Wicket-keeper Jamie Smith would score a career-best double-century for Surrey as they piled on the runs against Gloucestershire on the second day in the fourth round of County Championship matches.
Essex vs Northamptonshire
Resuming on 233/7, the visitors added 17 to their overnight score before Matthew Kelly would be caught by Matt Critchley off the bowling of Shane Snater for 7 with Luke Procter and Gareth Berg adding 105 for the ninth wicket partnership before the former would be caught by Paul Walter off the bowling of Critchley for 113. Berg would be the last man out, caught by Tom Westley off the same bowler for 75 with Ben Sanderson 12 not out.
Nick Browne would be caught by Will Young off the bowling of Sanderson for 12 before Westley would be caught by the same fielder off the bowling of Taylor for 25. Sir Alastair Cook would be caught behind by Lewis McManus off the bowling of Sanderson before Walter would be caught by Emilio Gay off the same bowler for 2.
Critchley would be caught by Young off the bowling of Sanderson for 7 before Adam Wheater would be bowled by Kelly for 14. Simon Harmer would be LBW to the same bowler without scoring before Feroze Khushi would be the final wicket to fall, caught by McManus off the bowling of Procter, for 9 with Snater (8) and Mark Steketee (4) resuming this morning.
Gloucestershire vs Surrey
Resuming on 294/4, the visitors moved their score to 320 before Sam Curran would be caught by Marcus Harris off the bowling of Ryan Higgins for 64 with Colin de Grandhomme LBW to Matt Taylor for 11. Will Jacks would be caught & bowled by David Payne for 13 before Jamie Smith (pictured below) and Jordan Clark put on 244 runs for the eighth wicket with the latter caught by Harris off the bowling of Graeme van Buuren for 137.
Daniel Worrall would be caught behind by James Bracey off the bowling of Jack Taylor for 4 before Reece Topley would be the last man out, caught by M. Taylor off the bowling of van Buuren without scoring – Smith finishing a career-best 234 not out.
Gloucestershire openers Harris and Chris Dent would be not out at close with 30 and 45 respectively.Embed from Getty Images
Hampshire vs Lancashire
Resuming on 37/1, the visitors added 2 to their overnight score before Danny Lamb would be caught by Joe Weatherley off the bowling of Mohammad Abbas for 3 with Josh Bohannon caught by the same fielder off the bowling of Keith Barker for 33. George Balderson would be caught behind by Ben Brown off the bowling of Kyle Abbott for 15 before Dane Vilas would be caught by the same fielder off the bowling of Barker for 6.
Steven Croft would be caught by James Vince off the bowling of Abbas for 11 before Rob Jones would be caught by Brown off the bowling of James Fuller for 3. Tom Bailey would be caught by Liam Dawson off the bowling of Abbas for 59 before Phil Salt would be bowled by Barker for 55. Hassan Ali would be the final man out, caught by Dawson off the same bowler, for 19 with James Anderson 5 not out.
Weatherley would be caught by Jones off the bowling of Anderson without scoring before Ian Holland would be LBW to Ali for 3. Vince would be the last wicket to fall, LBW to Anderson, for 32 with Nick Gubbins (40) and Dawson (20) the not out batsmen.
Somerset vs Warwickshire
Resuming on 351/4, the hosts moved to 366 before Steven Davies would be run out by Craig Miles for 19 with Tom Banton bowled by the same player for 57. Craig Overton would be bowled by Miles for a golden duck before Lewis Gregory would be bowled by Oliver Hannon-Dalby for 3.
Josh Davey would be caught behind by Michael Burgess off the bowling of Danny Briggs for 18 before Jack Brooks was the final man out, caught by Dom Sibley off the bowling of Hannon-Dalby, for 32 with Jack Leach finishing 32 not out.
Alex Davies would be caught by Overton off the bowling of Brooks for 20 before Sibley would be LBW to Davey for 12. Rob Yates would be caught by Overton off the same bowler for 9 before Will Rhodes would be caught by Tom Lammonby off the bowling of Gregory for 5.
Matthew Lamb would be caught by Matt Renshaw off the same bowler for 4 before Burgess would be caught behind by Davies off the bowling of Overton for 13. Briggs would be LBW to Leach for the same score before Sam Hain would be caught by Davies off the bowling of Tom Abell for 54. Nathan McAndrew would be the final man out on the day, caught by Gregory off the bowling of Overton for 47 with Miles and Hannon-Dalby resuming 2 and 1 not out respectively.
