Bairstow signs three-year deal with Yorkshire
Jonny Bairstow will remain a Yorkshire player at least until the end of the 2018 season, after agreeing a three-year extension to his contract
Borthwick eager to restate England credentials
- Bairstow signs three-year deal with Yorkshire
- Borthwick eager to restate England credentials
- Spinners stir after change to toss rules
- The moments that made the season - Part Two
Spinners stir after change to toss rules
Changes to the toss in England's county game were intended to encourage spin back into Championship cricket. But have they been successful?
The moments that made the season - Part Two
The greatest retirement statement to the heart-stopping finish, ESPNcricinfo rounds up the memorable moments from the 2016 County Championship, from No.10 to 1 ...
ESPNcricinfo County Championship XI
Let the debate begin. Do you agree with the final XI selected by ESPNcricinfo's county writers?
Yorkshire without Root, Bairstow for title push
Yorkshire will be without Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow as they aim to overtake Middlesex and secure a hat-trick of County Championship titles in the closing weeks of the season
No toss is fine, but what about the spinners?
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Kent step up legal challenge against ECB
Kent's chairman, George Kennedy, has confirmed that the club is seeking arbitration with the England & Wales Cricket Board after being overlooked for a place in Division One.
Durham relegated in return for ECB bailout, Hampshire stay up
Durham have been relegated from the top flight of the County Championship, with Hampshire staying up in their place, after being hit with a penalty for receiving financial support from the ECB.
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Brutal Durham punishment reflects poorly on ECB
Durham's relegation and heavy points deduction penalises players and supporters - but not the people that let them get into financial difficulty.
Kent seek legal advice after missing out on promotion
Kent are to take legal advice as they seek to appeal the decision to readmit Hampshire to Division One of the County Championship in place of Durham.
Collingwood laments 'kick in the nuts'
The Durham captain, Paul Collingwood, has described the ECB's decision to relegate his county as a "massive kick in the nuts."
Durham face relegation if ECB impose points deduction
Durham could face the prospect of a points deduction, and possible relegation, as a consequence of receiving financial support from the ECB.
The hope that leads to the hurt
Down in Taunton, they knew it was the longest of shots, but since when did knowing ever stop you hoping?
Lancashire 'feel crap', but live to fight in Division One
In the end, the spectre of relegation did not materialise for either team, even though the heaviest defeat of their season in terms of runs left Lancashire sweating for a few hours
Somerset's waiting game presages the onset of winter
Somerset's cricketers have done all they can to win the County Championship for the first time. Now all they can do is wait
Warwickshire eye survival but concerns for future
Whatever the last day has in store, Warwickshire will have to conclude that this has been a let-down of a season, irrespective of the trophy they brought home from Lord's last weekend
Hesitant Hants face latest day of reckoning
There is no better way to prove that you are worthy of Division One status than by bowling out your last opposition in the final five hours of the summer. For Hampshire, that is the task
Subsidence threatens Giles' rebuilding job
Warwickshire's lead of 67 on first innings should give them a better than even chance of winning, which they must do if they are to be sure of avoiding relegation for the first time since 2007. F
Stokes relishes spin challenge to hold up Hampshire
Ben Stokes, Graham Clark and Michael Richardson all made half-centuries to frustrate Hampshire
Courageous Hildreth braves pain before Somerset shoot themselves in the foot
James Hildreth produced a courageous century alonsgide his fellow centurion Chris Rogers until a wholesale Somerset collapse frittered away a massive advantage against Nottinghamshire at Taunton