Yorkshire chairman Colin Graves

County news

Bank of Colin Graves closed for business

The Bank of Colin Graves is closed for business. Never mind the financial crash of 2008, that announcement must have sent shockwaves around the world of Yorkshire cricket

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Paul Best was the pick of England's attack with 2 for 23

County news

Best forced to retire after back injuries

Paul Best, the Warwickshire slow left-arm spinner, has been forced to retire after an injury-plagued two years. He travelled to the club's pre-season tour to the Caribbean but decided his body was not up to professional sport.

West Indies coach Ottis Gibson offers tips to pacer Shannon Gabriel

England news

Saker out, Gibson back for West Indies tour

Ottis Gibson has been appointed as England's fast bowling coach for the forthcoming West Indies tour with the chance to push his credentials for the job fulltime ahead of the Ashes series against Australia this summer

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A packed Sophia Gardens in 2011

County news

Glamorgan declare profit despite debt worries

Glamorgan may be saddled with significant debt but their day-to-day business remains healthy with the club announcing a retained profit for 2014 of £131,867.

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Kevin Pietersen led Surrey's chase

County news

Pietersen's Surrey deal confirmed

Kevin Pietersen's deal to play for Surrey this summer has been confirmed. It had long been anticipated that he would return to The Oval after securing a release from his IPL contract.

Kevin Pietersen leaves the SCG with his Test future in doubt

IPL 2015 news

Moody backs Pietersen for England comeback

Sunrisers Hyderabad head coach Tom Moody believes England "would be foolish" not to consider Kevin Pietersen "as a serious option" if he is able to prove his fitness and form in county cricket

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Adil Rashid picked up four wickets on day three

MCC v Yorkshire, Abu Dhabi, 3rd day

Cook fails again as Rashid leads Yorkshire romp

There were contrasting fortunes for two of England's party for the Test tour of West Indies next month as Yorkshire, the county champions, thumped MCC by nine wickets inside three days in Abu Dhabi.

Kevin Pietersen led Surrey's chase

England news

Pietersen secures IPL release

Kevin Pietersen's attempt to regain his England place have been confirmed as deadly serious by his announcement that he has negotiated his release from the group stages of the IPL to try to stage a dramatic international comeback