Potts Takes 11 Wickets – Enough For England Test Debut?

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Matty Potts took 11 wickets for Durham in their home game against Glamorgan during the seventh round of County Championship matches.

Gloucestershire vs Somerset

Gloucestershire would win the toss and elect to field first.

Matt Renshaw and Tom Lammonby put on 172 for the opening stand before the latter would be caught by Marcus Harris off the bowling of Zak Chappell for 76 with the latter bowled by the same bowler for 94. Tom Banton would be caught behind by James Bracey off the bowling of Ryan Higgins before James Hildreth would be caught by the same fielder off the bowling of Matt Taylor for 53.

Steven Davies would be caught by Bracey off the bowling of Brad Wheal for 37 before Tom Abell and Lewis Gregory put on 151 for the sixth wicket, the former caught by Wheal off the bowling of Zafar Gohar for 142. Gregory would be the final wicket to fall, run out by Wheal, for 89 with Craig Overton and Josh Davey finishing with 35 and 12 not out respectively.

George Scott would be LBW to Peter Siddle for a golden duck before Bracey would be caught by Overton off the bowling of Jack Leach (pictured below) for 39. Harris would be caught by Banton off the same bowler for 32 before Miles Hammond would be caught by Overton off the bowling of Leach for 5.

Higgins would be LBW to Josh Davey for 31 before Gohar would be caught by Hildreth off the same bowler without scoring. Chappell would be bowled by Gregory for 2 before Jacob Bethell would be LBW to Leach for 37. Wheal would be the last man out, also LBW to Leach, for 10 with Taylor 24 not out as captain Graeme van Buuren not batting.

Following on, Gloucestershire would lose Scott as he was caught by Renshaw off the bowling of Siddle for 7 before Harris would be caught by Lammonby off the bowling of Overton for 15. Hammond would be caught behind by Davies off the bowling of Davey for 4 before Higgins would be caught by the same fielder for 16.

Bracey would be caught by Abell off the bowling of Leach for 9 before Gohar would be run out by the same fielder without scoring. Chappell would be bowled by Overton for 20 before Taylor would be caught by Overton off the bowling of Leach without scoring. Bethell would be the final man out, caught by Lammonby off the same bowler, for 61 – Wheal would finish 13 not out while van Buuren wouldn’t bat again.

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Points: GLO 1, SOM 23

SOM 591/7 dec (147 overs), GLO 186 (76.4 overs) & 159 (56.1 overs) FO

Kent vs Surrey

Surrey won the toss and elected to bat first.

Rory Burns and Ryan Patel put on 106 for the opening partnership before the latter would be caught by Zak Crawley off the bowling of Matt Quinn for 76 with the former LBW to Nathan Gilchrist in the following over for 30. Hashim Amla would be caught behind by Ollie Robinson off the same bowler before Ollie Pope (pictured below) and Ben Foakes put on 178 for the fourth wicket, the former caught by the same fielder off the bowling of Darren Stevens for 96.

Foakes would be caught by Robinson off the bowling of Quinn for 91 before Jamie Overton would be bowled by George Linde for 93. Sam Curran would be stumped by Robinson off the same bowler for 78 before Will Jacks would be caught by Jordan Cox off the bowling of Nathan Gilchrist for 20. Colin de Grandhomme would be the final wicket to fall, run out by Quinn, for 66 with Jordan Clark and Daniel Worrall finishing 54 and 44 not out respectively with Surrey declaring on the highest first-class score in England without a century being scored.

Zak Crawley would be caught behind by Foakes off the bowling of Worrall for 17 before Daniel Bell-Drummond would be caught by Pope off the bowling of Overton for 13. Jack Leaning would be bowled by Jacks for 9 before Ben Compton would be caught by Foakes off the same bowler for 47.

Cox would be caught by the same fielder off the bowling of Worrall for 12 before Stevens would be bowled by Overton for 7. Linde would be caught by Burns off the bowling of Jacks for 26 before Matt Milnes would be caught by Pope off the bowling of de Grandhomme for 13. Gilchrist would be caught by Curran off the bowling of Jacks for 5 before keeper Ollie Robinson would be the final man out, caught by Jacks off the bowling of Overton, for 71 – Quinn finishing 1 not out.

Being made to follow on, Crawley would be the only man out, bowled by Jacks, for 35 with Compton (63) and Milnes (16) the not out batsmen as only 9.2 overs were bowled on Day 4 due to rain.

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Points: KEN 10, SUR 16

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SUR 671/9 dec (173 overs), KEN 230 (82.5 overs) & 114/1 (41.2 overs) FO

Warwickshire vs Northamptonshire

Warwickshire would win the toss and elect to field first.

