Ben Stokes admits he will earn a “life-changing amount” from this year’s Indian Premier League, but he is focused on repaying Rising Pune Supergiant on the pitch.
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Surrey have continued their busy winter by adding South African bowler Mathew Pillans to their growing squad on a three-year deal.
Surrey have signed South Africa Under-19 fast bowler Conor McKerr on a three-year contract.
Aaron Finch has signed for Surrey as cover in all competitions for Kumar Sangakkara during the Caribbean Premier League T20.
Mark Footitt has signed a four-year contract with Surrey which will see him leave Derbyshire after five years at the club.
There were wins for Yorkshire and Durham on a gloriously sunny day of LV= County Championship action.
Paul Collingwood shone for the second day in a row to put Durham in a strong position against Somerset at Taunton.
There was entertainment aplenty on the opening day of the 2015 LV= County Championship, with hundreds and subsequent collapses at Taunton, Lord’s and New Road.
The 2015 county season is officially underway, with day one of the opening round of MCC university matches having kicked off around the country.