Rushworth 15 wicket

Rushworth 15 wicket haul exposes Northants deficiencies

 September 18, 2014   John Welsh

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The cricket statistics will reveal that Durham seam bowler Chris Rushworth claimed 15 wickets for his team in their victory against Northants this week, and he achieved this feat during a three and a half hour spell of 20 overs. Full credit is due to the locally born cricketer as the opposition batsmen were unable […]

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County Championship Yorkshire

A well-balanced Yorkshire team deservedly seal English County Championship

 September 12, 2014   John Welsh

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By securing 10 wins in the English County Championship during 2013, Durham were able to claim the title at the expensive of neighbouring team Yorkshire who were forced to settle for the runners-up position. Twelve months further ahead, it is Yorkshire emerging as County Champions with Durham only just securing their top flight status with […]

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County Championship

International commitments could weaken Durham in 2014 County Championship

 April 16, 2014   John Welsh

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The resumption of the County Cricket season in England was greeted with centuries by both Alastair Cook and Ian Bell in the opening matches of the 16 match championship series, but for 2013 Division One title winners Durham, failure to end the last wicket partnership of Northants resulted in their four day fixture finishing in […]

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