County Cricket 2014

The route of all good in the English game

Though derided and sometimes ridiculed, county cricket still holds the key for the future of the game in England and if all involved believed in it just a little more, it could produce an even greater harvest

Moeen Ali picked up two wickets

Yorkshire's lucky 13

The heroes of 2001 recount how they overrode the burden of history. The similarities to 2014 are striking

Yorkshire celebrate after winning the 2001 County Championship

Durham v Warwickshire, Royal London Cup final, Lord's

Stokes empowered as heroes collide

Ben Stokes is back in form after his unlucky break and looking to impress his claim as one of England's World Cup X-Factor Men

Ben Stokes celebrates his splendid century

Durham v Warwickshire, RL Cup final, Lord's

Woakes aims to cap big summer

From the fringes of the England team to playing every format, plus one trophy already in the bag for Warwickshire has made it a memorable season for Chris Woakes but he wants to add another success before it finishes

Chris Woakes helped close out the victory