Ricardo Vasconcelos and Will Young put on 287 for the opening partnership before the former would be LBW to Nathan McAndrew for 156 with the latter caught behind by Michael Burgess off the bowling of Oliver Hannon-Halby for 134. Emilio Gay would be bowled by McAndrew for 45 before Rob Keogh would be out the same way for 27.

Josh Cobb would be run out by Alex Davies for 66 before Lewis McManus would be the final man out, caught by Davies off the bowling of Danny Briggs, for 19 – Luke Procter (100) and Matthew Kelly (26 off 22 balls) not out when the declaration came.

Davies would be LBW to Graeme White for 29 before Rob Yates would be caught by Young off the bowling of Kelly for 7. Dom Sibley would be caught behind by McManus off the bowling of Procter for 52 before Sam Hain (pictured below) and Will Rhodes put on 201 for the fourth wicket, the latter the final man out as he was caught by the same fielder off the bowling of White for 99 – Hain (202) and Matthew Lamb (155) putting on an unbroken 254 for the fifth-wicket partnership.

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Points: WAR 12, NOR 14

NOR 597/6 dec (154.1 overs), WAR 568/4 (187.4 overs)

Yorkshire vs Lancashire

Yorkshire won the toss and elected to field first.

Luke Wells would be caught behind by Harry Duke off the bowling of Jordan Thompson for 8 before Josh Bohannon was LBW to the same bowler for 2. Keaton Jennings (pictured below) and Steven Croft put on 237 for the third-wicket partnership before the latter would be LBW to Haris Rauf for 104. 177 runs were put on by Croft and captain Dane Vilas before the skipper would be LBW to Dom Bess for 82.

Jennings would eventually be run out by Thompson for 238 before George Balderson would be LBW to Bess for 4. Phil Salt would be caught by Adam Lyth off the same bowler for 37 before Tom Bailey would be caught & bowled by Tom Loten for 13. Luke Wood would be the final wicket to fall before the Lancs declaration, caught by George Hill off the same bowler for 39 with Matt Parkinson 17 not out.

Lyth would be LBW to Bailey for 10 before Dawid Malan would be caught by Parkinson off the bowling of Balderson for 23. Loten would be LBW to Bailey for 6 before Hill would be caught by Vilas off the bowling of James Anderson for 25.

Harry Brook would be bowled by Parkinson for 41 off 33 balls before Joe Root and Duke’s 154-run partnership was ended with the latter also bowled by Parkinson for 40. Bess would be LBW to Bailey for 17 before Root would be caught by Wells off the bowling of Parkinson for 147. Steven Patterson would be caught by Croft off the bowling of Wood before Rauf was the last man out, bowled by Parkinson, for 2 – Thompson finishing 23 not out.

After being forced to follow on, Yorkshire lost Lyth LBW to Bailey for 2 before Malan would be caught behind by Salt off the bowling of Anderson for 23. Root would be bowled by the same bowler for 4 before Hill would be caught by Salt off the bowling of Wood for 26.

Duke would be caught by Wells off the bowling of Parkinson for 9 before Bess would be the final wicket to fall, caught by Jennings off the same bowler, for 5 – Brook (82) and Thompson (7) the not out batsmen.

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Points: YOR 12, LAN 13

LAN 566/9 dec (167.1 overs), YOR 379 (126.5 overs) & 169/6 (78 overs) FO

Derbyshire vs Worcestershire

Derbyshire would win the toss and elect to field first.

Ed Pollock would be caught behind by Brooke Guest off the bowling of Suranga Lakmal for 7 before Jake Libby would be LBW to Ryan Sidebottom for 17. Azhar Ali and Jack Haynes put on 187 for the third-wicket partnership before the former would be caught by Wayne Madsen off the bowling of Alex Thomson for 88 with the latter the next out, caught by Thomson off the bowling of Sean Conners for 133.

Brett D’Oliveira would be caught by Anuj Dal off the bowling of Sidebottom for 35 before Ed Barnard would be caught by Leus du Plooy off the bowling of Conners for 21. Ben Cox would be LBW to the same bowler for 2 before Josh Baker would be caught by Guest off the bowling of Conners without scoring. Adam Finch would be caught by Shan Masood off the bowling of Sidebottom before Charlie Morris would be the final man out, caught by Dal off the bowling of Conners (who finished with figures of 5/109), for 12 with Ben Gibbon 5 not out.

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Billy Godleman would be bowled by Barnard for 14 before a 158-run partnership between Masood and Guest was ended with the former bowled by Gibbon for 113. Guest would be caught behind by Cox off the bowling of Barnard for 77 before Madsen would be LBW to Baker for 19.

