Paul Collingwood

Paul Collingwood signs new Durham CCC contract, Scott Borthwick and John Hastings could follow

Paul Collingwood has put his retirement on ice, and Durham hope two more key players will rejoin him in 2015

Simon Kerrigan dismisses Scott Borthwick

Durham left feeling under the weather at Old Trafford

Durham have a big job today after a weekend which left them feeling under the weather in more ways than one

Durham v Warwickshire

Chris Rushworth: New competition offers Durham a chance to refresh

The Royal London Cup gives Durham an opportunity to clear our minds after this week's defeat to Warwickshire

Phil Mustard of Durham Dynamos in action

Durham Jets grounded as Jonny Bairstow century wins it

A power-packed century from England's Jonny Bairstow saw Durham slipping to a 49-run defeat at home to Yorkshire last night

Calum MacLeod of Durham Jets in action

Durham Jets look to leapfrog Nottinghamshire Outlaws to climb into T20 top four

Durham Jets will move a step closer to a quarter-final place if they see off Notts at Chester-le-Street tonight

Kevin Pietersen made only five runs as he returned to English cricket last night in Surrey’s NatWest T20 Blast defeat by Essex at the Kia Oval

Warwickshire Bears v Durham Jets: Hastings’ debut bettered by brilliant Chopra as Durham falter

Durham Jets crashed to defeat as Varun Chopra inspired Birmingham to a six-wicket victory at Edgbaston with five balls to spare last night

Durham's Calum MacLeod

Jets edge out Outlaws in thriller to claim scintillating three-run victory

Durham claimed a scintillating three-run Natwest T20 Blast victory after a thrilling finale at Nottinghamshire Outlaws

Ben Stokes

Durham v Lancashire, T20 preview: County will come before country in deciding Stokes' role

Durham will consider England's wishes before deciding Ben Stokes' Twenty20 role for them, but it will not dictate their ideas

Durham all-rounder Ben Stokes

Chris Rushworth: The rain's not just a real pain but also a strain

Durham have had the rough end of fixtures so far, and the rain seems intent on stopping them turning things around

Calum MacLeod in action

Calum MacLeod can be Durham's secret Twenty20 weapon

Durham will hand a debut to on-loan Calum MacLeod for tonight's Twenty20 Blast opener against Worcester

Durham's Paul Collingwood in action

Sussex v Durham, day four: Sangakkara shows class, but it's still not enough

Kumar Sangakkara bowed out with 159 for Durham yesterday - but the Riversiders are still hoping he might be back

Ashar Zaidi of Sussex walks off after being bowled out by Chris Rushworth of Durham

Ben Stokes' imminent return the shining light amidst the Durham gloom

Durham's injury list is growing by the day but at least England all-rounder Ben Stokes had some encouraging news yesterday

Mark Stoneman of Durham

Mark Stoneman must lead Durham to safety

The responsibility will be on Mark Stoneman today to keep a clear head and shepherd Durham CCC to a position of safety

Kumar Sangakkara

Chris Rushworth: Kumar Sangakkara looks a class act - right down to his pants!

Durham have a big game this weekend but we've been boosted by the arrival of a world-class star who eye for detail goes down to his underwear

Sri Lanka's star batsman Kumar Sangakkara

Kumar Sangakkara interview: Sangakkara wants to be a Durham student

Kumar Sangakkara has made 547 appearances in international cricket, yet he pitched up at Durham yesterday eager to learn

Gareth Breese of Durham

Durham's "Mr Average" Gareth Breese is showing his worth

To listen to modest Gareth Breese you would think he was nothing special at all as a cricketer but his selfless nature makes him invaluable

Keaton Jennings (L) of Durham celebrates after catching David Murphy off the bowling of Scott Borthwick (R)

Durham CCC miss an opportunity they ought never really to have had

Durham had to settle for a draw in their first County Championship match of 2014 but to have even been thinking about victory was an achievement

Kumar Sangakkara of Sri Lanka

Kumar Sangakkara announces he will play for Durham CCC

Kumar Sangakkara has announced he will play "two or three" County Championship games for Durham CCC

Durham CCC Captain Paul Collingwood with the County Championship Trophy

Paul Collingwood interview: Looking to Durham's future with confidence

Sunday marks the start of Paul Collingwood's last season as a cricketer, but he tells Stuart Rayner he is just as interested in the next five or ten

Durham bowler Chris Rushworth in action

Chris Rushworth: After a surreal winter, a new season brings fresh excitement

It's just nine days until Durham begin the defence of our County Championship and you can feel the excitement in our dressing room


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