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Durham celebrate 20 first-class years: Tim Wellock

As Durham celebrate 20 years of first-class cricket two men have been ever-present – Geoff Cook and chief executive David Harker, who was initially the accountant. Cook was appointed a year in advance of Durham’s inaugural first-class game, which started … Continue reading

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Lamentable Durham students shown up by Stokes

Durham University’s second innings total of 18 against Durham at Chester-le-Street was the lowest score in English first-class cricket since Surrey were routed for 14 by Essex at Chelmsford in 1983. Prior to that it is necessary to go back … Continue reading

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Johnson capture underlines Durham’s T20 ambition

Durham have further underlined their determination to make an impact in Twenty20 cricket this season by signing Australian paceman Mitchell Johnson. Following the capture of Herschelle Gibbs, Johnson will be the second overseas player for the Friends Life t20 competition, in … Continue reading

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Davies earns himself a new start after Kent trial

Mark Davies, the Durham and England Lions seamer, has signed a contract to join Kent after impressing on a short trial with the club. Davies, 31, has been released by Durham after ten seasons with his native county in a career … Continue reading

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Collingwood’s IPL troubles could be Durham boost

Durham are hoping that Paul Collingwood will be available for the full season following reports that his Indian Premier League contract with Rajasthan Royals has been cancelled. It will be a further reminder to Collingwood of life’s ups and downs. … Continue reading

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Durham due to meet up again with Tait in Dubai

Durham will permit themselves a collective little smile if Shaun Tait bowls any no-balls against them in the Emirates Airline Twenty20 Trophy in Dubai this week. The Australian Twenty20 specialist, the first man to break the 100mph barrier at Lord’s, … Continue reading

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Mustard just fails in his bid for winter T20 double

Durham skipper Phil Mustard has suffered disappointment in his attempt to earn a second Twenty20 winner’s medal of the winter. Although he made his best T20 score of 88 not out earlier in the Bangladesh Premier League series, he was … Continue reading

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Mixed news for Durham on the injury front

While Steve Harmison’s injury troubles continue, Durham report that Ben Stokes is ahead of schedule in his recovery from a second operation on his badly dislocated finger. After working his way back towards full fitness, Harmison was to have accompanied … Continue reading

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Durham seek world-class T20 overseas partner for Gibbs

Durham have signalled that they will be taking the Twenty20 Cup very seriously this year by seeking another world-class player to feature alongside Herschelle Gibbs. They took the cheaper option by signing little-known South African batsman David Miller last season … Continue reading

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Twenty20 demands keep Collingwood away from Durham

Durham are resigned to seeing no more of Paul Collingwood next season than they did last as he chases the big bucks of Twenty20 cricket. When Collingwood signed a new three-year contract with the club last summer, following his retirement … Continue reading

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