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Former South Shields star eyes milestone against old club

Former South Shields bowler Jonny Wightman has a milestone on the horizon – and he could reach it against his old club this weekend.

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Abdul Ameer

Busy winter recruitment for Whiteleas and Harton

Whiteleas and Harton CC begin life in the Durham Cricket League First Division with a tough opener as they welcome Philadelphia to Harton Welfare tomorrow, 1.30pm start.

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Keaton Jennings unfazed at carrying Durham responsibility

Durham opener Keaton Jennings understands he carries much of the county’s run-scoring burden in the top order.

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Mark Wood

Durham bowler Mark Wood eager to return to England action

Jon Lewis is resigned to losing fast bowler Mark Wood to England duty this summer.

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Durham CCC prepare for the new season

Durham hurt by high-profile exits – but coach Jon Lewis backs youngsters to step up

Durham County Cricket Club coach Jon Lewis believes the club will be hurt this season by high-profile departures over the winter.

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Adam Hickey made 21 as an opener for Durham Jets today

Durham outgunned in Emirates Airline T20 Trophy opener

Durham Jets succumbed to a 35-run defeat in their opening match in the Emirates Airline T20 Trophy in Dubai today.

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Paul Collingwood and the Durham squad reveal their new T20 kit at Newcastle International Airport before flying out to Dubai for an 11-day pre-season tour.

Coach Jon Lewis relishes Durham’s 11-day pre-season warm-up in Dubai sunshine

After several seasons when they couldn’t afford a pre-season tour, Durham flew out yesterday for an 11-day trip to Dubai.

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Geoff Cook

Philadelphia snap up ex-Durham supremo as club’s new performance director

Former England cricketer Geoff Cook has joined Philadelphia Cricket Club as the club’s new performance director.

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Ian Botham.

Durham CCC can overturn 48-point deduction and secure promotion back to Division One this season - new chairman Sir Ian Botham

New chairman Sir Ian Botham believes Durham County Cricket Club can overturn their 48 point deficit and secure promotion back to Division One at the first time of asking.
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South African batsman Stephen Cook

South African Cook joins Durham on overseas deal

Durham CCC have announced the signing of South African batsman Stephen Cook for the first half of the 2017 season, subject to CSA clearance.

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Durham coach Jon Lewis

Durham hot on the heels of South Africa opening batsman as overseas star

Durham are closing on the capture of South Africa opening batsman Stephen Cook.

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Keaton Jennings this morning

Durham’s new England star follows in WG Grace’s footsteps

Durham’s Keaton Jennings became just the 19th England batsman to score a century on Test debut after reaching three figures in his first innings against India in Mumbai this morning.

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Durham batsman Keaton Jennings

Keaton Jennings counts on Durham pal to break ice with England squad

Keaton Jennings hopes that Ben Stokes will be the right man to break the ice for him once he meets the England Test squad for the first time in Mumbai.

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Keaton Jennings

Durham’s Keaton Jennings called up by England

Durham opener Keaton Jennings has been called up by England for the remaining two Tests of the series against India.

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Paul Collingwood will again captain Durham in 2017. Picture by Frank Reid

Durham begin life in Division Two with home match against Notts

Durham have been handed a home opener in the 2017 Specsavers County Championship Division Two campaign.

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Keaton Jennings

Durham star Keaton Jennings may yet invoke relegation exit clause

Batsman Keaton Jennings could yet invoke the relegation clause he inserted into his four-year contract with Durham.

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Sir Ian Botham

Sir Ian Botham named new Durham chairman

Cricket legend Sir Ian Botham is Durham CCC’s new chairman.

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England and Durham's Mark Wood

Mark Wood signs three-year deal with Durham

Durham CCC and England fast bowler Mark Wood has committed to a new three-year contract at Emirates Riverside.

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ECB chief Tom Harrison says Durham's sanctions were 'harsh but appropriate'.

Durham sanctions were 'harsh but appropriate' says ECB chief

Sanctions imposed on Durham CCC over their financial bail-out were "harsh but appropriate", according to the England and Wales Cricket Board's chief executive.

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Durham celebrate a wicket in the county championship this season

Council agrees rescue package for Durham CCC

Durham’s future as a financially viable first-class club is a major step closer after confirmation that the county council has unanimously agreed to a “rescue package”.

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