Clarke extends Worcestershire deal

By Matt Somerford Worcestershire have continued to strengthen for the future with confirmation that England Under-19s wicketkeeper-batsman Joe Clarke has agreed a contract extension. The Shrewsbury-born teenager will remain at New Road until 2016 and becomes the sixth academy product to agree terms in the past fortnight. Joe Leach, Chris Russell, Tom Fell, Ben Cox … Read more

Durham fightback stuns Vikings

A resolute all-round performance from Paul Collingwood and a century from skipper Mark Stoneman were the outstanding features of Durham’s 31-run victory over Yorkshire Vikings in their Royal London One-Day Cup quarter-final at Headingley. The former England all-rounder was second top-scorer with 38 in Durham’s 237 and he then weighed in with 2-29 off his 10 … Read more

Gunn looking forward to Proteas test

By Callum Dent England Women all-rounder Jenny Gunn is relishing the three NatWest T20 Internationals with South Africa after rain ended their hopes of securing a Royal London One-Day Series whitewash over India. With the hosts holding an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match rubber following the brace of victories at Scarborough, wet weather at … Read more