Wednesday’s action saw Ravi Ashwin take 6 wickets for Surrey in their game against Somerset, a couple of wins in Group 2 while the Roses game would see no action due to an unplayable outfield.
This is the final round of Championship games ahead of this weekend’s Blast action.
Durham vs Nottinghamshire
Resuming on 125/5, the visitors would move onto 150 before Steven Mullaney would be bowled by Matty Potts for 21 with Joey Evison would be caught by Ben Raine off the bowling of Salisbury for 13. Brett Hutton would be bowled by Scott Borthwick for 22 before Liam Patterson-White would be caught by the same fielder off the same bowler for 19.
Stuart Broad would be the final wicket to fall, caught & bowled by the same bowler, for 9 with Luke Fletcher would be 8 not out.
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Cameron Bancroft would be LBW to Broad for 22 before Borthwick would be caught by Joe Clarke off the bowling of James for 25. Michael Jones would be bowled by Patterson-White for 46 before David Bedingham would be the final wicket to fall, bowled by Mullaney, for 36 – Sean Dickson and Jack Burnham would finish on 28 and 5 not out.
Points: DUR 10, NOT 14
Worcestershire vs Warwickshire
Resuming on 415/8, the hosts would add 10 to the overnight score before Adam Finch was caught by Michael Burgess off the bowling of Liam Norwell for 31 before the declaration came – Ed Barnard (112) and Josh Baker (12) the not out batsmen.
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Dom Sibley would be caught behind by Ben Cox off the bowling of Finch for 41 before Rob Yates would be the other wicket to fall, caught by Cox off the bowling of Baker, for 88 – Pieter Malan and Sam Hain not out with 77 and 0 respectively.
Points: WOR 12, WAR 14
Gloucestershire vs Hampshire
Resuming on 107/3, the hosts would lose Glenn Phillips as he was LBW to Colin de Grandhomme for 16 before Ryan Higgins would be caught by de Grandhomme off the bowling of Keith Barker for 26. Jack Taylor would be bowled by Kyle Abbott for 27 before Tom Lace would be LBW to Joe Weatherley for 118.
Oliver Price would be caught by Tom Prest off the bowling of Mason Crane for 23 before Brad Wheal would take the final two wickets, first Matt Taylor would be LBW for a 2-ball duck before Daniel Worrall would be caught by Crane for the same score.
Weatherley would be caught behind by Bracey off the bowling of Worrall without scoring before Tom Alsop would be LBW to the same bowler for 9. Ian Holland would be the final wicket to fall, also LBW to the Australian, for 19 with Nick Gubbins and de Grandhomme 13 and 12 not out respectively.
Points: GLO 2, HAM 22
Middlesex vs Leicestershire
Resuming on 176/7, the hosts would lose Nathan Sowter would be caught by Marcus Harris off the bowling of Callum Parkinson for 10 before Ethan Bamber would be caught by Ben Mike off the same bowler for 6. Tim Murtagh would be caught by Will Davis off Parkinson’s bowling for a second-ball duck with Steve Eskinazi not out with 66.
Sam Evans would be bowled by Murtagh without scoring before Lewis Hill would be caught by Josh de Caires off the bowling of James Harris for 17. Harris would be bowled by Sowter for 46 before Colin Ackermann would be caught behind by Robbie White off the bowling of Murtagh for 16.
Harry Swindells would be caught by Joe Cracknell off the bowling of Bamber for 11 before Josh Inglis would be caught by White off the bowling of Murtagh for 52. Parkinson would be bowled by the same bowler the following delivery for a golden duck before Ed Barnes would be LBW to Harris for 6. Mike would be caught by White off the bowling of Daryl Mitchell for 7 before Abidine Sakande would be the final wicket to fall, bowled by Harris, for 9.
Points: MID 21, LEI 4
Surrey vs Somerset
Resuming on 239/8, the hosts would lose Dan Moriarty to the third ball of the morning, bowled by Roelof van der Merwe, for 0 before Amar Virdi would be LBW to Jack Leach for the same score.
Steven Davies would be caught behind by Jamie Smith off the bowling of Ravi Ashwin for 7 before Tom Lammonby would be caught by Rikki Clarke off the same bowler for 3. James Hildreth would be LBW to Ashwin for 14 before Lewis Goldsworthy would be LBW to Moriarty for 1.
Devon Conway would be bowled by the same bowler for 12 before George Bartlett would fall for the same score after being bowled by Ashwin. van der Merwe would be Ashwin’s fifth wicket of the innings LBW for 7 before Jack Leach would be caught by substitute Nico Reifer off the bowling of Moriarty for 2. Ben Green would be bowled by Ashwin for 3 with Marchant de Lange would be bowled by Moriarty for 3 – Jack Brooks not out with 1.
Chasing a target of 259, Surrey would lose Rory Burns as he was bowled by van der Merwe for 12 before Mark Stoneman would be caught by Green off the bowling of Leach for 8. Ryan Patel would be caught & bowled by van der Merwe for 6 before Hashim Amla would be LBW to the same bowler for 28 – Smith (46) and Ashwin (0) the not out batsmen.
Points: SUR 11, SOM 14
Glamorgan vs Northamptonshire
With Glamorgan declaring on their overnight score of 462/4 with a lead of 247, they would remove Ricardo Vasconcelos for a sceond-ball duck before Emilio Gay would be caught behind by Chris Cooke off the bowling of Michael Neser for 19. Charlie Thurston would be dismissed by the same combination for 29 before Saif Zaib would be run out by Marnus Labuschagne for 19.
Simon Kerrigan would be the final wicket to fall, caught by Cooke off Michael Hogan’s bowling, for 36 with Rob Keogh and Harry Gouldstone finishing with 71 and 67 not out respectively.
Points: GLA 16, NOR 10
Kent vs Sussex
Resuming on 277/3, the visitors would lose Oliver Carter for 18 as he was caught by Marcus O’Riordan off the bowling of Matt Quinn before Sussex declared – Travis Head (49) and James Coles (23) were the not out batsmen.
Joe Gordon would be caught behind by Carter off the bowling of Ollie Robinson for a 4-ball duck before O’Riordan and Harry Finch put on 120 for the second-wicket, the former was run out by Haines for 47. Heino Kuhn would be bowled by Jack Carson for 4 before Dan Lincoln would be caught by Robinson off the same bowler for 41.
Harry Houillon would be caught by Danial Ibrahim off Carson’s bowling for 9 before Finch would be caught by Carter off the bowling of Sean Hunt for 115. Hamidullah Qadri would be the final wicket to fall as he was LBW to Hunt for 4 with Harry Podmore and Bailey Wightman 36 and 0 not out respectively.
Points: KEN 11, SUS 11
Yorkshire vs Lancashire
There was no play on Wednesday after the ECB called the game off at 10am following Dominic Leach’s injury and concerns of wet patches on the outfield – both teams were given points for a draw.
Points: YOR 8, LAN 11