FIND out how your local club performed this weekend with our round-up of the action from the Bradford, Yorkshire ECB, Central Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, Aire-Wharfe, Huddersfield and York Senior leagues.
Niall O’Brien hit 47 off 27 balls to guide Leicestershire to their first win of the season in all forms of cricket against Derbyshire.
Yorkshire Vikings made it two wins out of two in this season’s NatWest T20 Blast by beating Notts Outlaws by 6 wickets at Trent Bridge.
Leicestershire captain Mark Cosgrove believes a packed Grace Road can roar his team to a season-changing victory when the Foxes face local rivals Derbyshire Falcons in the T20 Blast on Thursday.
Emboldened by last Friday’s comfortable seven-wicket defeat of Derbyshire, Yorkshire Vikings travel to Trent Bridge to take on Nottinghamshire Outlaws keen to continue their good start to their 2015 NatWest t20 Blast campaign.
The new NatWest T20 Blast season arrived with a fanfare of trumpets, fireworks, jugglers and dancing girls last Friday but the enduring image of the opening round of matches will be that of Alex Hales repeatedly launching the ball over the ropes in Notts Outlaws’ eight wicket win over Birmingham Bears.
Some extraordinary hitting from Alex Hales helped Nottinghamshire Outlaws to kick off their NatWest T20 Blast campaign with a convincing eight wicket victory over the Birmingham Bears at Trent Bridge.
Somerset reached tea on 134/8 on the third day of their LV= County Championship match against Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge, an overall lead of 220.
Somerset’s Marcus Trescothick was dismissed for his second nought of the game on the third morning of the LV= County Championship match against Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge.
Outlaws seamer Jake Ball has backed the side to kick on from their eight-wicket victory over reigning champions Birmingham Bears in the opening round of the NatWest T20 Blast.
Wes Durston says the Falcons will come back stronger after the opening week defeat in the NatWest T20 Blast against Yorkshire Vikings at Headingley.
Derbyshire captain Wayne Madsen believes there is enough batting depth within the squad to cover his absence due to injury over the next few weeks.
Half centuries from Jim Allenby and Craig Overton helped Somerset to a total of 312 all out on the first day of their LV= County Championship match against Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge.
Nottinghamshire’s decision to ask Somerset to bat first was fully vindicated as the visitors reached lunch on 101 for five on the first morning of the LV= County Championship match at Trent Bridge.
Yorkshire captain Andrew Gale is hoping that the Leeds floodlights and a later start will create a special buzz around Headingley when the Vikings begin their NatWest Blast t20 campaign against the Derbyshire Falcons on Friday evening.
Nottinghamshire and England batsman Alex Hales has signed a short-term deal with Indian Premier League franchise the Mumbai Indians.
Nottinghamshire fast bowler Luke Fletcher is joining Surrey on a month’s loan for red ball cricket, but will remain available for Notts Outlaws in the NatWest T20 Blast.
South African Test captain Hashim Amla admits there is an L plate on his back as well as a number despite his rating as one of the best batsmen in the world.
A magnificent unbeaten 163 from Rob Keogh combined with the bravery of Josh Cobb and Alex Wakely denied Derbyshire what looked a certain victory over Northamptonshire on a dramatic final day of the LV County Championship Division Two game at Derby.
Derbyshire have continued to reinforce their NatWest T20 Blast plans with the appointment of wicketkeeper Tom Poynton as Vice Captain for this summer’s campaign.
Mick Newell is usually meticulous in his preparations for any Nottinghamshire match, but the Outlaws’ director of cricket admits it might be time to resort to lucky omens as his side aim to end their long wait for a first domestic T20 title.
Chesney Hughes ended a two year wait for a century to put Derbyshire on course for a second victory of the season as they totally dominated the third day of the LV County Championship Division Two game against Northamptonshire at Derby.
Chesney Hughes scored his first hundred for two years and shared a double century opening stand to put Derbyshire in a strong position against Northamptonshire.
Chesney Hughes scored his first fifty in the County Championship for nearly two years as Derbyshire batted through the third morning of the match against Northamptonshire at Derby without losing a wicket.
David Willey gave another pulsating demonstration of the talent which has won him international recognition when his second century of the season kept Northants in the LV County Championship Division Two match against Derbyshire at the 3aaa County Ground.
Josh Cobb and David Willey launched a thrilling counter-attack to put Northants back in the Division Two match against Derbyshire at Derby.
Derbyshire have taken a firm grip on the Division Two match at Derby after Northants collapsed to 122 for 6 in reply to the home side’s 343 at lunch on the second day.
Teenager Matt Critchley made history in only his second first-class game when he became the youngest Derbyshire player to score a century on a memorable opening day of the Division Two LV County Championship match against Northants at Derby.
An impressive batting display by Derbyshire’s teenage leg-spinner Matt Critchley rescued the home side following a dramatic batting collapse on the first day of the Division Two match against Northamptonshire.
Derbyshire’s NatWest T20 Blast fixture against Leicestershire Foxes next month will be dedicated to the Colin Bloomfield Melanoma Appeal, in support of skin cancer charity Skcin.
Derbyshire have signed New Zealand Test opening batsman Hamish Rutherford to strengthen the club’s batting options while Tillakaratne Dilshan is at the Caribbean Premier League.
Australia legend Shane Warne believes Alex Hales is the man to replace Jonathan Trott at the top of the England batting-order.
After last week’s easy win, an early season double-header against two of Division One’s perennial contenders was a decent opportunity for Ilkeston Rutland to mark themselves out as real contenders.
A young Nutbrook II claimed a battling draw against Morton.
Nutbrook XI claimed a commanding 142 run win over Aston in their second game of the season.
Derbyshire opener Billy Godleman has signed a one-year contract extension committing him to the club until the end of the 2016 season.
Derbyshire captain Wayne Madsen praised his side’s clinical approach after they sealed a seven-wicket win over Gloucestershire in the LV= County Championship Division Two match at Bristol.
Pace bowler Mark Footitt and opening batsman Billy Godleman guided Derbyshire to a seven-wicket win over Gloucestershire in the LV= County Championship Division Two match at Bristol.
Derbyshire require a further 79 runs after tea to beat Gloucestershire at Bristol and register their first victory of the season.
Mark Footitt dismissed Gloucestershire’s Hamish Marshall and James Fuller in successive overs to keep Derbyshire on course for victory in the LV= County Championship Division Two match at Bristol.
Derbyshire took three wickets in quick succession as they pressed for victory in the LV= County Championship Division Two game against Gloucestershire at Bristol.
Hampshire bowler Gareth Berg bagged an early breakthrough but Nottinghamshire lead by 149 at tea, at the Ageas Bowl.
Derbyshire added 34 runs in 11 overs this morning (Tuesday) before declaring on 545-9 against Gloucestershire at Bristol, which gave them a first-innings lead of 270.
Martin Guptill blasted a sensational maiden first class double century to guide Derbyshire into a winning position on the second day of the LV= County Championship match with Gloucestershire at Bristol.
Martin Guptill smashed a 101-ball century, including 19 fours and a six, as Derbyshire closed in on Gloucestershire’s first innings total of 275 on the second day of the LV= County Championship match at Bristol.
Derbyshire profited from some generous Gloucestershire fielding on the second morning of the LV= County Championship match at Bristol.
The opening day of the 2015 NCB Premier League fixture list threw up some close finishes, some fine individual performances, some surprises and a smattering of rain showers.