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Dawid Malan scored his 23rd first-class century at New Road Specsavers County Championship Division Two, Blackfinch New Road (day two): Middlesex 221 & 195-2: Malan 107*, Gubbins 72*; Leach 2-27 Worcestershire 156: Ferguson 37; Helm 5-36 Middlesex (4 pts) lead Worcestershire (3 pts) by 260 runs Scorecard Middlesex captain Dawid Malan’s superb unbeaten century took…

Club Row (the pink building)_ is a pertinent piece of Spitalfields heritage “Unbelievable!” That’s how Charlie from Huguenots of Spitalfields describes the decision to demolish the house at 3-5 Club Row — built in the 1760s, and pertinent to the history of the East End. “These were once the homes of hardworking silk weavers, the…

Will Jacks faced 194 balls and hit 20 fours in making 120 Specsavers County Championship Division One, Beckenham (day one): Surrey 420-9: Jacks 120, Borthwick 95, Clarke 87*; Mulder 4-103 Kent: Yet to bat Surrey 5 pts, Kent 3 pts Scorecard Will Jacks’ maiden first-class century helped Surrey take control on day one against Kent…

Lewis Gregory struck 10 fours and five sixes in his unbeaten innings of 129 Specsavers County Championship Division One, Cooper Associates County Ground (day three) Surrey 380 & 152-5: Burns 78; Leach 2-44, Gregory 2-46 Somerset 398: Gregory 129*, Hildreth 90, Azhar 60; Clarke 3-74 Surrey (7 pts) lead Somerset (6 pts) by 134 runs…

Colin Ackermann recently made two centuries in Leicestershire’s One-Day Cup campaign Specsavers County Championship Division Two, Lord’s (day two) Middlesex 349: Gubbins 75, Scott 55, Lace 51; Mohammad Abbas 4-72 Leicestershire 257-9: Ackermann 63, Dearden 61; Rayner 4-58 Leicestershire (5 pts) trail Middlesex (6 pts) by 92 runs Match scorecard Middlesex gained the upper hand…

Ryan ten Doeschate has now scored 28 first-class centuries Specsavers County Championship Division One, Kia Oval (day three): Surrey 395 & 68-0: Burns 34*, Stoneman 34* Essex 448: Ten Doeschate 130, Lawrence 93; Morkel 3-97, T Curran 3-118 Surrey (6 pts) lead Essex (8 pts) by 15 runs Scorecard Essex skipper Ryan ten Doeschate hit…