Mahela Jayawardene shapes to pull the ball during training

England news

Jayawardene to join England as consultant

Mahela Jayawardene is to join the England side as batting consultant. The prolific batsman will, ESPNcricinfo understands, be part of the England coaching team travelling to the UAE for the Test and limited-overs series against Pakistan

A general view over Wantage Road

County news

Northants admit need for financial help

Northamptonshire chief executive, Ray Payne, has admitted that the club are talking to the ECB about financial assistance but denied that they are considering selling their ground and moving to a new home

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David Willey clubbed 60 off 27 balls

Northants v Somerset, Royal London Cup, Group A, Wantage Road

Willey provides Northants timely boost

David Willey's powerful run-a-ball 91 led Northamptonshire to a comfortable four-wicket win over Somerset at Wantage Road and kept their quest for a Royal London Cup quarter-final on track.

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Oliver Hannon-Dalby ended Paul Collingwood's useful innings

Warwickshire v Glamorgan, Royal London Cup, Group B, Edgbaston

Hannon-Dalby inflicts more Test pitch misery

Oliver Hannon-Dalby recorded the best List A figures for Warwickshire's since 2004 as the Bears' resurgence in the Royal London One Day Cup continued with a nine-wicket victory over Glamorgan

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Dawid Malan top-scored with 82

Sussex v Middlesex, Royal London Cup, Group B, Hove

Gubbins and Malan hit tons in high-scoring thriller

Dawid Malan and Nick Gubbins both made excellent hundreds as Middlesex squeezed past Sussex by three runs in a thriller at Hove to maintain their hopes of reaching the knockout stages of the Royal London Cup.

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Alex Lees second top-scored for Yorkshire

Yorkshire v Leicestershire, Royal London Cup, Group A, Headingley

Yorkshire hold off Robson's best

A career-best one-day knock of 90 from Leicestershire opener Angus Robson, the highest of the match, could not stop Yorkshire completing a 31-run victory over their visitors in the Royal London Cup clash at Headingley

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It was a scintillating century from Eoin Morgan

County news

Struggling Morgan given a break by Middlesex

Eoin Morgan, England's limited-overs captain, has been given a break by Middlesex amid a form slump that has not seen him pass fifty since the one-day series against New Zealand

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Back of the bat: Varun Chopra gets delicate

Lancashire v Warwickshire, Royal London Cup, Group B, Old Trafford

Warks scrape home in nail-biting finish

Warwickshire notched up their first victory of this season's Royal London Cup after a thrilling last-gasp three-wicket win against Lancashire at Old Trafford

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Samit Patel's unbeaten 58 steered Nottinghamshire to victory

Essex v Nottinghamshire, Royal London Cup, Group B, Chelmsford

Patel-Taylor stand overcomes Essex

Samit Patel and James Taylor guided Nottinghamshire to a seven-wicket victory over Essex in the Royal London Cup contest at a sold-out Chelmsford following an unbroken 215-run stand