Close of Play

  • Wed, 03 Sep - day 1 - Durham 1st innings 142/3 (WR Smith 59*, DM Benkenstein 21*, 40 ov)
  • Thu, 04 Sep - day 2 - Durham 1st innings 280/3 (WR Smith 144*, DM Benkenstein 61*, 95 ov)
  • Fri, 05 Sep - day 3 - no play
  • Sat, 06 Sep - day 4 - no play

Match Notes

County Championship Division One News

  • Future imperfect

    The rise of Twenty20 and of India's power are challenging English cricket's ability to function independently

  • Benkenstein ready to move aside

    Dale Benkenstein has confirmed he is unlikely to continue as Durham captain after leading them to their first County Championship title

  • Meet the VVinners

    Congratulations to the VVinners of the the County Championship edition of the fantasy game

  • Adams refuses to be drawn on his future

    Chris Adams refused to comment on speculation that he was set to retire, saying he 'hoped to remain at the club in some capacity' next season

  • Championship shows it can survive new age

    The instigation of two divisions in the County Championship has been a blessing of sorts. In terms of maintaining interest until the very end

Durham 1st innings Partnerships

23MJ Di VenutoMD Stoneman
69WR SmithMD Stoneman
4S ChanderpaulWR Smith
184DM BenkensteinWR Smith