Barker Takes 7 Wickets To Give Hampshire A Big First-Innings Lead

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Keith Barker took 7 wickets for Hampshire to give them a big first-innings lead at home to Nottinghamshire in Division 1 in this week’s County Championship action.

Hampshire vs Nottinghamshire (Division 1)

Resuming on 29/1, the visitors lost Ben Duckett to the first ball of the morning, caught behind by Tom Alsop off the bowling of Keith Barker (pictured below) for 9 before Joe Clarke would be caught by Brad Wheal off the same bowler later in the over without scoring. Steven Mullaney would be LBW to Barker for 2 before Tom Moores would fall the same way to the same bowler for 4.

Ben Slater would be caught by Joe Weatherley off the bowling of Barker for 55 before Joey Evison would be caught by Alsop off the same bowler for 1 (Barker finishing with figures of 7/46). Liam Patterson-White would be bowled by Wheal for 53 before Brett Hutton would be caught by Felix Organ off the bowling of James Fuller for 16. Dane Paterson would be the final wicket to fall, caught by Nick Gubbins off the bowling of Wheal, for 6 with Luke Fletcher finishing 3 not out.

Ian Holland would be caught by a sub fielder off the bowling of Paterson for 16 before Alsop would be caught by Haseeb Hameed off the same bowler later in the over without scoring. Weatherley would be caught behind by Moores off the bowling of Fletcher for 7 before Gubbins would be LBW to Paterson for 2.

Liam Dawson would be LBW to Patterson-White for 29 before James Vince would be bowled by Fletcher for 52. Felix Organ would be the final wicket to fall, LBW to Patterson-White for 11 with Barker and Wheal resuming 11 and 1 not out respectively

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HAM 226 (82.2 overs) & 133/7 (49 overs), NOT 155 (52.1 overs)

Bonus points: HAM 4, NOT 3

Somerset vs Lancashire (Division 1)

Resuming on 364/8, the visitors would add 7 to their overnight score before Jack Blatherwick (pictured below) would be caught by Tom Abell off the bowling of Jack Brooks for 1 with Tom Bailey bowled by Marchant de Lange for 63.

Somerset would lose Ben Green to the second ball of the innings, bowled by Bailey without scoring before Tom Lammonby would be LBW to the same bowler for 6. Abell would be caught behind by Alex Davies off the bowling of George Balderson for the same score before James Hildreth would be caught by Luke Wells off the same bowler for 2.

Lewis Goldsworthy would be caught by Rob Jones off the bowling of Blatherwick for 15 before Steven Davies would be caught by namesake Alex off the same bowler for 1. van der Merwe would be bowled by Blatherwick for 4 before de Lange would be bowled by Danny Lamb without scoring. Jack Brooks would be caught by Lamb off the bowling of Blatherwick for 1 before Azhar Ali would be the final wicket to fall, LBW to Bailey for 39 – Ned Leonard would be 4 not out on debut.

Following on, Somerset would lose Green as he was stumped by Davies off the bowling of Matt Parkinson for 31 before Tom Lammonby and Azhar Ali would have a 125 run second-wicket partnership ended with the former LBW to Wells for exactly 100 off 103 balls. Abell would be caught by Dane Vilas later in the same over without scoring before Ali would be the final wicket to fall in the day’s play, stumped off the same bowler, for 50 – Hildreth and Goldsworthy resume 22 and 5 not out respectively.

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LAN 373 (99.3 overs), SOM 90 (38.2 overs) & 226/4 FO (49 overs)

Bonus points: SOM 3, LAN 7

Yorkshire vs Warwickshire (Division 1)

Resuming on 95/8, the hosts would move to 108 before Steven Patterson would be bowled by Liam Norwell for 6 before Gary Ballance would be bowled by Craig Miles for 58.

Will Rhodes would be bowled by Patterson for 12 before Chris Benjamin would be caught by Adam Lyth off the bowling of Jordan Thompson (pictured below) for 3. Sam Hain would be caught behind by Harry Duke off the following ball for a golden duck before Matthew Lamb would be bowled by Patterson without scoring – the visitors sitting on 27/4 at this point.

