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What Rikki Clarke brings to Surrey and how that can change in one ball

Jul 11, 2018: He was involved in more than a third of the balls in a recent T20 game, but sometimes only one counts

Jarrod Kimber

Hampshire v Surrey, Specsavers Championship Division One, Southampton

Rory Burns earns Dale Steyn's support as Rikki Clarke steals pace-bowling limelight

Jun 10, 2018: Hampshire were made to follow-on after they found Surrey's four-pronged pace attack too much to handle

George Dobell

Surrey v Somerset, Specsavers Championship Division One, Kia Oval, 1st day

Clarke caps homecoming with career-best 7 for 55

Sep 19, 2017: Rikki Clarke bowled with masterful precision and subtlety from the Vauxhall End to claim career-best figures of 7 for 55

Tim Wigmore at Kia Oval

Twenty20 vision

The race for Finals Day hots up

Aug 21, 2017: The T20 Blast quarter-finals get underway on Tuesday. ESPNcricinfo runs the rule over the eight teams left in the competition

Will Macpherson

Kent v Surrey, NatWest Blast, South Group, Canterbury

Roy, Clarke secure Surrey home quarter-final

Aug 18, 2017: For the second night running Surrey held their nerve in a low-scoring NatWest T20 Blast thriller to land a 10-run over Kent that secured their place in the knockout stages

ECB Reporters Network

County news

Rikki Clarke returns to where he started with Surrey move

Jul 26, 2017: Veteran allrounder joins Surrey as a back-up for the Curran brothers while Warwickshire snap up Adam Hose from Somerset

George Dobell

Warwickshire v Lancashire, Royal London Cup, North Group, Edgbaston

Thirty-five run over as Croft runs rampant

May 7, 2017: Steven Croft's violent century lifted Lancashire to a much-needed 26-run victory over Warwickshire in the Royal London Cup at Edgbaston

ECB Reporters Network

Warwickshire v Lancashire, Specsavers Championship Div One, Edgbaston, 4th day

Lancashire 'feel crap', but live to fight in Division One

Sep 23, 2016: In the end, the spectre of relegation did not materialise for either team, even though the heaviest defeat of their season in terms of runs left Lancashire sweating for a few hours

Jon Culley at Edgbaston

Somerset v Warwickshire, Specsavers Championship Div 1, Taunton, 3rd day

Somerset hold nerve in 31-run win

Sep 8, 2016: Jack Leach finished with 6 for 42 as Somerset completed a 32-run Specsavers County Championship victory over Warwickshire on the third morning at Taunton

ECB Reporters Network

Yorkshire v Warwickshire, Specsavers Championship Div 1, Headingley, 2nd day

Sidebottom's return gives Yorkshire a whiff of the chase

Aug 5, 2016: Yorkshire may learn between now and the end of the season how much they have missed Ryan Sidebottom during the seven matches he has been forced to miss because of an ankle injury

Jon Culley at Headingley

Warwickshire v Worcestershire, Royal London Cup, North Group, Edgbaston

Clarke best blows Worcestershire away

Jul 24, 2016: Rikki Clarke's limited-overs best figures of 5 for 26 set Warwickshire cruising to an eight-wicket Royal London Cup victory over Worcestershire at Edgbaston

ECB Reporters Network

Surrey v Warwickshire, Specsavers Championship Div 1, Guildford, 3rd day

Cunning Patel spins Surrey to ten-wicket defeat

Jul 4, 2016: Offspinner Jeetan Patel sparked a Surrey collapsed and ended with a ten-wicket match haul as Warwickshire raced to victory

Tim Wigmore at Guildford

Warks v Notts, Specsavers Championship Div One, Edgbaston, 2nd day

Ambrose, Clarke rescue Warwickshire

Jun 27, 2016: Warwickshire's middle-order came to the rescue once again to help them gain the initiative on the second day of an engrossing match against Nottinghamshire

George Dobell at Edgbaston

MCC v Yorkshire, Abu Dhabi, 2nd day

Foakes and Clarke lead MCC fightback

Mar 21, 2016: Ian Bell could not quite make the same early statement as Gary Ballance managed in Abu Dhabi but a lower-order fightback lifted the MCC to a first-innings lead against Yorkshire

ESPNcricinfo staff

Life in slow motion

Nov 14, 2015: How the slower delivery came to become an essential weapon in every seamer's armoury

Jo Harman

Worcestershire v Birmingham, NatWest T20 Blast, North Group, New Road

Clarke guides Birmingham into quarter-finals

Jul 10, 2015: NatWest T20 Blast champions Birmingham Bears are guaranteed a quarter-final place in this year's competition after beating closest rivals Worcestershire Rapids by five wickets in front of a sell-out crowd at New Road


Leicestershire v Birmingham, NatWest T20 Blast, North Group, Grace Road

Clarke shines as Birmingham stay top

Jul 4, 2015: A fine all-round performance from Rikki Clarke saw Birmingham through to an impressive victory over Leicestershire at Grace Road


Warwickshire v Durham, LV= Championship, Division One, Edgbaston, 4th day

Barker's bite helps finish off Durham

May 20, 2015: Keith Barker and Rikki Clarke combined to mop up Durham and complete a comfortable eight-wicket win

Paul Edwards at Edgbaston

Middlesex v Warwickshire, Lord's, 2nd day

Clarke kept waiting for elusive ton

Sep 1, 2014: A small but determined band of spectators was rewarded in the end with a tiny bit of cricket after six and half hours of drizzle but for Rikki Clarke, without a Championship century since 2012, the wait continues.

David Lloyd at Lord's

Middlesex v Warwickshire, Lord's, 1st day

In-form Clarke inspires Warwickshire

Aug 31, 2014: With talk rampant about whether Warwickshire can emulate the class of 1994 and win the treble, the first day at Lord's perfectly encapsulated the qualities that have got the club this far

Tim Wigmore at Lord's
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