'I'll head in all guns blazing'

A mere three years after Tymal Mills was a stand-in for his mate's midweek village side, the left-armer from Essex is knocking on the doors of the national selectors

Tymal Mills steams in

Chris Stonor

Making the sums add up

In part two of our feature on the counties' financial health, we look at their year-round business plans and the ECB's efforts to ensure that 'the 18' survive in a challenging financial landscape

Computer-generated image of how the new development at New Road will look

Mike Denness 1940-2013

Gracious captain; Kent legend

With a strong work ethic and a moral compass that many a modern-day player would do well to follow, Mike Denness helped build and maintain the glory days of Kent cricket