Opener Dom Sibley would be caught by Duke off the bowling of Thompson for 45 before Chris Woakes would be dismissed by the same combination later in the over without scoring. Michael Burgess would be caught by Harry Brook off the bowling of Matt Fisher for 37 before Jacob Bethell would be bowled by the same bowler for 8. Tim Bresnan would be LBW to Ben Coad for 36 before Norwell would be the final man out, caught by Dawid Malan off the bowling of Thompson (who finishing with figures off 5/52), for 13 – Miles finishing 17 not out.

Chasing 224 to win, Yorkshire would lose George Hill as he was caught by Bresnan off the bowling of Woakes for 1 before Adam Lyth would be caught by the same fielder off the bowling of Miles for 14. Malan would be the final wicket to fall, giving Bresnan his third catch off the bowling of Norwell, for 12 off the final ball of the day with Ballance resuming 21 not out.

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WAR 155 (42.4 overs) & 176 (61.4 overs), YOR 108 (42.5 overs) & 50/3 (26 overs)

Bonus points: YOR 3, WAR 2

Glamorgan vs Gloucestershire (Division 2)

Resuming on 264/6, the hosts would lose Andrew Salter to the fourth ball of the morning for his overnight score of 26, bowled by David Payne, before Ruaidhri Smith would be caught by Tom Lace off the bowling of Ryan Higgins for 8. Eddie Byrom would be bowled by Payne for 78 before Timm van der Gugten would be the final wicket to fall, caught behind by Ben Wells off the bowling of Higgins, for 14.

Miles Hammond would be caught behind by Chris Cooke off the bowling of Michael Hogan for 34 before Tom Lace would be caught by the same fielder off the bowling of David Lloyd for 12. Chris Dent would be bowled by Salter for 75 before Higgins would be the final wicket to fall, LBW to the same bowler, without scoring – Graeme van Buuren and Ben Wells resuming on 65 and 23 not out respectively.

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GLA 309 (107.3 overs), GLO 224/4 (70 overs)

Bonus points: GLA 4, GLO 4

Northamptonshire vs Durham (Division 2)

Resuming on 108/4, the visitors would add 34 to their overnight score before Scott Borthwick would be bowled by Simon Kerrigan for 73 then Graham Clark falling the same way to the same bowler for 42. Paul Coughlin would be caught by Ricardo Vasconcelos off the bowling of Graeme White for 48 before Ben Raine would be bowled by Ben Sanderson for 32. Liam Trevaskis (pictured below) and Matty Potts would put on 149 for the ninth-wicket partnership for the latter would be bowled by the same bowler for 81 with Chris Rushworth the final wicket to fall, caught by Kerrigan off the bowling of James Sales, for 5 – Trevaskis finishing 77 not out.

Vasconcelos and Emilio Gay would see out the final 4 overs of the day for 5 and 4 not out respectively.

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NOR 183 (55.3 overs) & 10/0 (4 overs), DUR 400 (130 overs)

Bonus points: NOR 2, DUR 5

Surrey vs Essex (Division 2)

Resuming on 299/3, the visitors would move the score to 348 before Jamie Porter would be caught behind by Jonny Tattersall off the bowling of Rikki Clarke for 30 before Sir Alastair Cook would be caught by the same fielder off the bowling of Dan Moriarty for 165. Paul Walter would be caught by Ollie Pope off the bowling of Will Jacks for 33 before Simon Harmer would be LBW to Reece Topley for 3.

Adam Wheater would be bowled by the same bowler for 39 before Aron Nijjar would be caught by Tattersall off the bowling of James Taylor for 2. Sam Cook would be the final wicket to fall, LBW to the same bowler, without scoring with Shane Snater finishing 0 not out.

