Will Smith led Durham's fightback with a dogged century on day two of the Division One clash at Nottinghamshire.
County champions Durham have installed Phil Mustard as captain after Will Smith stepped down from the role by "mutual agreement".
Durham captain Will Smith believes Essex will prove a genuine threat to his side's chances of retaining the championship.
Durham captain Will Smith has backed his county's pace spearhead Steve Harmison to bowl his way back into the England frame.
Steve Harmison defied the pain of badly-blistered feet to take the last three Sussex wickets as Durham eased to a nine-wicket win.
Durham dented Surrey's hopes of qualifying from Group C of the Friends Provident trophy with a 60-run win at the Brit Oval.
Score updates from the penultimate round of the season
Andrew Strauss says England have a lot of ‘difficult questions’ to answer ahead of the World Cup.
T20 Champions Lge
Full-on Yorkshire are the pride of the County Championship, says David Lloyd, and deservedly so.