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Stokes the hero as Durham clinch top-flight survival

Ben Stokes finally came to the party for Durham, ending their relegation worries by taking four Surrey wickets in a gripping finish at the Emirates Riverside.

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Paul Coughlin

Sunderland prospect signs new deal

All-rounder Paul Coughlin has signed a new three-year deal with Durham.

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Durham batsman Scott Borthwick in action for Durham against Surrey at the Emirates Riverside today. Picture by FRANK REID

Cricket: Scott Borthwick to leave Durham for Surrey

Scott Borthwick is to leave Durham to take up an offer of a deal at Surrey.

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Whiteleas bowler Nick Quinn takes aim at Ryhope batsman Sagar Udeshi at Ryhope Recreation Ground.Pictures by Tim Richardson..

Thomas calmly sees Whiteleas and Harton CC over the line and promotion secured

Whiteleas and Harton CC brilliantly clinched promotion to Division One of the Durham Cricket League in a nail-biting encounter at Ryhope CC.

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Ben Stokes hits out against Hampshire earlier this season

Ben Stokes signs one-year contract extension at Durham

Durham CCC are delighted to announce England all-rounder Ben Stokes has agreed a one-year contract extension with the club.

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Whiteleas hoping to fight off Peterlee in promotion quest

Whiteleas hoping to fight off Peterlee in promotion quest

It’s business end of the season for Whiteleas and Harton CC as they welcome promotion rivals Peterlee to the Welfare Ground tomorrow (1pm start).

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South Shields Cricket Club chairman jim Elliott with First XI team members Sam Embleton, Chris Stewart and Michael Dunn, with one of Bill Parker's old bats, which has been into a comemorative trophy for the event.

Match honours South Shields and Boldon cricket stalwart Bill

South Shields and Westoe Cricket Club has paid tribute to one of its most prolific batsmen.

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Scott Borthwick attempts a catch off his own bowling

Durham skipper disappointed but proud after final defeat

Beaten Durham captain Paul Collingwood was disappinted to lose the NatWest T20 Blast final to Northants at Edgbaston on Saturday.

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Yorkshire's Steven Patterson watches as Durham's Gordon Muchall scores more runs during the Royal London One Day Cup match at the Emirates Durham ICG, Chester-le-Street. Picture: Anna Gowthorpe

Long-serving batsman Gordon Muchall looking for the perfect send-off with Durham Jets at T20 Blast Finals Day

Long-serving batsman Gordon Muchall is looking for the perfect send-off as Durham Jets head to Edgbaston for T20 Blast Finals Day.

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Whiteleas and Harton's Chris Nichol

Whiteleas and Harton in confident mood ahead of crucial Littletown clash

The game of the day in Division Two of the DCL sees second placed Whiteleas and Harton host leaders Littletown (1.30pm).

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Ben Stokes hits out against Hampshire earlier this season

England star Stokes on the comeback trail to help Durham have a Blast

Durham hope to have Ben Stokes available for the NatWest T20 Blast finals at Edgbaston next Saturday after qualifying for only the second time.

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Whitburn batsman Ross Carty in action against Hetton Lyons.

Boldon out to Harbour vital winning spirit

With five games to go before the end of the season, it’s all to play for at the top of the Dukes NEPL first Division, with just one slot for promotion up for grabs.

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Durham Jets celebrate Chris Rushworth taking the wicket of Yorkshire's Adam Lyth in T20 action this summer

Derby epic in prospect as Durham Jets face Yorkshire Vikings in NatWest T20 Blast semi-final

Durham Jets will face old rivals Yorkshire Vikings in their NatWest T20 Blast semi-final.

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Mark Stoneman

Brilliant Durham clinch NatWest T20 Blast finals day place with memorable success

Durham Jets are through to the NatWest T20 Blast finals day at Edgbaston on August 20.

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Phil Mustard

Why Phil Mustard must watch Gloucestershire v Durham quarter-final from sidelines

Phil Mustard must watch from the sidelines tomorrow evening when Durham take on Gloucestershire in the NatWest T20 Blast quarter-final.

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Graham Onions

Onions out to complete stunning Durham win at Somerset

Title-chasing Durham paceman Graham Onions is determined to help clinch a quickfire victory on the third day of the Specsavers County Championship clash with Somerset today.

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Whiteleas forced to make changes for Murton clash

Whiteleas and Harton face a tricky trip to Murton tomorrow in the DCL second division.

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Durham are eager to keep Scott Borthwick, despite offers from elsewhere

Durham are ‘not running out of money’, insists chief executive

Durham chief executive David Harker insists that the club is not in danger of going bankrupt.

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Hebburn enjoy a victorious weekend

Hebburn had a perfect weekend with both the First and Second sides claiming impressive victories and a timely return to form.

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Whiteleas bowler Abdul Ameer.

Whiteleas and Harton’s McRae and Ameer prove too hot for Boldon

Whiteleas and Harton CC returned to winning ways with a comprehensive victory over Boldon CA.

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