Yorkshire vs Kent
Resuming on 270/6, the visitors added 2 to their overnight score before Grant Stewart would be caught behind by Harry Duke off the bowling of Haris Rauf for 1 with Matt Milnes LBW to Jordan Thompson for 7. Nathan Gilchrist would be bowled by Rauf without scoring before Matt Quinn would be the final man out, bowled by Thompson, for 4 with George Linde 27 not out.
Dimuth Karunaratne would be caught behind by Ollie Robinson off the bowling of Gilchrist for 4 before George Hill would be LBW to the same bowler for 8. Adam Lyth would be caught by Robinson off the bowling of Milnes for 7 – the hosts sitting at 23/3 at this point – before Dawid Malan (pictured below) and Harry Brook put on 269 runs for the fourth wicket partnership with the former caught by the same fielder off the bowling of Quinn for 152.
Duke would be the last man out, LBW to the same bowler, for 8 with Brook (131) and Dom Bess (10) the not out batsmen.Embed from Getty Images
Derbyshire vs Glamorgan
Resuming on 282/5, the hosts moved to 283 before Mattie McKiernan would be caught behind by Chris Cooke off the bowling of Michael Neser for 1 with Anuj Dal caught by David Lloyd (pictured below) off the bowling of Michael Hogan for 24. Leus du Plooy would be LBW to Andrew Salter for 32 before Surunga Lakmal would be caught by Marnus Labuschagne off the same bowler for 5.
Ryan Sidebottom would be the final man out, caught by Lloyd off the bowling of Neser, without scoring with Alex Thomson finishing 21 not out.
Lloyd and Salter put on 103 or the opening partnership before the latter would be run out by Thomson for 29 with Lloyd the next man out, caught by Wayne Madsen off the bowling of Dal for 84. Sam Northeast would be LBW to Madsen for 49 before Kiran Carlson would be the last man out, caught behind by Brooke Guest off the bowling of Lakmal, for 9 with Labuschagne and Timm van der Gugten resuming 53 and 0 respectively.
Middlesex vs Leicestershire
Resuming on 142/2, the visitors would add 44 to their overnight score before captain Peter Handscomb would be caught behind by Harry Swindells off the bowling of Chris Wright for 27 with Max Holden would be bowled by Callum Parkinson for 16. Mark Stoneman would be LBW to the same bowler for 108 before John Simpson and Luke Hollman shared a 112-run sixth-wicket partnership which was ended with the former bowled by Ben Mike for 45.
Simpson would be caught by Louis Kimber off the same bowler for 71 before Toby Roland-Jones would be caught by Parkinson off the bowling of Mike for 3. Ethan Bamber would be caught by Hassad Azad to give Mike his fourth wicket of the day for 1 before Shaheen Shah Afridi would be the last man out, caught by Mike off the bowling of Wright for 29 – Tom Helm would be 0 not out.
Azad would be LBW to Afridi for 2 before Colin Ackermann would be caught by Hollman off the same bowler without scoring. Kimber would be the final wicket to fall, bowled by Bamber, for 3 with Sam Evans and Wiaan Mulder resuming 23 and 5 not out this morning.
Nottinghamshire vs Worcestershire
Resuming on 203/7, the hosts would move to 207 before Tom Moores would be caught by Jake Libby off the bowling of Charlie Morris for 19 with Luke Fletcher the next man out, caught by Brett D’Oliveira off the bowling of Adam Finch for 18. Dane Paterson would be dismissed by the same combination for 2 with Stuart Broad (45 off 27 balls) the not out batsmen.
Ed Pollock would be bowled by Fletcher off the second ball of the innings without scoring before Jake Libby would be caught by Liam Patterson-White off the same bowler for 3. Azhar Ali would be caught by the same fielder off the bowling of Broad for 5 before D’Oliveira would be caught by Haseeb Hameed off the bowling of Dane Paterson for the same score – Worcestershire sitting at 32/4 at this point.
Jack Haynes would be the final man out as he was caught by Ben Duckett off the bowling of Broad for 49 with Ed Barnard (101) and Ben Cox (51) sharing an unbeaten 126 run sixth-wicket partnership.
Sussex vs Durham
Resuming on 82/1, the hosts added 13 to their overnight score before Ali Orr would be LBW to Nick Potts for 27 with Mason Crane bowled by Matt Salisbury for 13. Tom Alsop would be LBW to Liam Trevaskis for 66 before Tom Clark would be the last man out, caught by Potts off the bowling of Ben Raine, for 50 with Cheteshwar Pujara and Mohammad Rizwan 128 and 50 not out respectively.