Luis Reece would be caught by Cox off the bowling of Morris for 42 before du Plooy would be LBW to Barnard for 62. Thomson would be LBW to Baker for 54 before Conners would be the last man out, stumped by Cox off the same bowler, for 16 with Dal (114) and Sidebottom (31) the not out batsman when the Derbyshire declaration came.

Pollock would be bowled by Lakmal for 23 before Ali would be the other wicket to fall, LBW to Thomson, for 60 – Libby and Haynes finishing 105 and 16 not out respectively.

Points: DER 14, WOR 14

WOR 368 (114.1 overs) & 252/2 dec (101 overs), DER 565/8 dec (153 overs)

Durham vs Glamorgan

Glamorgan won the toss and elected to field first.

Sean Dickson would be caught by Sam Northeast off the bowling of Michael Neser for 5 before Alex Lees would be bowled by David Lloyd for 44. Scott Borthwick would be caught by Kiran Carlson off the bowling of Michael Hogan for 17 before David Bedingham would be LBW to Andy Gorvin for 11.

Keegan Petersen would be caught by Marnus Labuschagne off the bowling of Lloyd for 78 before Ned Eckersley would be LBW to Neser for 21. Ben Raine would be bowled by Andrew Salter for 31 before Ben Stokes would be caught behind by Chris Cooke off the bowling of Hogan for 82. Matty Potts (pictured below) would be LBW to the same bowler a couple of balls later without scoring before Brydon Carse would be the last man out, caught by Cooke off the bowling of Hogan, for 8 with Chris Rushworth 14 not out.

Salter would be caught by Dickson off the bowling of Potts for 4 before Gorvin would be LBW to the same bowler without scoring. Lloyd would be caught by Borthwick off the bowling of Rushworth for 9 before Labuschagne would be LBW to Raine for 17.

Northeast would be caught behind by Eckersley off the bowling of Rushworth for 51 before Carlson would be bowled by Potts for 53. Cooke would be caught by Eckersley off the same bowler for 16 before Billy Root and Neser put on 107 with the latter LBW to Raine for 62. Root would be caught by Borthwick off the same bowler while Hogan was the last man out, bowled by Raine, for 6 – Timm van der Gugten finishing 38 not out.

Dickson would be LBW to Hogan for 16 before Petersen would be bowled by Neser for 5. Potts would be LBW to Hogan for 3 before Lees and Borthwick’s 138-run fourth-wicket partnership was ended with the former LBW to Labuschagne for 61.

Borthwick would be bowled by the same bowler for 90 before Bedingham would be bowled by Neser for 6. Eckersley would be caught by Hogan off the bowling of Salter for 8 before Stokes would be stumped by Cooke off the bowling of Labuschagne for 26. Raine would be caught by the same fielder off the bowling of Neser for 10 before Rushworth would be caught by Gorvin off the same bowler for 2 – Carse was 8 not out.

Requiring a target of 196, Glamorgan lost stand-in opener Gorvin as he was caught by Eckersley off the bowling of Potts for 4 before Salter would be caught by Rushworth off the same bowler for 11. Labuschagne would be caught by Eckersley off the bowling of Raine for 31 before Carlson would be caught by the same fielder off the bowling of Potts without scoring.

Northeast would be caught by Borthwick off the same bowler for 26 before Root would be caught by Eckersley off the bowling of Carse for 10. Lloyd would be LBW to Potts without scoring before Cooke would also fall to the Eckersley/Carse combination for 22. Potts would also take the final two wickets (to finish the second innings with figures of 7/40 and 11/101), firstly getting Neser LBW for 18 before bowling Hogan for a golden duck – van der Gugten finishing 6 not out.

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Points: DUR 21 (they were deducted 1 pt for slow over rate), GLA 7

DUR 311 (84.3 overs) & 244 (86.2 overs), GLA 365 (89 overs) & 137 (53.5 overs)

Leicestershire vs Sussex

Leicestershire would win the toss and elect to bat first.

Sam Evans would be caught by Tom Clark off the bowling of Henry Crocombe for 10 before Hassan Azad would be run out by Tom Alsop for 30. Rishi Patel would be caught by Clark off the bowling of Aaron Beard for 26 before Colin Ackermann would be bowled by Tom Haines for 11.

Lewis Hill would be caught by Archie Lenham off the bowling of Crocombe for 35 before Harry Swindells would be LBW to Delroy Rawlins for 1. Ben Mike would be caught by Alsop off the bowling of Beard without scoring before Wiaan Mulder would be caught behind by Oliver Carter off the bowling of Rawlins for 16. Chris Wright would be LBW to Crocombe for 18 before Beuran Hendricks would be the last man out, caught by Rawlins off the bowling of Beard for 6 – Callum Parkinson finished 32 not out.

