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Injury-prone Davies faces decision day on career

Durham will decide over the next few days whether to call a halt in their attempts to resurrect the career of seamer Mark Davies. They hope to have Steve Harmison, Liam Plunkett and Davies fit and firing for a renewed … Continue reading

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Northants snap up Coetzer from Durham

Northamptonshire have completed the signing of Scotland international batsman Kyle Coetzer from Durham on a two-year contract. Coetzer has spent the past three weeks on loan at Wantage Road, having been told by Durham that he was free to speak … Continue reading

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England treating County Championship with contempt: Tim Wellock

The England hierarchy is treating the LV County Championship with contempt. In the first place why have they scheduled a one-day international in Ireland at a time when the Championship is nearing its conclusion? Secondly, if they must send a … Continue reading

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Mustard keen to continue as Durham’s four-day captain

Durham’s Phil Mustard admits his captaincy isn’t as faultless as his tossing of the coin, but he is keen to carry on next season. The man known as ‘The Colonel’ has scored ten out of ten with the toss in … Continue reading

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Coetzer joins Northants on loan deal

Northamptonshire have signed Scotland international batsman Kyle Coetzer on loan from Durham for the rest of the season with a view to him completing a permanent move. The 27-year-old has struggled to break into Durham’s side this season and his … Continue reading

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Durham left to rue Collingwood T20 quarter-final absence

Two days after signing a new three-year contract, having rejected Derbyshire’s overtures, Paul Collingwood was unable to take part as Durham were sent spinning out of the Friends Life t20. Collingwood’s off cutters were sadly missed in the Rose Bowl … Continue reading

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Di Venuto poised for T20 quarter-final call-up

Durham will consider pitching Michael Di Venuto into his first Twenty20 match for two years in their Friends Life t20 quarter-final on Sunday August 7 – if he is fit. The opener’s recent form has persuaded one-day skipper Dale Benkenstein that … Continue reading

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Football warm-up injury setback for Harmison

Further doubt was cast on the wisdom of cricketers playing football as part of their warm-up routine when Steve Harmison suffered his second freak injury of the season. A sprained ankle ruled him out of much-needed match practice against Sri … Continue reading

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Durham confident Collingwood will turn down Derbys

Durham are confident they can repel Derbyshire’s audacious bid to sign Paul Collingwood, which has been confirmed by the tabling of a 28-day notice to speak to him. After sacking John Morris as director of cricket early this season, the … Continue reading

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Durham recall overseas player Miller despite £1 million loss

Durham have announced a loss of almost £1m in the last financial year, but will not let it deter them from bringing back South African David Miller for their last three Twenty20 Cup group games. They lie third in the northern … Continue reading

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