Brooks Wickets Sees Somerset To Crushing Innings Win

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Four wickets from Jack Brooks saw Somerset defeat Warwickshire by an innings on the third and fourth days in the fourth round of County Championship matches.

Essex vs Northamptonshire

Resuming on 95/8, the visitors added 57 to their overnight score before Mark Steketee would be bowled by Gareth Berg for 18 with Sam Cook the other man out as he would be caught by Ricardo Vasconcelos off the bowling of Rob Keogh for 10 – Shane Snater would be 79 not out.

Following on, Essex would lose Sir Alastair Cook as he was caught by Vasconcelos off the bowling of Taylor for 19 before Tom Westley would be LBW to Luke Procter for 9. Nick Browne would be caught by Vasconcelos off the bowling of Keogh for 19 before a fourth wicket partnership of exactly 100 between Paul Walter and Matt Critchley was broken when the latter caught by Gareth Berg off the bowling of Taylor for 47.

Ferozze Khushi would be caught behind by Lewis McManus off the same bowler for 30 before Walter would be bowled by Saif Zaib for 93. Simon Harmer would be caught by Vasconcelos off the bowling of Keogh for 13 before Snater would be caught by Zaib off the same bowler for 16. Steketee would be the final man out, bowled by Keogh, for 8 with Adam Wheater and S. Cook finishing 33 and 0 not out respectively.

Points: ESS 10, NOR 13

NOR 290 (141.4 overs), ESS 193 (79.5 overs) & 328/9 (145 overs) FO

Gloucestershire vs Surrey

Resuming on 86/0, the hosts moved their score to 296 before Marcus Harris was the first man out, caught by a sub fielder off the bowling of Colin de Grandhomme, for 124 with James Bracey bowled by Jordan Clark the following over without scoring. Chris Dent (207, pictured below) and Miles Hammond (75) would see Gloucestershire to the end of Day 3 with only two wickets down before rain washed out the final day of the game.

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Points: GLO 15, SUR 11

SUR 603 (165.4 overs), GLO 443/2 (120 overs)

Hampshire vs Lancashire

Resuming on 103/3, the hosts added 11 to their overnight score before Liam Dawson would be LBW to James Anderson for 24 before Nick Gubbins and Ben Brown put on 144 for the fifth wicket partnership with the latter LBW to Danny Lamb for 72. Felix Organ would be LBW to George Balderson the following over for 1 before Gubbins would be LBW to Lamb for 130.

Keith Barker could be caught by Croft off the same bowler for 40 before Luke Wells would take the final two wickets, firstly bowling James Fuller for 21 before Rob Jones caught Mohammed Abbas without scoring.

Requiring a target of 351, Lancashire would get to 9/0 at the end of Day 3 with Balderson and Wells 4 and 5 not out respectively before the rain would watch out the final day’s play.

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Points: HAM 12, LAN 12

HAM 246 (77 overs) & 344 (123.5 overs), LAN 240 (71.4 overs) & 9/0 (6 overs)

Somerset vs Warwickshire

Resuming on 197/9, the visitors moved to 209 before Oliver Hannon-Dalby would be caught behind by Steven Davies off the bowling of Josh Davey for 8 with Craig Miles 5 not out.

Following on, they would lose Alex Davies as he was caught by Craig Overton off the bowling of Davey for 9 before Dom Sibley would be caught by Tom Abell off the bowling of Overton for 2. Rob Yates would be caught by Tom Lammonby off the bowling of Jack Brooks (pictured below) for 1 before Will Rhodes would be bowled by Jack Leach for 29.

Sam Hain would be caught by Overton off the bowling of Lewis Gregory for 43 before Michael Burgess would be caught by Davies off the bowling of Brooks for 11. Danny Briggs would be dismissed by the same combination two balls later without scoring before Nathan McAndrew would be caught by Matt Renshaw off the same bowler for 4. Miles would be caught by the same fielder off the bowling of Overton for 21 before Matthew Lamb would be the last man out, bowled by Leach, for 40 – Hannon-Dalby 0 not out.

