Just 32 overs were bowled today at Derby with rain causing play to be abandoned for the day in the late afternoon.
LV=County Championship leaders Durham this week face Derbyshire in Derby in another crucial fixture as the end of the season approaches.
Durham CCC will be hosting the second Members Forum of the season on Wednesday September 18th, day two of Durham's LV=County Championship and final home fixture against Nottinghamshire.
Durham won their first ever ECB 50+ County Championship title on Sunday with a 30 run victory over Essex in the final at Leicestershire.
Durham's Dale Benkenstein has been appointed as a batting consultant for the South African side the Sunfoil Dolphins for their 2013/2014 season.
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.
Mark Stoneman scored 96 but it was a day for the bowlers today on Day 1 between Durham and Sussex.
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.
Durham County Cricket Club can today confirm that fast bowler Ruel Brathwaite has been de-registered with the club.