Durham have registered another comprehensive victory, this time defeating Sussex by 285 runs to top the Division 1 LV=County Championships with three matches remaining.
Durham take a commanding position into day three of their match against Sussex with a lead of 345 after a good day with the bat and ball.
Durham Cricket Board Coach James Wiggan has signed up for the 2013 Etape Pennines to complete the challenge of the "beautiful but brutal" 78 mile sportive.
After hosting the Investec Ashes and a Natwest T20 International this summer, Emirates Durham ICG will next year host England vs Sri Lanka in the 2nd ODI.
Stokes,Wood & Harrison are out of the Durham side for this week's match whilst Onions, Breese and Claydon return and Bousfield has been included for the first time.
Durham CCC members are reminded to send in nominations for the Durham CCC Player of the Year.
Durham have recorded a famous victory at Scarborough against Yorkshire and in doing so have reduced the gap between them and the Championship leaders by just 5.5 points.
The Durham U17s have won the ECB U17 County Championship final today, defeating Kent at Arundel Castle Cricket Club.
Durham have had a solid day at Scarborough breaking records as they recorded a total of 573 with three centurions including a maiden first class hundred for Michael Richardson.
Mark Stoneman and Ben Stokes made centuries as Durham led the way with the bat on Day 1 of their match against Yorkshire.