The right sort of vulgarity shows why Edgbaston is the perfect Finals Day venue
The right sort of vulgarity shows why Edgbaston is the perfect Finals Day venue

The washed-out, locked-out misery of 2020 is forgotten as Birmingham shows how to party

Daniel Bell-Drummond leads command performance as Kent power into Blast final
Daniel Bell-Drummond leads command performance as Kent power into Blast final

Sussex come unstuck as George Garton's allround efforts are thwarted

Will Smeed is in it to ping it as Somerset seek end-of-season tonic
Will Smeed is in it to ping it as Somerset seek end-of-season tonic

After county's Championship stumble, youngster offers fear-free finale

Somerset mitigate their losses as Lancashire keep Championship hopes alive
Somerset mitigate their losses as Lancashire keep Championship hopes alive

Avoidance of innings defeat provides crumb of comfort for Taunton faithful

Jack Blatherwick has a day out before Tom Lammonby's century buoys Somerset
Jack Blatherwick has a day out before Tom Lammonby's century buoys Somerset

Hosts show fighting spirit after following on but still in arrears after Luke Wells' three-for

Luke Wells century helps Lancashire cut a swathe against ill-disciplined hosts
Luke Wells century helps Lancashire cut a swathe against ill-disciplined hosts

Half-centuries for Josh Bohannon, Steven Croft and Tom Bailey as Somerset use seven bowlers

Doughty Danny Lamb, Tom Bailey make Nottinghamshire battle for vital victory
Doughty Danny Lamb, Tom Bailey make Nottinghamshire battle for vital victory

Ninth-wicket pair summon 118-run resistance to give Lancashire belief on gripping afternoon

Lyndon James, Tom Moores rough up Lancashire's bowlers
Lyndon James, Tom Moores rough up Lancashire's bowlers

Mullaney's declaration challenged Vilas's batsmen to score 444 in a little over four sessions

Brett Hutton makes his stats count as Nottinghamshire seize the upper hand
Brett Hutton makes his stats count as Nottinghamshire seize the upper hand

Lancashire fight back after dismissal for 168 but hosts remain in command

Lancashire wobble after Sam Northeast, Joe Clarke help Notts stave off September nibble
Lancashire wobble after Sam Northeast, Joe Clarke help Notts stave off September nibble

Saqib Mahmood to be assessed after leaving field with apparent side problem

Matt Parkinson toils for four-wicket haul as Lancashire draw with Warwickshire
Matt Parkinson toils for four-wicket haul as Lancashire draw with Warwickshire

Sibley grinds out half-century as England fringe-dwellers wonder what might have been

Josh Bohannon's 170 underpins Lancashire, Liam Norwell six-for keeps Warwickshire ahead
Josh Bohannon's 170 underpins Lancashire, Liam Norwell six-for keeps Warwickshire ahead

Dane Vilas half-century helps home side achieve close to first-innings parity

Josh Bohannon lifts Lancashire and spectators alike
Josh Bohannon lifts Lancashire and spectators alike

Batter defies gloomy trend to reach unbeaten fifty in pursuit of Warwickshire

Dom Sibley experiences pain of not being talked about as Chris Benjamin, Sam Hain make hay
Dom Sibley experiences pain of not being talked about as Chris Benjamin, Sam Hain make hay

Century for Benjamin on Championship debut continues remarkable rise

Nottinghamshire get home by two wickets after Liam Patterson-White's 5 for 19
Nottinghamshire get home by two wickets after Liam Patterson-White's 5 for 19

Half-centuries for Ben Slater and Ben Compton help guide Notts chase

Sound Sedbergh schooling underpins Harry Brook's Hundred rise
Sound Sedbergh schooling underpins Harry Brook's Hundred rise

A number of players in the first-class game honed their techniques while at school in Cumbria

Timeless truths link Hundred present to John Player past, no matter what the slogans tell you
Timeless truths link Hundred present to John Player past, no matter what the slogans tell you

Despite the hype, spin-dominant one-day games are not new to English cricket

A feast for the soul at a very different bowl as Lancashire seal epic against Sussex's rookies
A feast for the soul at a very different bowl as Lancashire seal epic against Sussex's rookies

Two-wicket win sealed after late onslaught, despite heroic efforts from young visitors

Meanwhile at Sedbergh, the county show rolls on ...
Meanwhile at Sedbergh, the county show rolls on ...

Away from the impending thrills of the Hundred, Cumbria's homespun youngsters take on Lancs

Finn Allen drives formidable total as Lancashire knock on door of knock-outs
Finn Allen drives formidable total as Lancashire knock on door of knock-outs

High-scoring thriller comes down to the final over as Durham take it deep