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Points: SOM 23, WAR 2

SOM 458 (128.4 overs), WAR 209 (65.1 overs) & 167 (73.1 overs) FO

Yorkshire vs Kent

Resuming on 326/5, the hosts added 139 to their overnight score before Harry Brook would be caught behind by Ollie Robinson off the bowling of Nathan Gilchrist for a career-best 194 with Dom Bess caught by Jordan Cox off the bowling of Jack Leaning for 89. Jordan Thompson would be caught by Leaning off the bowling of George Linde for 33 before Steven Patterson would be bowled by the same bowler for 5. Matthew Revi would be the last man out, caught by Cox off the bowling of Linde, for 50 – Haris Rauf (3) the not out batsmen.

Zak Crawley would be caught & bowled by Revis for 5 before Daniel Bell-Drummond would be caught by Dimuth Karunaratne off the bowling of Patterson for 2. Leaning would be caught behind by Harry Duke off the same bowler for 36 before Cox would be bowled by Thompson for 21.

Opener Ben Compton would be caught by Adam Lyth off the bowling of George Hill for 93 before Linde would be LBW to the same bowler for 16. Ollie Robinson and Grant Stewart would put on 166 for the seventh wicket partnership before the latter would be run out by Thompson for 90 off 91 balls with Matt Milnes LBW to Patterson for 1. Both Gilchrist and Matt Quinn would be caught by Revis off the bowling of Patterson for 0 and 4 respectively as Robinson finished 85 not out.

Points: YOR 16, KEN 11

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KEN 291 (86.4 overs) & 393 (122.3 overs), YOR 571 (138.4 overs)

Derbyshire vs Glamorgan

Resuming on 240/4, the visitors moved to 321 before Timm van der Gugten would be caught by Alex Thomson off the bowling of Mattie McKiernan for 20 with Chris Cooke the next out as he was LBW to Sean Conners for 3. Tom Cullen would be bowled by Suranga Lakmal (pictured below) for 9 before Michael Neser would be caught & bowled by the same bowler for 5.

Marnus Labuschagne would be LBW to Lakmal for 130 before Michael Hogan would be the final wicket to fall, caught by Shan Masood off the same bowler for 11 – the Sri Lankan seamer ending with 5/82 with James Harris finishing 13 not out.

Masood would be caught behind by Cooke off the bowling of van der Gugten for 42 before captain Billy Godleman would be caught by the same fielder off the bowling of James Harris for 22. Brooke Guest (138) and Wayne Madsen (135 not out) would put on 276 runs for the third wicket partnership before Godleman would declare leaving Glamorgan a chase of 331 required off 55 overs.

Andrew Salter would be caught by Leus du Plooy off the bowling of Lakmal without scoring before David Lloyd would be LBW to Ryan Sidebottom for 49. Labuschagne would be caught by Masood off the same bowler for 85 off 87 balls before Kiran Carlson would be caught behind by Brooke Guest off the bowling of Lakmal for 37 off 35 balls.

Cooke would be caught by Wayne Madsen off the bowling of Anuj Dal for 32 before Neser would be caught by McKiernan off the same bowler for 10. Cullen would be bowled by Sidebottom for 1 before Sam Northeast would be the last man out, caught by du Plooy off the same bowler, for 81 – Harris and van der Gugten both finishing 1 not out.

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Points: DER 14, GLA 14

DER 368 (126.2 overs) & 349/3 dec (89.1 overs), GLA 387 (101.4 overs) & 310/8 (54.5 overs)

Middlesex vs Leicestershire

Resuming on 37/3, the hosts would add 9 to their overnight score before Sam Evans would be caught by Peter Handscomb off the bowling of Ethan Bamber for 23 before Harry Swindells would be LBW to Toby Roland-Jones for 26. Wiaan Mulder would be caught by Luke Hollman off the bowling of Shaheen Shah Afridi for 58 before Ed Barnes would be caught by a sub fielder off the bowling of Hollman for 36.

