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Derbyshire v Durham, Derby, 3rd day
Sep 13, 2013: A slow pitch, a slow outfield and rain after tea combined to undermine Durham's plan to achieve the victory that would make them odds-on to clinch the title
County cricket 2013
Sep 9, 2013: In June, Geoff Cook suffered a heart attack while out running. He admits it was 'touch and go' for a while, but now he is back working with his beloved county as they chase the Championship title
Yorkshire v Durham, North Marine Road, 4th day
Aug 31, 2013: Durham struck a significant blow in the Championship title race by inflicting only a second defeat in 31 matches upon Yorkshire
Durham v Surrey, YB40 Group B, Chester-le-Street
Aug 26, 2013: An extraordinary onslaught by Will Smith propelled Durham to a 133-run victory in their final Yorkshire Bank 40 match and ended a miserable five days for Surrey at Chester-le-Street
Durham v Surrey, Chester-le-Street, 1st day
Aug 22, 2013: If anyone in the England camp takes a look at the scorecard from this game, it will be noted that Chris Tremlett, who missed out on selection for the fifth Test at The Oval
Surrey v Durham, The Oval, 4th day
May 13, 2013: "Buzzin" was Scott Borthwick's stock description of how he felt at the end of four days of astute cricket from Durham that saw him take a career best 6 for 70 as Durham recorded their first ever win at The Oval.
Surrey v Durham, The Oval, 3rd day
May 12, 2013: Paul Collingwood, Durham's captain, revealed that the pitch at The Oval bore some superficial damage in patches as a result of stud marks
Warwickshire v Durham, Edgbaston, 2nd day
Apr 18, 2013: Durham have made a habit of finding their way out of holes, perhaps it's a mining thing.
Lancashire v Durham, Aigburth, 4th day
Aug 31, 2012: It is only 12 months ago that Lancashire won the final two matches of the season to complete an unlikely title triumph.
Sussex v Durham, Arundel, 2nd day
Jul 19, 2012: Durham have given themselves the opportunity of claiming their first County Championship win of the season after their seamers led a fightback on the second day against Sussex at Arundel.
Hampshire v Durham, CB40 Group B, West End
Jul 15, 2012: Simon Katich guided Hampshire to a comfortable four-wicket CB40 win over Durham with a perfectly judged half-century
Worcs v Durham, 3rd day, New Road
Jul 12, 2012: Scott Borthwick's best bowling performance of the season enabled Durham to take an unexpected advantage against Worcestershire before rain returned at New Road.
Pakistan v England 2011-12
Feb 5, 2012: England are set to shake-up their ODI squad for the four-match series against Pakistan that starts in Abu Dhabi on February 13. Someset's Jos Buttler and Danny Briggs of Hampshire could earn a call-up to the senior ODI squad for the first time.
HCA XI v England XI, tour game, Hyderabad
Oct 11, 2011: Jonny Bairstow and Scott Borthwick shone in England's final warm-up match before the ODIs begin on Friday
Durham v Worcestershire, Chester-le-Street, 4th day
Sep 15, 2011: Durham completed their eighth win of the season by beating Worcestershire by 151 runs 15 minutes after lunch at Chester-le-Street
Sep 14, 2011: Graeme Swann will captain England in the two-match Twenty20 series against West Indies later this month
Sussex v Durham, Hove, 2nd day
Sep 1, 2011: Scott Borthwick's maiden five-wicket haul revived Durham 's County Championship title challenge at Hove and deepened Sussex 's relegation fears
Ireland v England, Only ODI, Dublin
Aug 20, 2011: Eoin Morgan will captain England for the first time in career when he faces his former countrymen, Ireland, in a one-off ODI in Dublin next week
Durham v Sri Lanka A, Tour Match, Chester-le-Street
Jul 27, 2011: Scott Borthwick, the legspinning allrounder who was recently called-up by the England Lions, enjoyed an excellent day with bat and ball to leave Durham firmly on top of their four-day match against Sri Lanka A at Chester-le-Street
Jul 25, 2011: James Taylor, the Leicestershire batsman, will captain England Lions in their four-day and one-day matches against Sri Lanka A next month
It is impossible to say how this series would have panned out had Mickey Arthur still been in charge, but Darren Lehmann's approach has paid off handsomely
ESPNcricinfo looks at five reasons for England's failure to compete in Australia