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Read announces decision to retire

Mar 28, 2017: Chris Read, the Nottinghamshire wicketkeeper, has announced his decision to retire from cricket at the end of the 2017 season

George Dobell

When England overcame a Chanderpaul special

Mar 6, 2017: In a match featuring a couple of future West Indies mainstays, Darren Gough and Co scrapped their way past the finish line

Colin Benjamin

Nottinghamshire v Yorkshire, Specsavers Championship Div 1, Trent Bridge, 4th day

Absorbing contest ends with Yorkshire nine down

May 4, 2016: A match that both sides might have won and lost on several occasions eventually came down to the final delivery

George Dobell at Trent Bridge

Lancashire v Notts, County Championship, Division One, Old Trafford, 1st day

Wagner immediately hits right notes for Lancashire

Apr 17, 2016: Neil Wagner made an immediate mark in a Lancashire shirt with six wickets on the opening day against Nottinghamshire

Paul Edwards at Old Trafford

Notts v Durham, LV= Championship, Division One, Trent Bridge, 3rd day

Milestone for Read as Notts shock Durham

Sep 11, 2015: Chris Read became the first wicketkeeper since Jack Russell in 1997 to reach the landmark of 1,000 first class dismissals as Notts turned ther tables on Durham with a sterling victory


Worcestershire v Notts, LV= Championship, Division One, New Road, 2nd day

Read produces latest Notts rescue act

Aug 8, 2015: Trouble-shooter Chris Read guided Nottinghamshire into a strong position at New Road, helping eke out a total of 330 by making 90


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

Record-breaking Read seals Nottinghamshire win

Jul 30, 2015: Chris Read enjoyed a day to remember as Nottinghamshire Outlaws maintained their unbeaten start in the Royal London Cup with a four-wicket win over Sussex Sharks at Hove


Notts v Middlesex, LV= County Championship Div One, Trent Bridge, 3rd day

Read ton relieves Notts pressure

Jul 7, 2015: Chris Read helped himself to a second century of the season as Nottinghamshire dominated day three against Middlesex at Trent Bridge


Nottinghamshire v Yorkshire, Trent Bridge, 4th day

Read and Patel repel Yorkshire's push

Apr 22, 2015: A match that had been made particularly memorable by a trio of contrasting centurions on its first three days was saved by a collective display of grit from Nottinghamshire's middle order on the final afternoon

Paul Edwards at Trent Bridge

Middlesex v Notts, Lord's, 3rd day

Sun shines for Read as Notts stroll

Apr 14, 2015: Chris Read's rapid unbeaten century at Lord's confirmed Nottinghamshire's superiority in a match where they have gradually worn down Middlesex

David Hopps at Lord's

Nottinghamshire v Yorkshire, Hove, 3rd day

Pacemen put Yorkshire on the brink

Sep 11, 2014: It is probably fitting that Yorkshire should have been made to work for the win that will seal their 32nd Championship title

George Dobell at Trent Bridge

Lancashire v Notts, Aigburth, 3rd day

Gurney's cover drive brings Read relief

Jul 15, 2014: Nottinghamshire clung on to secure a one-wicket win against Lancashire at Aigburth on a thrilling third day

Paul Edwards at Aigburth

Chris Read

'The worst thing about being a keeper is stinky hands'

Apr 23, 2014: Chris Read talks about how unprepared he was for Test cricket, lessons from Stephen Fleming, and that slower ball from Chris Cairns

Interview by Jack Wilson

Chris Read

'Keeping is the most rewarding job on the park'

Mar 2, 2014: Chris Read talks about keeping, his call-up to the Test side, playing alongside his hero, and breaking a bat during his maiden first-class hundred

Interview by Jack Wilson

County news

Taylor given Notts one-day captaincy

Nov 6, 2013: Nottinghamshire have appointed James Taylor as their limited-overs captain after the England batsman agreed a contract extension keeping him at Trent Bridge until the end of the 2016 season

ESPNcricinfo staff

County news

Read drops one-day captaincy

Oct 30, 2013: Chris Read has committed his future to Nottinghamshire with a new two-year deal, but will hand over the limited-overs captaincy while retaining the leadership of the Championship team

ESPNcricinfo staff

Nottinghamshire v Somerset, Trent Bridge, 4th day

Buttler confirms Somerset departure

Sep 27, 2013: Somerset may have avoided relegation, but they have been unable to retain the services of their outstanding young England wicketkeeper batsman Jos Buttler

George Dobell at Trent Bridge

Glamorgan v Nottinghamshire, YB40 final, Lord's

Read relief after 'terrible' season

Sep 21, 2013: There was a mixture of delight and relief for Chris Read after he played a key role in helping Nottinghamshire end a 24-year wait for one-day silverware with the YB40

Andrew McGlashan

England news

Another keeper, another drop

Jan 25, 2013: England's record of selecting and then abandoning wicketkeepers since the retirement of Alec Stewart suggests their strategy may need a rethink

George Dobell

Surrey v Nottinghamshire, The Oval, 2nd day

Read battles for faltering Notts

Sep 5, 2012: Chris Read's battling knock hauled Notts over 200 on the second day at The Oval

Jarrod Kimber at The Oval
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