Callum Parkinson would be caught by Handscomb off the bowling of Roland-Jones for 9 before Chris Wright would be caught by a sub fielder off the bowling of Hollman for 4. Beuran Hendricks would be the last man out, bowled by Roland-Jones, without scoring with Ben Mike finishing 99 not out.

Requiring 52 to win, former England openers Mark Stoneman and Sam Robson would knock it off in 10.3 overs, scoring 30 and 22 not out respectively.

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Points: MID 23, LEI 3

LEI 149 (56.5 overs) & 272 (76.5 overs), MID 370 (110.2 overs) & 52/0 (10.3 overs)

Nottinghamshire vs Worcestershire

Resuming on 203/7, the hosts would move to 241 before Ben Cox would be caught behind by Tom Moores off the bowling of Stuart Broad for 55 with Josh Baker LBW to Luke Fletcher for 1 the following over. Adam Finch would be caught by Moores off the bowling of Broad for 33 before Charlie Morris would be bowled by Fletcher for 3.

Dillon Pennington would the final wicket to fall, caught by Ben Duckett off the bowling of Dane Paterson, for 4 – Ed Barnard finishing 163 not out.

Requiring 233 to win, Notts would lose Ben Slater to the fourth ball of the innings as he was caught by Ed Pollock off the bowling of Morris for 2 before Haseeb Hameed would be bowled by Barnard for 24. Ben Duckett would be caught behind by Cox off the bowling of Morris for 78 before Lyndon James would b caught by Barnard off the bowling of Baker for 23.

Steven Mullaney would be the last man out, caught by Baker off the bowling of Finch, for 10 with Joe Clarke (61) and Moores (28) seeing Notts home with 5 wickets to spare.

Points: NOT 21, WOR 3

WOR 159 (41 overs) & 339 (121.2 overs), NOT 266 (59.5 overs) & 233/5 (56 overs)

Sussex vs Durham

Resuming on 362/5, the hosts added 142 to their overnight score before Mohammad Rizwan would be caught by Liam Trevaskis off the bowling of Matt Salisbury for 79 with Delray Rawlins bowled by Trevaskis for 12. Cheteshwar Pujara would be stumped by Adam Eckersley off the same bowler for 203 before Henry Crocombe would be caught by Scott Borthwick off the bowling of Trevaskis without scoring.

George Burrows would be the last man out, LBW to the same bowler, for the same score with Aaron Beard 11 not out.

Openers Alex Lees and Sean Dickson put on 313 for the opening partnership before the former would be caught by Tom Alsop off the bowling of Mason Crane for 105. Dickson would be caught behind by Rizwan for 186 before Scott Borthwick would be the final man out, caught by the same fielder off the bowling of Rawlins, for 12 – Keegan Petersen and David Bedingham would be the not out batsmen with 21 and 15 respectively.

Points: SUS 15, DUR 10

DUR 223 (73.5 overs) & 364/3 dec (113 overs), SUS 538 (153.5 overs)

Fixtures – all start on Thursday at 11 am

Essex vs Yorkshire (Division 1)
Glamorgan vs Leicestershire (Division 2)
Hampshire vs Gloucestershire (Division 1)
Lancashire vs Warwickshire (Division 1)
Surrey vs Northamptonshire (Division 1)
Sussex vs Middlesex (Division 2)
Worcestershire vs Durham (Division 2)

Tables

PlayedWonLostTiedDrawnPoints
Surrey42267
Hampshire421159
Lancashire32158
Yorkshire31251
Essex411243
Northamptonshire3338
Warwickshire311137
Somerset41333
Gloucestershire41333
Kent42230
Division 1
PlayedWonLostTiedDrawnPoints
Nottinghamshire43173
Derbyshire41365
Middlesex32159
Glamorgan411251
Durham41342
Worcestershire311140
Sussex42231
Leicestershire42225
Division 2

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