ECB domestic cricket news
Yorkshire enjoyed another fine day in their LV= County Championship clash with Warwickshire, Adil Rashid's unbeaten 68 moving the White Rose into a very good position.
Sussex lost their captain Ed Joyce but staged an impressive recovery through an unbeaten Michael Yardy century and a career-best 92 by Chris Jordan on the second day against Derbyshire at Derby.
A disciplined performance with the ball gave hosts Nottinghamshire the initiative on the second day of their LV= County Championship Division One match against Surrey.
Ravi Bopara struck his first century of the season to put Essex in a strong position on the second day of their LV= County Championship Division Two clash with Glamorgan at the SWALEC Stadium.
Former South Africa all-rounder Andrew Hall struck his first century in two years on the second day of Division Two leaders Northamptonshire's LV= County Championship match against Leicestershire.
Middlesex made the biggest move in the LV= County Championship action as Somerset ended day two at Taunton five down and 83 in arrears following on. Yorkshire, meanwhile, also set up a victory push against Warwickshire.
Seamer Liam Norwell claimed match figures of 9-41 as Gloucestershire secured an emphatic innings victory over Cambridge MCCU
Middlesex have confirmed Adam Voges will have an extended stay at the club this summer as replacement for Chris Rogers.
A memorial service to celebrate the life of former Kent and England captain Mike Denness OBE is to be held at Canterbury Cathedral on Monday 1 July 2013 at 2pm.
Kent Spitfires edged out Worcestershire Royals in the only YB40 game following the end of the first day of six LV= County Championship games.
Kent Spitfires moved joint top of the Yorkshire Bank 40 Group A via a nervy three-wicket win over Worcestershire Royals in a game reduced to 25 overs per side due to rain.
Yorkshire newcomer Liam Plunkett had Division One champions Warwickshire on the rack at Edgbaston when taking 5-32 in his best LV= County Championship performance since September 2009.
Nottinghamshire’s Steven Mullaney struck 68 after Surrey's pace bowlers had enjoyed the first two sessions on the opening day of the LV= County Championship Division One match at Trent Bridge.
Somerset teenager Jamie Overton claimed career-best figures of 4-65 as Middlesex reached 293 for eight on the opening day of the LV= County Championship Division One match at Taunton.
Chris Jordan is revelling in a new lease of life at Sussex, for whom he has enjoyed an excellent start since joining in the close-season.
Derbyshire captain Wayne Madsen struck a defiant half-century but late wickets put Sussex in charge of their LV= County Championship Division One match at Derby.
Jim Allenby and Stewart Walters hit half-centuries as Glamorgan frustrated Essex on the opening day of their Division Two match.
Division Two leaders Northamptonshire did not fare too well as their LV= County Championship Division Two clash with Leicestershire began on a day when captain Stephen Peters was ruled out for up to six weeks.
New Zealand batsman Hamish Rutherford will join Essex following the Investec Test series against England, replacing the injured Rob Quiney.