English cricket bosses are bidding to find a solution to the money problems that have threatened the future of Durham County Cricket Club.
Last week Durham agreed a financial aid package with the English Cricket Board and were relegated as part of a range of sanctions.
But deals still need to be worked out with the club's other creditors and the ECB has asked them to support their suggested solution.
One of the club's creditors is Durham County Council:
We need to put that in front of out members and they need to weigh up the pros and cons of what's in that letter. We'll look to make a decision as quickly as possible around that. We'll be balancing the money we're owed with keeping a viable cricket club, because the best chance we have of getting our money back is making sure first class cricket stays in the north east.
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The Play Off Final takes place at Headingly Cricket Ground with the winners qualifying to go to Abu Dhabi to play in the final.
Best of luck to all involved!
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Alastair Cook has become the first Englishman, and youngest batsman worldwide to reach 10,000 Test runs.
Cook achieved the feat on the fourth afternoon of the second Investec Test at Chester-le-Street when he tucked Nuwan Pradeep for a boundary to midwicket from the sixth ball he faced as England closed on a series-sealing victory.
At 31 years and 157 days, England captain Cook has displaced India great Sachin Tendulkar as the youngest player to reach five-figures in Tests.
He is 12th in the all-time list of leading Test runscorers, and still almost another 6,000 adrift of Tendulkar at the top.
England take on Sri Lanka in the second test match at the Riverside in Chester le Street this morning.
The last time England played in Durham in 2013, they won the Ashes . The test match will last five days.
Durham County Cricket Club's Ben Stokes has been named as one of Wisden's top five cricket players of the year.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, known as the cricket world's 'bible', praised the 28-year-old's 'string of match-changing performances' for England last year.
Stokes scored 258 against South Africa in Cape Town in just 198 balls.
Marton Cricket Club in Middlesbrough are setting up a woman and girls only cricket section.
They're hoping to raise participation in the game. It'll be one of the first female only teams in the game on Teesside.
Taster sessions on the 29th and 20th March will be for girls aged 8 to 16.