Essex’s slim hopes of winning County Championship dented by Northamptonshire
Essex need at least 400 to have any chance of claiming top spot.
Umpire Sue Redfern makes history in County Championship match at Glamorgan
Redfern became the first woman to stand as an umpire in a men’s first-class match in England and Wales.
Umpire Sue Redfern makes Blast history as Gloucestershire brush aside Middlesex
Redfern is the first female umpire to officiate on-field in a Vitality Blast fixture.
Umpire Sue Redfern: I’ll feel awkward and fortunate to break new ground in Blast
Redfern will stand in Sunday’s clash between Gloucestershire and Middlesex.
Women’s T20 World Cup in South Africa to have all-female match officials
Three match referees and 10 umpires will form the 13-strong team.
England: Sue Redfern embracing challenge after signing first full-time contract
Naeem Ashraf, Jack Shantry, Surendiran Shanmugam and Anthon Harris have also been added to a 34-strong team by the ECB.