News - England Cricket
Yorkshire looked back on last year's Scarborough matches with mixed feelings but those memories might be put to bed if they can finish off Sussex from a position they will be anxious not to waste.
An unbeaten century from in-form Alex Hales enabled Nottinghamshire to maintain their challenge for the Championship title with a five-wicket success over Northamptonshire at Wantage Road
The details of India's capitulation at The Oval did not bear repeating as even their Man of the Series, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, gave up the fight
Monty Panesar completed match figures of 11 for 168 as Essex kept up their promotion hopes by easing to their fourth Division Two win of the season, beating Glamorgan by 63 runs on the final morning at Swansea.
Alastair Cook admitted it was only the support of his wife, Alice, which persuaded him not to resign the England captaincy.