Friday’s action saw Callum Parkinson take 6 wickets in the day’s play against Gloucestershire, wicket-keeper Michael Burgess taking 5 wickets in an innings and Dawid Malan’s century putting Yorkshire in control in Group 3.
Nottinghamshire vs Essex
There was no play on Friday due to rain.
Bonus Points: NOT 1, ESS 2
Warwickshire vs Derbyshire
Resuming on 272/9, the hosts would add 2 to their overnight score before losing Craig Miles, caught by Wayne Madsen off the bowling of Michael Cohen, for 17.
For the visitors, Luis Reece would be LBW to Oliver Hannon-Dalby for 3 before Billy Godleman would be caught behind by Michael Burgess off the bowling of Miles for 32. Madsen would be the third man out as he was LBW to the same bowler for 15 before Ben McDermott would be caught by Rob Yates off Miles’ bowling for 2.
Matt Critchley would be caught by Burgess off Miles before Brooke Guest would also be caught behind off Liam Norwell’s bowling for 23. Anuj Dal would be the seventh man out as he was caught by Tim Bresnan off Norwell for 0 before Alex Hughes would edge behind off Norwell for 4. Ben Aitchison would follow the next ball without scoring with Michael Cohen the last man out for 11, caught Burgess off Miles.
Warwickshire’s second innings would see Will Rhodes out in the third over of the innings as he was bowled for Samuel Conners before Pieter Malan would be caught behind by Guest off the bowling of Cohen for 0. Yates would be bowled by Reece for 5 before Matthew Lamb (34) would be caught by Cohen off the bowling of Aitchison. Sam Hain would be LBW to Cohen for 46 before Tim Bresnan would be caught by Madsen off the bowling of Conners for 7. Burgess would be caught by Aitchison off Cohen with Danny Briggs and Miles not out with 6 and 0 respectively.
Bonus points: WAR 5, DER 3
Worcestershire vs Durham
Resuming on 140/4, the visitors would move the score to 305 before Michael Jones (77) would be caught behind by Ben Cox off the bowling of Joe Leach before Jack Burnham would be caught by Cox off Dillon Pennington’s bowling for 9. Ned Eckersley would be Cox’s third catch of the day off Leach’s bowling for 8 before Brydon Carse would be caught by Ed Barnard off the bowling of Pennington for 1. David Bedingham would be LBW to Josh Tongue for 121 with Ben Raine last man out as he was caught by Jake Libby off the bowling of Barnard for 16.
Daryl Mitchell would be the first man out for Worcs in their second innings as he was caught by Carse off the bowling of Matty Potts for 2 before Tom Fell would fall LBW to the same bowler for 21 with Gareth Roderick the final wicket of the day was he was bowled without scoring by Chris Rushworth – Libby (51) and Tongue (10) the not out batsmen at stumps.
Bonus points: WOR 5, DUR 7
Leicestershire vs Gloucestershire
Resuming on 357/5, the hosts would add 22 to the overnight score before Lewis Hill would be bowled by Daniel Worrall for 56 with Harry Swindles the next man out for 36 as he was caught by Ian Cockbain off Tom Smith’s bowling. Ben Mike (24) would be LBW to Worrall before Chris Wright would be caught by Josh Shaw off the bowling of Hammond for 11. Shaw would take the final 2 wickets as he bowled both Ed Barnes for 10 and Will Davis for 0.
Gloucestershire’s reply saw Chris Dent out for 12 as he was bowled by Colin Ackermann before Glenn Phillips would be caught by Marcus Harris off the bowling of Callum Parkinson for 16. Tom Lace and Cockbain would be out to Ackermann and Parkinson respectively before Ryan Higgins was bowled by Parkinson first-ball.
Opener Miles Hammond would also be bowled for 67 by Parkinson before Smith would be bowled by Ackermann. Jonny Tattersall would be caught by Sam Evans off the bowling of Chris Wright before Parkinson would take his fifth wicket of the innings, getting Shaw LBW with Worrall last man out without scoring LBW to Wright.
Following on, they would lose Dent to the final ball of the day as he was caught by Ackermann off the bowling of Parkinson for 5.
Bonus points: LEI 7, GLO 1
Somerset vs Hampshire
Hampshire’s reply to Somerset’s 360 would see Ian Holland caught by Roelof van der Merwe off Josh Davey’s bowling for 9 before Tom Alsop was caught by Tom Abell off Marchant de Lange for 4. Cameron Steel would be caught and bowled by de Lange for 15 before James Vince would be caught by a substitute off the bowling of Davey for 29.
Liam Dawson would fall for 3 as he was caught by James Hildreth off Abell’s bowling before Sam Northeast was caught by Steven Davies off Abell for 67. Keith Barker would be the last man out on Friday as he was caught by Lewis Gregory for 33 off Davey’s bowling with Lewis McManus and Felix Organ not out on 91 and 21 respectively.
Bonus points: SOM 6, HAM 5
Glamorgan vs Lancashire
Resuming on 150/9, the hosts would lose Michael Hogan to the second ball of the day as he was ran out by Tom Bailey for 0.
Keaton Jennings was the first man out as he was LBW to James Weighell before Luke Wells (26) was bowled by Dan Douthwaite. Alex Davies would be LBW to Michael Neser before the Australian would bowl Josh Bohannon for 7. Liam Livingstone would be the fifth Lancs batsman to be dismissed as he was caught Neser off Douthwaite’s bowling before Luke Wood was ran out without facing a ball by Marnus Labuschagne.
Dane Vilas would be LBW to Neser for 12 before Tom Bailey would be caught by Chris Cooke the following ball. Danny Lamb would be the penultimate wicket to fall as he was also caught by Cooke off David Lloyd’s bowling for 19 before Saqib Mahmood would be bowled by Lloyd for 12.
Set a target of 188, the hosts would put on 72 for the first wicket before Joe Cooke would be caught by Livingstone off Matt Parkinson’s bowling for 38 with David Lloyd (41, caught Jennings off Bailey) and Billy Root (3) dismissed before close – the hosts needing another 51 runs when play resumes with Labuschagne and Kiran Carlson 32 and 14 not out respectively.
Bonus points: LAN 3, GLA 3
Northamptonshire vs Kent
There was no play on Friday due to rain.
Bonus points: NOR 4, KEN 1
Sussex vs Yorkshire
Resuming on 267/5, the hosts would add 12 to their overnight score before Ben Brown was caught by Harry Duke off the bowling of Ben Coad for 127 before fellow batsman Danial Ibrahim, who’s just 16 years old, was caught by Harry Brook off the same bowler for 55. Stuart Meaker would be bowled by Steven Patterson for 9 before David Willey would be involved in the final two wickets, first getting Henry Crocombe LBW for 1 before running out Jamie Atkins for 2 – losing their final 5 wickets for just 46 runs in the morning session.
Adam Lyth and Tom Kohler-Cadmore would put on 83 for the opening partnership for the White Rose before the latter was LBW to Ibrahim before Lyth would be bowled by Atkins. Former England test batsmen Dawid Malan and Gary Ballance would be the unbeaten man at close with 103 and 74 not out respectively.
Bonus points: SUS 3, YOR 5