James Tiernan

Usman Arshad helped put on 61 for the seventh wicket

County cricket 2014

Durham cool on repeat success

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

Ben Stokes battled pain to take three wickets

County cricket

A title to savour, but uncertainty lies ahead

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

Scott Borthwick pulls down the ground

Young stars behind Durham blockbuster

They have faced plenty of adversity throughout the season but Durham's homegrown squad look like carrying off the Championship

Durham finally come up with T20 formula

Rather than relying on big-name signings, Durham's FLt20 qualification was down to the efforts of a largely homegrown side