English County Championship

  • Surrey relegated after loss to Warwickshire September 20, 2013

    London: Surrey were relegated to the second tier of the English county championship on Friday after losing a bold gamble to forfeit their second innings against Warwickshire at Edgbaston. Playing at Edgbaston, Surrey had needed to win to have a hope of staying in Division One but lost out when Warwickshire...
  • Gautam Gambhir set to rejoin Essex September 10, 2013

    New Delhi: India opener Gautam Gambhir is set to return to England to rejoin county side Essex after he was forced leave for home due to a family bereavement, Sky Sports said on its website on Monday. "Gautam returned home to India on 1 September but will now rejoin...
  • Essex grateful for England captain Alastair Cook April 30, 2013

    London: Essex were glad to have England captain Alastair Cook on board for a rare County Championship appearance as 15 wickets fell on a dramatic first day against Hampshire at Chelmsford on Monday. The opening batsman finished the opening day of this four-day Second Division clash unbeaten on 25 in...
  • Warwickshire win English county championship September 6, 2012

    Worcester: Warwickshire made amends for its final-day heartbreak last season by winning their first English county championship title since 2004 on Thursday. The club side of England batsmen Ian Bell and Jonathan Trott and New Zealand spinner Jeetan Patel beat Worcestershire by an innings and 202 runs at New Road to...
  • Kartik sparks row by backing-up run out August 31, 2012

    London: Former India spinner Murali Kartik caused controversy in the English County Championship on Thursday when he ran out a batsman who had backed up too far down the pitch. Kartik, playing for Surrey against Somerset -- the county he left at the end of last season -- ran out...