Cameron Steel would be caught by A. Cook off the bowling of Porter without scoring before Ryan Patel would be LBW to S. Cook for the same score. Ollie Pope would be caught behind by Wheater off the bowling of Porter before Jacks would be LBW to Snater for 11.

Clarke would be stumped by Wheater off the bowling of Harmer for 12 before Jordan Clark was caught by Wheater off S. Cook’s bowling for 5. Tattersall would be the final wicket to fall, caught by Nick Browne off the bowling of Harmer, for 4 with Hashim Amla (58) and Taylor (2) the not out batsmen.

ESS 439 (143.1 overs), SUR 107/7 (46 overs)

Bonus points: SUR 1, ESS 6

Derbyshire vs Kent (Division 3)

Resuming on 1/1, the hosts lost Leus du Plooy to the second ball of the morning, caught by Jack Leaning off the bowling of Grant Stewart, without scoring before Wayne Madsen would be caught by the same fielder off the bowling of Nathan Gilchrist for 14. Matt Critchley would be caught behind by Ollie Robinson off Stewart’s bowling for 27 before Tom Wood would be bowled by the same bowler without scoring.

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Brooke Guest would be LBW to Harry Podmore for 5 before Anuj Dal would be caught by Jack Leaning off the bowling of Stewart for 7. Opener Billy Godleman would give Leaning his fourth catch of the innings off the bowling of Gilchrist for 31 before Sam Conners would be caught by Daniel Bell-Drummond off the bowling of Podmore for 39. Ben Aitchison would be the final wicket to fall, caught by the same fielder off the bowling of Gilchrist, for 13 with Dustin Melton finishing 4 not out.

Zak Crawley would be the only Kent wicket to fall, caught by Godleman off the bowling of Dal, for 68 with Jordan Cox and Bell-Drummond 58 and 17 not out respectively.

KEN 285 (91.5 overs) & 147/1 (41 overs), DER 156 (43.3 overs)

Bonus points: DER 3, KEN 5

Leicestershire vs Sussex (Division 3)

Resuming on 310/4, the visitors would move to 334 before Tom Hinley would be caught by Ed Barnes off the bowling of Chris Wright for 19 before Jack Carson would be caught behind by Harry Swindells off the same bowler later in the over without scoring. Henry Crocombe would be bowled by Wright for 7 before the final two wickets would also be ducks, first Sean Hunt would fall the same way for a golden duck before Joseph Sarro would be caught by Sakande off the bowling of Barnes, with Ben Brown finishing 133 not out.

Sam Evans would be caught by Delroy Rawlins off the bowling of Hunt for a golden duck before a 103 run second-wicket partnership between Hassan Azad (pictured below) and George Rhodes would be ended with the latter bowled by Tom Haines for 37 – Azad (122) and Lewis Hill (109) have put on an unbeaten 183 run partnership.

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SUS 359 (107.4 overs) & LEI 291/2 (72 overs)

Bonus points: LEI 5, SUS 4

Middlesex vs Worcestershire (Division 3)

Resuming on 113/8, the visitors added 17 to their overnight score before Charlie Morris would be bowled by Tim Murtagh (his figures were 5/64 at the end of the innings) for 20 before Dillon Pennington would be the final wicket to fall, LBW to Luke Hollman, for 3 with Josh Baker finishing 61 not out from 51 balls.

Mark Stoneman would be LBW to Morris without scoring before Steve Eskinazi would be caught by Gareth Roderick off the same bowler for 8. Robbie White would be caught by Daryl Mitchell off Morris’ bowling for 4 before Sam Robson would be caught behind by Ben Cox off the bowling of Joe Leach for 22 – the hosts sitting at 39/4 at this point.

Martin Andersson would be LBW to Ed Barnard for 45 before Max Holden would be the final wicket to fall on Day 2, caught by Mitchell off the bowling of Pennington, for 46 with John Simpson and Hollman resuming 59 and 40 not out respectively.

MID 144 (51 overs) & 233/6 (83 overs), WOR 171 (43.4 overs)

Bonus points: MID 3, WOR 3

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