Updated:Jul 7, 2021 8:00 am
Tuesday’s County Championship action saw a century for Harry Brook for Yorkshire, Keith Barker and Matt Taylor putting their teams in decent positions going into Wednesday while 2 games would be concluded.
Nottinghamshire vs Derbyshire
Resuming on 256/7, the hosts would add 27 to their overnight score before Brett Hutton would be LBW to Fynn Hudson-Prentice for 23 with Luke Fletcher (14) was caught by Leus du Plooy off Aitchison’s bowling and Dane Schadendorf (a replacement for the injured Ben Duckett overnight) the last to fall as he was bowled by Reece for 24 – Dane Paterson was 2 not out.
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Tom Wood would be the first wicket to fall as he was caught by Compton off the bowling of Fletcher for 3 before Brooke Guest would be caught by Schadendorf off the bowling of Hutton for 18. du Plooy would be bowled by Paterson for 1 before Reece would be LBW to the same bowler for 21.
Matt Critchley would be caught by Schadendorf off the bowling of Joey Evison for 36 before Hudson-Prentice would be caught by the same fielder off the bowling of Fletcher for 9. Thomason would be caught by Fletcher off the same bowler for 2 before Michael Cohen would be LBW to Paterson without scoring. Harvey Hosein would be LBW to Fletcher for 28 before George Scrimshaw would be the final wicket to fall, caught by Schadendorf off the same bowler, without scoring – Notts winning by an innings and 36 runs.
DER 149 (79.1 overs) & 122 (46.4 overs), NOT 307 (88.4 overs)
Points: NOT 22, DER 3
Warwickshire vs Durham
Resuming on 20/1, the visitors would move the score up to 82 before Matty Potts was bowled by Miles for 35 before Cameron Bancroft would be LBW to the same bowler for 34. Scott Borthwick would be bowled by Will Rhodes for 20 before Sean Dickson would be the final wicket to fall on the day, another LBW to Miles, for 5 – David Bedingham (37) and Ned Eckersley (18) not out resuming tomorrow.
WAR 237 (95 overs), DUR 173/5 (62 overs)
Bonus points: WAR 2, DUR 3
Gloucestershire vs Middlesex
Day 2 saw the start of the visitors’ inning with Joshua de Caires (son of former England captain Michael Atherton) the first out as he was LBW to Matt Taylor for 5 on his first-class debut before Steve Eskinazi would be caught by James Bracey off the bowling of Dominic Goodman for 6. Sam Robson would bowled by Daniel Worrall for 37 before Daryl Mitchell would be LBW to the same bowler for a golden duck the following ball.
Peter Handscomb would be caught by Bracey off the bowling of Taylor for 21 before Martin Andersson would be caught by Glenn Phillips off the bowling of Tom Price for 5. Robbie White would be caught by Miles Hammond off the bowling of Taylor for 5 before Nathan Sowter would be caught by Phillips off the same bowler without scoring. Blake Cullen and Ethan Bamber would be the last 2 wickets to fall, both LBW off the bowling of Price for 5 and 0 respectively with Tim Murtagh 1 not out.
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George Scott would be LBW to Bamber without scoring before Hammond would be caught by White off the same bowler for 36. Tom Lace would be bowled by Andersson for 7 before Phillips would be caught by Robson off the same bowler for 9.
Taylor would be caught by White off the bowling of Mitchell for 40 off 29 balls before Bracey would fall in the final over of the day as he was caught by Eskinazi off the bowling of Mitchell for 88 with Price joining brother Oliver on 0 and 2 not out respectively.
GLO 248 (94.1 overs) & 198/6 (52 overs), MID 101 (36 overs)
Bonus points: GLO 4, MID 3
Hampshire vs Surrey
Resuming on 42/4 at 5pm after rain had fallen for most of the day, the visitors would lose Ben Geddes LBW to Kyle Abbott for 4 before Hashim Amla would be bowled by Keith Barker for 29. Jordan Clark would be bowled by Brad Wheal for 7 before Jamie Overton would be LBW to Abbott for 4.
