Sunday’s action saw Keaton Jennings and Alex Davies with a big opening partnership for Lancashire in the Roses Clash, Pieter Malan put Warwickshire in control of their game at Worcestershire while Jaskaran Singh took 4 wickets on his first-class debut.
Derbyshire vs Essex
Derbyshire would win the toss and elect to bat first.
Tom Wood would be bowled by Sam Cook for 2 before Luis Reece would be LBW to Shane Snater for 16. Brooke Guest would be bowled by Jamie Porter for 13 before Matt Critchley would be LBW to Cook for 9.
HArry Came would be caught behind by Adam Wheater off the bowling of Simon Harmer for 7 before Harvey Hosein would be caught by the same fielder off the bowling of Porter for 12. Leus du Plooy would be LBW to Snater for 43 before Alex Thomson would be bowled by the same bowler for 13. Fynn Hudson-Prentice would be LBW to Jimmy Neesham for 11 before Ben Aitchison would be the final wicket to fall, caught by Harmer off the same bowler, without scoring – Michael Cohen would finish 9 not out.
Sir Alastair Cook would be bowled by Reece for 30 before Tom Westley would be caught behind by Hosein off Hudson-Prentice’s bowling for 1. Michael Pepper would be the final wicket to fall on Day 1 as he was caught by Guest off the same bowler for 12 – Nick Browne (28) and Neesham (10) would be not out at stumps.
Bonus points: DER 1, ESS 3
Durham vs Nottinghamshire
Durham won the toss and elected to field first.
Haseeb Hameed would be bowled by Chris Rushworth for 12 before Ben Compton would be caught by Scott Borthwick off the same bowler for 16. Ben Slater would be bowled by Ben Raine for 60 before Joe Clarke would be bowled by Salisbury for 48.
Lyndon James would be bowled by Raine for 16 before Steven Mullaney would be caught behind by Ned Eckersley off the same bowler for 39. Joe Evison would be LBW to Rushworth for 8 before Brett Hutton would be LBW to Matty Potts for the same score. Stuart Broad would be the final wicket to fall, caught by Potts of Salisbury’s bowling, for 9 with Liam Patterson-White and Luke Fletcher not out with 66 and 8 respectively at stumps.
Bonus points: DUR 3, NOT 3
Worcestershire vs Warwickshire
Warwickshire would win the toss and elect to bat first.
Rob Yates would be LBW to Joe Leach in the opening over for a duck before a 220-run partnership between Dom Sibley and Pieter Milan would be ended with the latter caught by Daryl Mitchell off the bowling of Ish Sodhi for 141. Sibley would be dismissed in the following over as he would be caught behind by Ben Cox off the bowling of Finch for 80 before Sam Hain was the final wicket to fall on Day 1, LBW to Baker, for 11 off the final ball of the day – Will Rhodes would be 11 not out at stumps.
Bonus points: WOR 1, WAR 1
Gloucestershire vs Hampshire
Gloucestershire won the toss and elected to bat first.
George Scott would be LBW off Colin de Grandhomme for 31 before James Bracey would be bowled by Brad Wheal without scoring. Miles Hammond would be caught behind by Lewis McManus off the bowling of de Grandhomme for 31 before Tom Lace would be LBW to Kyle Abbott for 19.
Ryan Higgins would be bowled by Mason Crane for 25 before Glenn Phillips would be the final wicket to fall, caught de Grandhomme off the bowling of Wheal for 47 – Jack Taylor and Oliver Price finishing the day on 34 and 18 respectively.
Bonus points: GLO 1, HAM 2
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Middlesex vs Leicestershire
Middlesex would win the toss and elect to bat first.
Joshua de Caires would be bowled by Ben Mike for 17 before Steve Eskinazi would retire hurt for 23. Max Holden would be caught behind by Josh Inglis off the bowling of Ed Barnes for 28 before Daryl Mitchell would be the final wicket to fall as he would be caught by Harry Swindells off the bowling of Abidine Sakande for 38 – opener Sam Robson (138) and Joe Cracknell (11 on his first-class debut) would be the not out batsmen at stumps.
Bonus points: MID 2, LEI 1
Surrey vs Somerset
Somerset won the toss and elected to bat first.
Devon Conway would be bowled by Jordan Clark for 21 before Steven Davies would be LBW to Amar Virdi for 42. Tom Lammonby would be bowled by Ravi Ashwin for the same score before Lewis Goldsworthy would be caught behind by Jamie Smith off the bowling of Clark for 48 following a 144-run partnership with James Hildreth.
George Bartlett would be the fifth wicket to fall as he was LBW to Rikki Clarke for 2 before Hildreth would be the final wicket to fall on Day 1 as he was bowled by Clark for 107 – Roelof van der Merwe and Ben Green would finish 6 and 4 not out respectively.
Bonus points: SUR 2, SOM 2
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Glamorgan vs Northamptonshire
Northamptonshire would win the toss and elect to bat first.
Emilio Gay would be caught behind by Chris Cooke off the bowling of Timm van der Gugten for 22 before Ricardo Vasconcelos would be caught by Kiran Carlson off the same bowler for 25. Rob Keogh would be caught by Billy Root off the bowling off van der Gugten for 12 before Luke Procter would be the final wicket to fall, LBW to Michael Neser, for 3 – Charlie Thurston and Saif Zaib not out with 36 and 18 respectively.
Bonus points: GLA 1, NOR 0
Kent vs Sussex
Kent won the toss and elected to field first as the hosts were forced to replace their full team after a positive Covid test, including 5 players making their first-class debuts.
Ali Orr would be caught by Marcus O’Riordan off the bowling of Jaskaran Singh for 21 before Tom Haines would be caught by Heino Kuhn off the same bowler for 25. Harrison Ward would fall LBW to Nathan Gilchrist for 4 before before Travis Head would be caught by Kuhn off Singh for 12.
Oliver Carter would be caught behind by Harry Houillon off the same bowler for 32 before Danial Ibrahim would be caught by the same fielder off Gilchrist for 6. James Coles would be LBW to Haidullah Qadri for 36 the following ball before Ollie Robinson would be caught by Houillon off Harry Podmore’s bowling for 21. Sean Hunt and Jamie Atkins would be the final 2 wickets to fall as they would be LBW and bowled by Podmore respectively, both without scoring – Jack Carson would be 13 not out.
Joe Gordon would fall LBW to Robinson for 8 before O’Riordan would be dismissed the same way off Atkins’ bowling for 18. Kuhn would be bowled by Atkins for 8 before Dan Lincoln would fall the same way later in the over without scoring.
Houillon would be the final wicket to fall on Day 1, LBW to Robinson for the same score, with Harry Finch and Podmore finishing the day on 24 and 3 not out respectively.
Bonus points: KEN 3, SUS 1
Yorkshire vs Lancashire
Yorkshire would win the toss and elect to field first in a battle to see who topped Group 3 in the first stage.
A 163-run opening partnership between Keaton Jennings and Alex Davies before the latter would be LBW to Jordan Thompson for 84 with the latter going on to score 132 before he was caught & bowled by Thompson – Luke Wells (35) and Josh Bohannon (7) would be not out at stumps.
Bonus points: YOR 0, LAN 2