Paul Edwards

Kyle Jarvis picked up two cheap wickets

Lancashire v Kent, LV=Championship, Division Two, Old Trafford, 4th day

Settled Jarvis sets up late Lancashire victory

In the election-debate episode of The West Wing President Jed Bartlet and his staff talk about "the square foot of real estate" which lies inside a person's head. Were he to watch the TV show, Lancashire seamer Kyle Jarvis might nod his head in qui

Joe Denly made 17

Lancashire v Kent, LV=Championship Division 2, Old Trafford, 3rd day

Dogged Denly displays Kent colours

Joe Denly is back with Kent, his home county, and the Old Trafford faithful enduring his dogged innings surely recognised he aims to thank them for their faith in him

Andrew Flintoff finished with 2 for 36

County news

Lancashire signal it's over for Flintoff

Ashley Giles's disclosure at a Lancashire members forum that Andrew Flintoff is unlikely to play any cricket for Lancashire this season should surprise no one

Kyle Jarvis took a wicket in his second over for Lancashire

Lancashire v Kent, LV=Championship Division 2, Old Trafford, 2nd day

Jarvis provides the hope of an answer

The matter that will have troubled Lancastrians above all, perhaps, is who would take the wickets or bowl the spells that have been Glen Chapple's responsibility for nigh on two decades

Ashwell Prince flicks off his pads on the way to 49

Lancashire v Kent, LV=Championship, Division 2, Old Trafford, 1st day

Prince hundred shows value of his u-turn

Lancashire will be grateful Ashwell Prince decided to extend his career as his hundred guided them against Kent while others gave their wickets away

Chris Read held up Yorkshire with an unbeaten 81

Nottinghamshire v Yorkshire, Trent Bridge, 4th day

Read and Patel repel Yorkshire's push

A match that had been made particularly memorable by a trio of contrasting centurions on its first three days was saved by a collective display of grit from Nottinghamshire's middle order on the final afternoon

Jack Leaning pulls on his way to a century

Nottinghamshire v Yorkshire, Trent Bridge, 3rd day

Leaning edges advantage Yorkshire's way

A maiden century of high class by Jack Leaning had helped Yorkshire carve out a first-innings lead before three late wickets left Nottinghamshire in a tricky position

Alex Lees drives during his innings of 87

Nottinghamshire v Yorkshire, Trent Bridge, 2nd day

Disappointed Lees sets high bar

Alex Lees scored a century to get Yorkshire's reply off to a solid start but his dismissal late in the day led to some self-recrimination

Alex Hales thrashed a 96-ball hundred

Nottinghamshire v Yorkshire, Trent Bridge, 1st day

Hales channels frustrations into double hundred

On the day when cricket writers hightailed it to Cardiff, Nottinghamshire's Alex Hales made a persuasive case that those scribes would have been better advised motoring up the M1

Jack Brooks tore into Worcestershire removing both openers cheaply

Worcestershire v Yorkshire, New Road, 3rd day

Brooks and Patterson set up three-day win

Having conceded a first-innings lead of four runs and handicapped by the absence of Ryan Sidebottom with a calf injury, Yorkshire's seamers performed as well as ever they did in their title-winning summer