Rikki Clarke would be bowled by Wheal in the following over without scoring before Amar Virdi would be run out by Abbott for the same score.
Following on, the visitors would lose Mark Stoneman LBW to Barker for 1 before Rory Burns would be caught by Nick Gubbins off the bowling of Wheal for a 25-ball duck off the final ball of the day – Virdi not out with 1.
HAM 488 (134.5 overs), SUR 72 (19.2 overs) & 6/2 FO (8.3 overs)
Bonus points: HAM 7, SUR 3
Somerset vs Leicestershire
Resuming on 95/3, the visitors would add 22 to their overnight score before Josh Inglis would be LBW to Brook for 27 with Colin Ackermann bowled by Marchant de Lange for 67. Ben Mike would be caught by James Hildreth off the same bowler for 40 before Callum Parkinson would be the final wicket to fall as he was caught by Devon Conway off de Lange for 12 – Harry Swindells (119, his maiden first-class century) and Ed Barnes (54) the not out batsmen at stumps.
SOM 461/9 (115 overs), LEI 390/7 (122.1 overs)
Bonus points: SOM 7, LEI 7
Lancashire vs Kent
Resuming on 108/5 after another rain delay which saw play start at 2pm, the hosts would add 9 to their overnight score before Steven Croft would be bowled by Darren Stevens for 13 with Rob Jones being caught by Stevens off the bowling of James Logan for 47. Danny Lamb would be dismissed by the same combination for 2 before Tom Hartley would be the final wicket to fall as he was caught by Cox off the bowling of Matt Quinn for 24 – Luke Wood (63) and James Anderson (8) the not out batsmen.
KEN 74 (26.2 overs), LAN 259/9 (91 overs)
Bonus points: LAN 3, KEN 1
Northamptonshire vs Yorkshire
Resuming on 159/6, the visitors would 8 to their overnight score before Jordan Thompson (6) would be caught behind by Ricardo Vasconcelos off the bowling of Ben Sanderson with Steven Patterson would be caught by Emilio Gay off the same bowler for 10. Ben Coad would be caught & bowled by Tom Taylor for 8 before Harry Brook would be the final man out, caught by Saif Zaib off the bowling of Simon Kerrigan for 113.
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Vasconcelos would be LBW to Patterson for 10 before Charlie Thurston would be caught by Gary Ballance off the same bowler for 1. Gay would be dismissed in the following over for 8, caught by Sam Northeast off the bowling of Dom Bess, before Rob Keogh would be caught by Brook off the same bowler – the hosts sitting at 28/4 at this point.
Zaib would be caught by Adam Lyth off the bowling of Duanne Olivier for 9 before Taylor would be LBW to Coad for 40. Gareth Berg would be caught by Northeast off the same bowler later in the over without scoring before Wayne Parnell would be run out by Thompson for 3. Simon Kerrigan would be caught behind by Harry Duke off the bowling of Olivier before Sanderson would be LBW later in the same over without scoring as Yorkshire would win the game by 53 runs.
YOR 158 (64.3 overs) & 159/6 (61 overs), NOR 170 (61.4 overs)
Points: NOR 3, YOR 19
Sussex vs Glamorgan
Resuming on 205/9, the visitors would add 10 runs to their overnight score before Michael Hogan would be bowled by Jack Carson for 11 leaving Andrew Salter not out with 16.
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Aaron Thomason would be caught behind by Chris Cooke off the bowling of Timm van der Gugten for 1 before Stiaan van Zyl would be LBW to the same bowler without scoring. Travis Head would be caught by Joe Cooke off the bowling of Hogan for 5 before Oliver Carter would be the final wicket to fall as he was caught & bowled by Salter for 22 – opener Ali Orr (54) and Ben Brown (25) the not out batsmen.
SUS 226 (75.3 overs) & 111/4 (36 overs), GLA 215 (64.5 overs)
Bonus points: SUS 4, GLA 4