Restructuring the Championship

On the day that it has been reported that the ECB is considering reducing the number of Championship matches from 16 to 12, I though it was about time I finally committed to this blog an idea I’ve been championing for the past three years. Restructuring the schedule and fixtures of county cricket has been…

Glamorgan v Derbyshire Day 2 Report

As the IPL danced on from Chennai to Kolkata, a game of an altogether more sedate pace was being play out to a smattering of supporters in the spring sunshine in the Welsh capital. It was no less engrossing than matters thousands of miles away, however, as Glamorgan were able to wrestle the ascendancy from…

Glamorgan v Derbyshire Day 1 Report

Stumps Day One: Derbyshire 47/2 (Slater 25*) lead Glamorgan, at Cardiff It was a frustratingly truncated day in Cardiff as overnight rain and morning showers had seeped under the covers, to render play in the morning session entirely impossible. When the players did finally make their way onto the field at 2:40 in the afternoon,…

Glamorgan V Derbyshire Preview

Glamorgan and Derbyshire lock horns on Sunday for the start of their LVCC Division 2 encounter in Cardiff. The visitors arrive in the Welsh capital in the wake a superb victory over Gloucestershire in their last outing. A brutal innings of 227 in just 176 balls from Martin Guptill set Derbyshire on their way for…