County news

Domestic cricket hopes for 50-over flourish

Ahead of the start of the Royal London One-Day Cup campaign, a panel of county cricketers - Steven Crook, Lewis Gregory and Ravi Patel - plus England selector, and Middlesex director of cricket, Angus Fraser discuss how the 50-over game is evolving

Durham sing the team song in front of their travelling supporters

County news

Old dog Jones ready for new tricks

Moving to a new county to take up captaincy at the age of 38 would be a challenge for most. But Geraint Jones, once of England now of Papua New Guinea, is keen to stay fresh

Geraint Jones played three Championship matches for Gloucestershire in 2014

Top dog of the underdogs

Jack Russell brought brazen, cartoonish villainy to the game, and a neatness to the keeper's art that was matched by his meticulous scruffiness in other regards

Jack Russell flashes a thumbs up

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