Tuning in to a cricket final while on Premier League duty
The county's rich lineage of wicketkeepers has welcomed its latest sensation. And his batting is giving the national selectors another explosive option to ponder
Gareth Breese struck the winning runs in what is likely to be his final appearance for the club, earning Durham their fifth major trophy since 2007. It was no surprise that the word "fairytale" cropped up
Durham claimed their second piece of limited-overs silverware to cap another season as county cricket's magnificent overachievers
Ben Stokes is back in form after his unlucky break and looking to impress his claim as one of England's World Cup X-Factor Men
Durham and Warwickshire, who both just squeezed into the knockout stages, lock horns to decide the final piece of major silverware for the 2014 season
From the fringes of the England team to playing every format, plus one trophy already in the bag for Warwickshire has made it a memorable season for Chris Woakes but he wants to add another success before it finishes
Ben Stokes emphatically put a troubled summer behind him with one of the most destructive innings of the season as his 164 swept Durham into the Royal London One-Day Cup final.
The contrasting expressions on the faces of the players told the story: whatever the gentle decline in popularity of county cricket over the last couple of decades, the prospect of a Lord's final still means a great deal
Kent were not to be denied. As Gloucestershire added 93 for the last four wickets the crowd shouted themselves hoarse and eventually gained their satisfaction
Yorkshire will rue their elimination from the Royal London Cup, comfortably beaten by Durham despite home advantage in this quarter final
Warwickshire have taken their retro kit to heart. Having won a quarter-final at Chelsmford for the second time in a month the treble is still on twenty years after the legendary 1994 side achieved the feat
James Taylor would be quite justified in asking what more he must do to be given the chance to relaunch his England career
Gloucestershire captain Michael Klinger has suffered a broken arm and will miss the rest of the season.
Derbyshire set up an East Midland's derby in the quarter-finals of the Royal London Cup. Their victory over Gloucestershire saw them sneak into the top four of Group A
Kabir Ali took three wickets to help knock Leicestershire out of the Royal London Cup. Bowled out for just 184, Leicestershire slipped out of the top four in Group B with an eight-wicket defeat and victory for Derbyshire.
Essex chased down 312 to set up a home tie in the quarter-finals of the Royal London Cup after a four-wicket victory against Northamptonshire at Wantage Road in their last Group A outing.
Adil Rashid produced the best figures of his career in limited overs matches as Yorkshire made sure of a home tie in the quarter finals of the Royal London One-Day Cup with a six-wicket win over Hampshire
Billy Godleman made his highest limited overs score as Derbyshire booked a place in the quarter-finals of the Royal London One-Day Cup with a 53-run victory over Gloucestershire at Derby.
An Alex Hales century and a four from the final ball of the match from Luke Fletcher helped Nottinghamshire secure a one-wicket Royal London Cup victory over Warwickshire at Trent Bridge on Wednesday
Royal London Cup quarter-finalists Kent lost their unbeaten tag after crashing to a seven-wicket win to Group B rivals Middlesex in Canterbur
Jacques Rudolph eclipsed a superb hundred by Sussex's Luke Wright with an even better one of his own to ease Glamorgan to victory in their final Royal London game at Hove
Halfway through the second innings there was a power surge through SE11. It took the floodlights out for 20 minutes and knocked out Somerset too