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Alsop would be caught by Mulder off the bowling of Parkinson for 10 before Haines would be bowled by Mulder for 50. Cheteshwar Pujara would be LBW to Mike for 3 before Clark and Carter put on 140 runs for the fourth-wicket partnership with the latter bowled by Ackermann for 72.

Rawlins would be caught by Patel of the bowling of Wright for 26 before Clark would be caught by Mike off the bowling of Parkinson for 138. Lenham would be caught behind by Swindells off the bowling of Wright for 48 before Ollie Robinson would be run out by Ackermann for 26. Crocombe would be caught by Wright off the bowling of Parkinson for 11 before Beard would be the last man out, bowled by Mulder, for 25 with Sean Hunt 0 not out.

Evans would be LBW to Crocombe for 6 before Azad would be LBW to Lenham for 54. Ackermann would be bowled by the same bowler for 5 before Hill would be LBW the following ball for a golden duck.

Mulder would be LBW to Rawlins for 36 before Patel would be caught by Alsop off the bowling of Lenham for 68. Mike would be caught by Pujara off the bowling of Robinson for 9 before Swindells would be caught by Beard off the bowling of Rawlins for 57. Parkinson would be the final man out, bowled by the same bowler, for 45 – Wright and Hendricks finished 5 and 6 not out.

Points: LEI 11, SUS 15

LEI 210 (83.4 overs) & 333/9 (136 overs), SUS 450 (126.3 overs)

Middlesex vs Nottinghamshire

Middlesex won the toss and elected to field first.

Ben Slater would be caught behind by John Simpson off the bowling of Tim Murtagh for 6 before Ben Duckett would be caught by the same fielder off the bowling of Ethan Bamber for 43. Joe Clarke would be bowled by the same bowler without scoring before Lyndon James would be caught by Simpson off the bowling of Martin Andersson for 21.

Opener Haseeb Hameed and captain Steven Mullaney put on 117 for the fifth wicket partnership before the former would be dismissed by the same combination for 112 with the latter next to fall, LBW to Toby Roland-Jones for 92. Tom Moores would be bowled by the same bowler for 36 before Liam Patterson-White would fall the same way for 14. James Pattinson would be caught by Simpson off the bowling of Roland-Jones for 7 before Luke Fletcher would be the last man out, giving Simpson his sixth catch of the innings off the bowling of Andersson, for 50 – Stuart Broad would be 11 not out.

Sam Robson would be bowled by Pattinson for 9 before Joshua de Caires would be run out by Fletcher for 5. Mark Stoneman would be bowled by Pattinson for 31 before Peter Handscomb would be LBW to the same bowler for 48.

Max Holden would be LBW to Patterson-White for 21 before Simpson would be LBW to Fletcher for 9. Luke Hollman would be LBW to Pattison for 15 before Roland-Jones would be caught by Slater off the bowling of Broad for 5. Andersson would be caught by Mullaney off the same bowler for 30 before Murtagh would be the last man out, bowled by Broad, for 2 – Bamber finishing 1 not out.

Hameed would be caught by Robson off the bowling of Roland-Jones for 5 before Fletcher would be LBW to Andersson for 51. Duckett would be caught by Handscomb off the bowling of Hollman before Slater would be caught & bowled by the same bowler for 25.

James would be the final wicket to fall, bowled by Hollman, for 16 before Clarke (66) and Mullaney (100 off 58 balls) put on an unbeaten 138 for the sixth wicket before the declaration came with Middlesex needing 516 to win.

Stoneman would be caught by James off the bowling of Fletcher without scoring before de Caires would be bowled by the same bowler for the same score. Handscomb would be caught by Duckett off the bowling of Pattinson for 7 with Robson and Holden scoring 101 and 18 not out respectively.

Points: MID 11, NOT 15

NOT 415 (120.2 overs) & 295/5 dec (60 overs), MID 195 (64.5 overs) & 133/3 (58.2 overs)

Fixtures – all start on Thursday at 11 am

Lancashire vs Essex (Division 1)
Middlesex vs Durham (Division 2)
Northamptonshire vs Kent (Division 1)
Nottinghamshire vs Derbyshire (Division 2)
Somerset vs Hampshire (Division 1)
Worcestershire vs Leicestershire (Division 2)
Yorkshire vs Warwickshire (Division 1)

Tables

PlayedWonLostTiedDrawnPoints
Surrey633105
Lancashire52385
Hampshire531181
Yorkshire51476
Warwickshire511362
Somerset52356
Essex511354
Northamptonshire51454
Kent52340
Gloucestershire64235
Division 1
PlayedWonLostTiedDrawnPoints
Middlesex53293
Nottinghamshire531184
Glamorgan622281
Derbyshire51479
Durham611479
Worcestershire511366
Sussex63353
Leicestershire63341
Division 2
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