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Three memories. A trio of insights into character as much as talent. It is 2011 – the last time Middlesex’s County Cricket Club’s won promotion – and a Sydney-born Australian with an English mother and a British passport is batting with Andrew Strauss at Lord’s.

Middlesex slumped to a 231-run loss at Taunton

Anxious wait for Middlesex

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Middlesex were left hoping for a Warwickshire win against Hampshire to save them from relegation after falling to a 231-run defeat against Somerset at Taunton.

Somerset v Middlesex: Patel keeping positive

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Middlesex left-arm spinner Ravi Patel is hoping history can repeat itself as they battle for survival at Somerset.

Rain stops play on day three for Middlesex

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Somerset’s charge towards safety in the Specsavers County Championship First Division was halted by the weather on the third day of the relegation clash with Middlesex at Taunton.

Somerset built a winning position on the second day of the Specsavers County Championship match with Middlesex at Taunton, knowing victory would secure First Division survival at the expense of their visitors.

Middlesex skipper Adam Voges is tipping county team-mate Steven Finn to be part of the England selection shake-up for this winter’s Ashes tour to Australia after bowling the county to the brink of first division safety in the Specsavers County Championship top flight thisweek.

Forgotten England paceman Steven Finn returned his first five-wicket championship haul since April 2014 to steer Middlesex to a crucial 36-run win over Lancashire with a day to spare at Lord’s.

Wickets continued to tumble on an overcast day at Lord’s as Middlesex gained a slight advantage on a match destined to end within three days if the weather holds.

Middlesex’s tail wagged to end their first innings against Lancashire on 233 all out – after earlier subsiding to 89-7 as the home side’s bowlers then made significant inroads to leave the visitors on 113-5 as 15 wickets fell on day one.

Bob Dylan once sang ‘there are no trials inside the Gates of Eden’,

Middlesex ended a game blighted by autumnal downpours and unplayable conditions with nine bonus points in their bid to avoid relegation.

Middlesex will start the final day of the Specsavers County Championship clash with Hampshire at Uxbridge on 162-7, after only 59 overs of play in the first three days at Uxbridge.

The final day of the Specsavers County Championship match between Yorkshire and Middlesex at Headingley saw only one session of play, with the inevitable draw confirmed.

Middlesex and Yorkshire will almost certainly have to settle for a Specsavers County Championship draw following rain on day one and more rain and bad light from early afternoon onwards at Headingley on day three.

Jason Roy and Ben Foakes both scored superb 70s to earn Surrey a slim first-innings lead in a hard-fought London derby at the Kia Oval.

Stuart Meaker spearheaded an impressive performance by the Surrey attack as Middlesex were hustled out for 247 on the first day of their Specsavers Championship match at the Kia Oval.

Head coach Scott hoping for upturn in form

Key men Adam Voges, Sam Robson and Paul Sterling are all available to feature in Monday’s four-day contest

Middlesex missed out on a place in the quarter-finals of the Natwest T20 Blast after defeat at Glamorgan.

Steve Finn, with a display of fast and aggressive bowling, led Middlesex to a 61-run win over Gloucestershire in the Natwest T20 Blast at Uxbridge.

Captain reflects on loss to Warwickshire

Wickets tumble on first day of county championship fixture

Hampshire outfoxed Middlesex at Lord’s as they beat the home side by six wickets in front of another huge crowd of more than 22,000 at Lord’s for the NatWest T20 Blast under the floodlights on Thursday evening.

Irishman helps defending champions lay strong foundation

New Zealander admits Middlesex have been slow to get their title defence going

Captain Franklin reflects on another draw

Defending champions face five matches in five weeks that could define season

Sri Lankan hits century on first day of London derby

Bowlers take four wickets apiece in Royal London One-Day Cup

Middlesex earn vital Royan London Cup success against Welsh rivals in Radlett

More Royal London One-Day Cup disappointment for Franklin’s men

Royal London One-Day Cup derby ends in defeat

Eskinazi and Compton hope to face Surrey

Gubbins and Roland-Jones impress in Royal London One-Day Cup

Royal London One-Day Cup defeat for Lord’s outfit

Middlesex on top against Essex

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Eskinazi ton puts defending champions in control

Batsmen frustrate hosts to ensure honours are even

Middlesex on back foot at Hampshire

Monday, April 17, 2017

Defending champions hoping for draw at Ageas Bowl

Duo make half-centuries aganist Hampshire

Most of the lads have got some relaxation over the last week or two – and now we’re re-energised and ready for the big push.

With just a month of the season remaining, Middlesex appear better-placed to become county champions than at any time since their last title 23 years ago.

Harry Podmore says the success of his contemporaries at Middlesex this season has helped motivate him to make his mark in four-day cricket.

If anyone asked you for a blueprint of how to play four-day cricket, I think you’d show them a recording of our game against Durham.

Middlesex’s Stephen Eskinazi is aiming to model his game on that of club captain Adam Voges after scoring back-to-back first-class centuries in the past week.

Middlesex coach Richard Scott is predicting a “seamless transition” when George Bailey replaces Brendon McCullum as the club’s overseas player next week.

A few years ago Paul Stirling seemed to be the archetypal Twenty20 batsman – hard-hitting, fast-scoring and rarely spending much time at the crease.

Conditions play a big part in one-day cricket – as we know only too well after our 50-over game against Hampshire at Radlett.

Middlesex’s Twenty20 hoodoo against Gloucestershire continued as they went down to their first defeat of the season at Old Merchant Taylor’s School.

There were some real positives from our game at The Oval – even if it left us with a little bit of a ‘what if?’ feeling.

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