T20, Cardiff

All-round Sciver secures consolation win

It was a game too late to change the outcome of the Women's Ashes, but England finally produced the run-chase they required to defeat their Australian counterparts

Eoin Morgan struck 11 fours and five sixes in a 73-ball century

England v Australia, T20, Cardiff

Morgan's break raises intriguing questions

England's limited-overs captain has not played for a month and says he feels "twice the man" after the break as he prepares to face Australia

Steven Croft receives the NatWest Blast trophy

Northamptonshire v Lancashire, NatWest T20 Blast, Final, Edgbaston

Lancashire end long wait for Twenty20 title

There have been many disappointments and much heartbreak along the way, but Lancashire have clinched their first limited-over silverware since 1999 with a 13-run victory over Northamptonshire in the final of the NatWest T20 Blast.

David Willey produced a telling opening spell

Northamptonshire v Birmingham, NatWest T20 Blast semi-final, Edgbaston

Willey the inspiration as Northants reach final

David Willey inspired Northamptonshire with an opening burst of three wickets as they swept past the defending champions and into the final

Rikki Clarke made 46 and then followed up with 1 for 10 from four overs

NatWest T20 Blast, Finals Day

Familiar foes, and a wildcard

ESPNcricinfo analyses the stengths of the contenders on Finals Day, where three of the last four from 2014 are joined by the 2013 champions