Craig Overton’s 13 wickets were not quite enough to see Somerset defeat Essex at Taunton as the visitors would end up winning by one wicket on Day 3 of the second round of County Championship fixtures.
Gloucestershire vs Yorkshire
Resuming on 334/8, the visitors added 30 to their overnight score before Steven Patterson would be bowled by Ajeet Dale for 20 with Haris Rauf following the same way for 4 – Jordan Thompson finishing 42 not out.
Ben Charlesworth would be bowled by Matt Fisher without scoring before Marcus Harris would be caught by Harry Brook off the bowling of Patterson for 18. Graeme van Buuren would be bowled by Rauf for 24 before Miles Hammond would be caught by Adam Lyth off the bowling of Patterson for 2.
Ryan Higgins would be caught behind by Harry Duke off the bowling of Dom Bess for 24 before Tom Lace would be the last man out, bowled by Thompson, for 28 with James Bracey (112, pictured below) and Zafar Gohar (21) the not out batsmen.Embed from Getty Images
Kent vs Lancashire
Resuming on 133/3, the hosts would move to 149 before Hamidullah Qadri would be bowled by Tom Bailey for 10 with Jordan Cox bowled by Hasan Ali for 2. Ollie Robinson would be LBW to Matt Parkinson (pictured below) for 27 before Darren Stevens would be LBW to Ali for 6.
Matt Milnes would be caught behind by Phil Salt off the bowling of George Balderson for 22 before Nathan Gilchrist would be caught by Luke Wells off the same bowler the following ball. Jackson Bird would be the final man out, bowled by Balderson, for 9 as opener Ben Compton would be not out with 104.
Crawley would be bowled by Parkinson for 54 before Bell-Drummond would be dismissed the same way for 2. Tawanda Muyeye would be the final wicket to fall, LBW to Parkinson, for 8 with Ben Compton and Qadri resuming 60 and 2 not out respectively.
Following on, Kent would lose Zak Crawley as he was caught by Salt off the bowling of Balderson before Daniel Bell-Drummond would be caught by the same fielder off the bowling of Danny Lamb for 9. Tawanda Muyeye would be caught by Steven Croft off the bowling of Bailey for 17 before Jordan Cox would be bowled by Parkinson for 1. Robinson would be LBW to Ali for 11 before Stevens would be the final wicket to fall as he was LBW to Parkinson for 1 – Compton and Milnes finishing 20 and 8 not out respectively.
Somerset vs Essex
Resuming on 3/1 requiring 84 to win, the visitors lost Sam Cook as he was bowled by Craig Overton (pictured below) without scoring before Sir Alastair Cook would be caught behind by Steven Davies off the bowling of Peter Siddle for 3. Dan Lawrence would be caught by Overton off the same bowler without scoring – Essex sitting at 4/4 at this point – before Matt Critchley would be bowled by Overton for 15.
Captain Tom Westley would be caught by Davies off the bowling of Overton for 6 before Adam Wheater would be LBW to the same bowler for 17. Simon Harmer would be LBW to Siddle without scoring before Shane Snater would be the last man out, caught by Tom Lammonby off the bowling of Overton, for 9 as Adam Rossington and Mark Steketee would see Essex home by 1 wicket by finishing 29 and 0 not out respectively.Embed from Getty Images
Points: SOM 3, ESS 19
Surrey vs Hampshire
Resuming on 152/7, the visitors added 70 to their overnight score before Keith Barker would be caught behind by Ben Foakes off the bowling of Jamie Overton for 57 with Kyle Abbott caught by Jamie Smith off the same bowler two balls later without scoring. James Fuller would be the final man out as he was bowled by Overton for 41 as Mohammad Abbas would finish 0 not out.
Following on, Hampshire would lose Ian Holland as he was caught by Ollie Pope off the bowling of Taylor for 8 before Nick Gubbins would be caught by Foakes off the bowling of Jordan Clark (pictured below) for 6. Joe Weatherley and captain James Vince would put on exactly 100 before the opener would be caught by Foakes off the bowling of Overton for 87 with Liam Dawson the next man out, caught by Ryan Patel off the same bowler for 3.
Vince would be caught by Foakes off the bowling of Taylor for 57 before Felix Organ would be caught by Will Jacks off the bowling of Overton for 5. Barker would be LBW to Taylor for the same score before Fuller would be bowled by Clark for 12. The final two wickets would both fall to Clark’s bowling with the batsmen not scoring, firstly Kyle Abbott was LBW before Mohammed Abbas would be caught by Pope as Ben Brown would finish 30 not out.Embed from Getty Images
Points: SUR 22, HAM 2
Derbyshire vs Sussex
After being forced to follow on, Ali Orr and Tom Haines (pictured below) put on 119 for the opening partnership before the former would be caught behind by Brooke Guest off the bowling of Sean Conners for 28 with Tom Alsop run out for 16. Haines and Cheteshwar Pujara put on an unbeaten 133 for the third-wicket partnership finishing 164 (his highest first-class score) and 57 not out respectively.Embed from Getty Images
Durham vs Leicestershire
Resuming on 159/2, the visitors moved to 164 before opener Hassan Azad would be caught by Ned Eckersley off the bowling of Matty Potts for 66 with Louis Kimber bowled by the same bowler for 4. Nick Welch would be LBW to Potts for 2 before Colin Ackermann would be caught by Eckersley off the bowling of Ben Raine for 81.
Ed Barnes would be caught by David Bedingham off the bowling of Potts for 15 before Harry Swindells would be caught by Scott Borthwick off the same bowler for 29. Will Davis would be caught & bowled by Potts for 5 with Chris Wright the final man out, caught by Raine off the bowling of Liam Trevaskis, for 6 – Beuran Hendricks finishing 21 not out.
Michael Jones and Sean Dickson put on 152 runs for the opening partnership before the latter would be caught by Davis off the bowling of Barnes for 84 with the former LBW to Rhodes for 108 – Keegan Petersen (37) and Scott Borthwick (1) the not out batsmen.
Nottinghamshire vs Glamorgan
Resuming on 354/9, the visitors would add 25 to their overnight score before Timm van der Gugten would be caught out by Joe Clarke off the bowling of Liam Patterson-White for 62 – Michael Hogan finishing 19 not out.
Notts would lose Haseeb Hameed as he was caught by Kiran Carlson off the bowling of Hogan without scoring before fellow opener Ben Slater would be caught behind by Chris Cooke off the same bowler for the same score. Clarke would be the next man out, caught by the same fielder off the bowling of Michael Neser for 30 before Steven Mullaney would give Cooke his third catch of the day off the bowling of James Weighell for 8.
Ben Duckett would be caught by David Lloyd off the bowling of van der Gugten for 95 before Patterson-White would be LBW to the same bowler for 8. Tom Moores would be caught by Sam Northeast off van der Gugten’s bowling for 30 with James Pattison the final wicket to fall to the same combination for 3 – Joey Evison and Brett Hutton resuming 25 and 13 not out respectively.