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Dec 9, 2013: The news that Warwickshire will be known as Birmingham Bears in next season's T20 is another example of the muddled thinking that surrounds the format in England
County cricket awards 2013
Oct 3, 2013: In part two of ESPNcricinfo's awards for the 2013 county season, George Dobell looks at some alternative categories
County cricket awards 2013
Oct 3, 2013: In part one of ESPNcricinfo's awards for the 2013 county season, George Dobell hails Durham's local influence
Apr 29, 2013: No one disputes that counties have bills to pay, but pricing policies for Championship cricket too often put off all but the most hardened fans
Apr 22, 2013: Two matches into the Championship season and it is already time to ask 'What has gone wrong with Essex?'
Apr 15, 2013: Somerset have a reputation for finishing second and, as their side ages, they may soon begin to wonder if their best chance of a trophy has gone
Apr 9, 2013: The county season is about to start - time to stop the moaning and get excited
Sep 20, 2012: There was joy and silverware for Warwickshire, Hampshire and Derbyshire at the end of a watery season that was also tinged with sadness. George Dobell hands out his awards
Jan 11, 2012: David Morgan will certainly leave his mark on the domestic game in England and Wales
Sep 23, 2011: Another English domestic season has drawn to a close with silverware for Lancashire, Leicestershire, Surrey and Middlesex. George Dobell hands out his awards for 2011
Aug 9, 2011: County cricket doesn't have a transfer system but it may not be far away as more players are being enticed to new clubs
Jul 20, 2011: The ECB have agreed to end the English season early to open a window for the Champions League but is it right given they have no stake in the event?
Jun 18, 2011: The Friends Life t20 is well under way, but crowds are not flocking to the action which raises question about how the ECB have managed the format
Jun 2, 2011: A look into Adrian Shankar's past, and at Northamptonshire's success
May 4, 2011: A curious signing by Nottinghamshire and an impending court case for Giles Clarke have left some tricky questions needing answers
Apr 20, 2011: It's been a thrilling start to the county season, but do the fluctuating standards and performances suggest an underlying weakness in the competition?
Sep 19, 2010: In his final column of the 2010 season, George Dobell looks back over six months of action and hands out his awards
Sep 2, 2010: It has been known for a long time that Kent are in financial trouble, but the club insist the future is bright as the chairman dips into his own pocket
Aug 26, 2010: Leicestershire have been plunged into crisis with the players and management wanting Neil Davidson to resign. It's a messy situation, as is the structure for next year's county season
Aug 12, 2010: Surrey began the season amid much ridicule, but does their recent form mean Chris Adams has got it right? Meanwhile, Monty is showing the form that made him a premier international spinner
Modern Masters: Many of his tons have been match-defining and his ability to score them quickly has boosted England's chances
Ashley Mallett: After receiving a pasting in the first post-war Ashes tour, the England seamer decided he had to think up a new delivery: the legcutter
Tony Cozier: The sequence of stuttering starts, with the middle and lower orders picking up the pieces, does not bode well
Cricket Captain 2014 is suited to the hardcore strategist, but its complexities and poor graphics may turn off the casual player
Jonathan Wilson: It has value when used against players who have transgressed - particularly if they have somehow offended the spirit of the game
Plays of the Day from the second ODI between England and India, in Cardiff
Plays of the day from the third ODI between England and India at Trent Bridge
Plays of the day from the tri-series match between Zimbabwe and South Africa
Would he have fared better than the incumbent middle-order batsmen, Root and Ballance?