Fidel Edwards in full flight

Durham v Hampshire, LV= Championship, Division One, Chester-le-Street, 2nd day

Resurgent Hampshire sense escape route

After looking doomed a month ago, Hampshire stepped up their escape act in LV= County Championship Division One as they closed in on a second successive win at Chester-le-Street


Ryan Pringle pulls

Durham v Hampshire, LV= Championship, Division One, Chester-le-Street, 1st day

McLaren shines on debut before Pringle fights back

Ryan McLaren marked his LV= County Championship debut for Hampshire with four wickets as they stepped up their bid to avoid relegation by dismissing Durham for 213 at Chester-le-Street

Jos Buttler and Arron Lilley celebrate one of the spinner's two scalps

Hampshire v Lancashire, NatWest T20 Blast, Semi-final, Edgbaston

Lancashire into final as spin dominates in poor spectacle

English cricket's three-for-one Finals Day provided entertainment in the second semi-final worthy of the supermarket discount bin as Lancashire reach the final with a six-wicket victory

Michael Klinger top-scored with 70

Gloucestershire v Hampshire, Royal London Cup, Bristol

Prolific Klinger sends Gloucestershire into semis

Michael Klinger led from the front as Gloucestershire reached their first one-day semi-final for 11 years with a four-wicket Royal London Cup win over Hampshire at Bristol.

Richard Dawson gets his players ready before the game

Royal London Cup quarter-finals

Gloucestershire find their voice after Bracewell departure

Ian Harvey, a former World Cup winner for Australia, has happily debated with his boss, the Gloucestershire coach Richard Dawson, for much of the summer - and the upshot is a place in the Royal London Cup quarter-finals

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The rain arrived to ruin the evening at Hove

Royal London Cup, Group B

Rain helps Kent secure quarter-final

Essex, Kent and Hampshire secured progression from Group B into the quarter-finals of the Royal London Cup after a damp evening which led for four no results.

Ashwell Prince made 62 to anchor the chase

Hampshire v Lancashire, Royal London Cup, Group B, Ageas Bowl

Prince hundred keeps Lancashire in the mix

Ashwell Prince equalled his highest List A score for Lancashire as the Red Rose boosted their Royal London Cup quarter-final hopes with a 29-run victory over Hampshire at the Rose Bowl

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James Faulkner kept his nerve to send Lancashire through on fewer wickets lost

NatWest T20 Blast

Familiar foes meet on Finals Day

Three of the four teams who contested Finals Day in 2014 will meet again later this month to determine the winner of the NatWest T20 Blast

James Vince raced to a half-century off 37 balls

Worcestershire v Hampshire, NatWest T20 Blast quarter-final, New Road

Lack of floodlights costs Worcs after dazzling Vince ton

The NatWest T20 Blast quarter-final between Worcestershire and Hampshire ended in farcical circumstances as bad light at New Road - a ground with no floodlights - forced an early end to proceedings