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Steve James: The Plan

Inside England's success story

This account of the 13 years it took to become No. 1 - from Fletcher to Flower - is a must-read for fans of English cricket

Cricinfo staff

County news

Universities stripped of first-class status

The long tradition of county batsmen inflating their averages against the Universities, and bowlers bagging a few cheap hauls, will come to an end with ECB plans to remove UCCE matches from the fixture list from 2010

Interviews by Huw Turbervill

October 2007

Durham in the beginning

Durham's victory in the Friends Provident Trophy final showed just how far they have come in 15 years as a first-class county. Huw Turbervill charts their progress from Minor County to champions

Wisden Cricinfo staff

Injury forces decision

Steve James confirms retirement

Steve James has admitted defeat in his battle to overcome a long-standing knee injury and has announced his retirement from first-class cricket

Wisden Cricinfo staff

County news

Steve James drops retirement hint

Steve James, sidelined by injury throughout 2003, has hinted that he is considering retirement if he cannot run by the end of February

Wisden CricInfo staff

Birth of the one-day final

All Today's Yesterdays - September 7 down the years September 6 | September 8 1963 The inaugural Gillette Cup final was also the first major one-day final to be played at Lord's

Wisden Cricinfo staff

James fears for the future

Steve James has admitted that he might not play again after undergoing a fourth operation on his right knee

Wisden Cricinfo staff

James steps down as Glamorgan captain

Steve James has stepped down as captain of Glamorgan after failing to recover from a long-standing injury to his knee