WATCH- Durham cricket club players practice in snowfall ahead of county championship

County championship is set to begin its first round from 8th April.

Durham county cricket team | Twitter

Durham county cricket took their Twitter account and posted a video of players practiced for the upcoming County Championship amid heavy snowfall. 

The county championship is set to begin its first round from 8th April with Northamptonshire taking on Kent, Essex playing Worcestershire, Sussex facing off against Lancashire, Middlesex playing Somerset, Leicestershire facing Hampshire, Gloucestershire playing Surrey, Yorkshire playing Glamorgan, Warwickshire against Derbyshire and Durham taking on Nottinghamshire in Nottingham.

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Durham Derbyshire, Essex, Worcestershire, Birmingham, and Nottingham are placed in group 1 while Surrey, Somerset, Middlesex, Leicestershire, Hampshire, and Gloucestershire are placed in group 2.

Group 3 has Northamptonshire, Lancashire, Kent, Sussex, Glamorgan, and Yorkshire.

With less than one day remaining for the start of the championship, the Durham cricket team was seen practicing in heavy snowfall.

Taking to their Twitter account the county team posted a video in which the players are seen having a net session in the snow.

"Less than 48 hours until the cricket season," Durham cricket county captioned the video. 

The next rounds of the county championship will be played on April 15, 22, and 29 followed by the remaining rounds of matches from May to September.


By Ankitjit Singh - 07 Apr, 2021

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