Close of Play

  • Thu, 17 Aug - day 1 - Lancashire 1st innings 194/3 (A Ward 85*, W Oakley 4*)
  • Fri, 18 Aug - day 2 - Sussex 2nd innings 121 (52.2 ov) - end of match

County Championship News

  • No benefit for Bertie

    Before players were paid regular wages, the benefit match was their best bet for a comfortable retirement. But it didn't turn out that way for this Somerset bowler

  • The raining champions

    On the last day of what has, until the last fortnight, been a wretchedly wet domestic season, we look back to a year when the weather robbed Hampshire of the Championship