Tim Murtagh missed day one against Gloucestershire because he was playing for Ireland Specsavers County Championship Division Two, Merchant Taylors’ School, Northwood (day three): Middlesex 172 & 244: Roland-Jones 51*, Helm 46; Higgins 4-35 Gloucestershire 201 & 137 : Van Buuren 57; Murtagh 5-44, Roland-Jones 3-27 Middlesex (3 pts) beat Gloucestershire (4 pts) by 78…

Ryan Higgins scored 61 for Gloucestershire and then took three wickets with the ball Specsavers County Championship Division Two, Merchant Taylors’ School, Northwood (day two): Middlesex 172 & 96-3: Eskinazi 37; Higgins 3-16 Gloucestershire 201: Higgins 61*; Roland-Jones 7-52 Middlesex (4 pts) lead Gloucestershire (3 pts) by 67 runs with seven wickets standing Scorecard Ryan…

Sam Curran (left) trudges off after being dismissed for 43. Specsavers County Championship Division One, Kia Oval, London (day one): Surrey 244-6: Elgar 63, Foakes 57*, Curran 43, Burns 30; Stewart 3-84 Kent: Yet to bat Kent 2 pts, Surrey 1 pt Scorecard Dean Elgar and Ben Foakes hit patient half-centuries but regular Kent wickets…

Josh Shaw has now taken 20 wickets in his last four Championship matches. Specsavers County Championship Division Two, Merchant Taylors’ School, Northwood (day one): Middlesex 172: Malan 28; Shaw 4-33, Higgins 3-52 Gloucestershire 59-2: Dent 27*; Roland-Jones 2-15 Middlesex 0 pts, Gloucestershire 3 pts Scorecard Josh Shaw took three prize scalps as Gloucestershire triggered a…

Derbyshire captain Billy Godleman hit a hundred against his former county Specsavers County Championship Division Two, Pattonair County Ground, Derby (day one): Derbyshire 372-4: Godleman 102, Hudson-Prentice 99, Reece 96 Middlesex: Yet to bat Derbyshire 4 pts, Middlesex 1 pt Scorecard Captain Billy Godleman hit his fastest Championship hundred as Derbyshire reached 372-4 against Middlesex….

Will Fraine struck 121 for Yorkshire’s second team on the same ground earlier this month Specsavers County Championship Division One, North Marine Road, Scarborough (day one): Yorkshire 327: Fraine 106, Lyth 55, Patterson 46; Clark 5-77 Surrey 48-0: Stoneman 28* Yorkshire (3 pts) lead Surrey (3 pts) by 279 runs Scorecard Yorkshire opener Will Fraine…

Founded in 1971, Millwall Lionesses were said to be the first English women’s team to affiliate with a men’s club in the 1980s, and have won two Women’s FA Cups The newly named London Lionesses will take over from Millwall Lionesses and continue to play in the Women’s Championship for the 2019-20 season. The Lionesses,…