Dane Paterson would take 8 wickets for Nottinghamshire against Worcestershire on the opening day in the fourth round of County Championship matches.
Essex vs Northamptonshire
Essex won the toss and elected to field first.
Ricardo Vasconcelos would be caught by Matt Critchley off the bowling of Sam Cook off the third ball of the game without scoring before Will Young and Emilio Gay put on exactly 100 for the second wicket partnership that was ended with the latter caught by Sir Alastair Cook off the bowling of Shane Snater for 35. Young would be LBW to S. Cook for 63 before Rob Keogh would be caught & bowled by Matt Critchley for 22.
Saif Zaib would be LBW to Walter for 16 before Lewis McManus would be caught by Simon Harmer off the bowling of Snater for 7. Tom Taylor would be the last man out, caught by the same fielder off the bowling of Mark Steketee. for 7 with Luke Procter (60) and Matthew Kelly (0) resuming this morning.
Gloucestershire vs Surrey
Gloucestershire would win the toss and elect to field first.
Ryan Patel would be LBW to David Payne for 9 before Rory Burns would be caught by Chris Dent off the bowling of Matt Taylor for 6. Hashim Amla would be caught by Harris off the bowling of M. Taylor for the same score before Ollie Pope and Jamie Smith (pictured below) put on 151 for the fourth wicket partnership.
Pope would be the final wicket to fall, caught by Jack Taylor off the bowling of Payne, for 84 with Smith and Sam Curran resuming on 111 and 57 respectively.
Hampshire vs Lancashire
Hampshire won the toss and elected to bat first.
Joe Weatherley would be caught behind by Phil Salt off the bowling of Tom Bailey for 1 before Ian Holland would be caught by Rob Jones off the bowling of James Anderson for 4. James Vince would be LBW to the same bowler for 2 before Liam Dawson would be caught by Danny Lamb off the bowling of Hassan Ali (pictured below) for 8.
Ben Brown would be caught by Jones off the same bowler without scoring – the hosts sitting at 40/5 at this point – before Felix Organ would give Jones his third catch off the innings off the bowling of Anderson for 42. Keith Barker would be caught by Anderson off the bowling of Ali for 11 before James Fuller would be bowled by Luke Wells for 55 off 54 balls. Kyle Abbott would be caught by Salt off the bowling of Ali without scoring before Mohammed Abbas would be the final man out, LBW to the same bowler, for the same score with Nick Gubbins finishing 101 not out.
Lancashire would lose Wells as he was caught behind by Brown off the bowling of Barker for 18 as George Balderson and Lamb would finish 13 and 1 not out respectively.
Somerset vs Warwickshire
Warwickshire would win the toss and elect to field first.
Openers Matt Renshaw (pictured below) and Tom Lammonby put on 137 for the first wicket before the latter would be caught by Sam Hain off the bowling of Oliver Hannon-Dalby for 56 with the former also having a century-stand with captain Tom Abell before he was caught behind by Michael Burgess off the same bowler for 129. Abell would be caught by the same fielder off the bowling of Rob Yates for 70 before James Hildreth would be the final man out, caught by Miles off the bowling of Hannon-Dalby, for 23 – Tom Banton and Steven Davies resuming 47 and 10 this morning.
Yorkshire vs Kent
Yorkshire won the toss and elected to field first.
Ben Compton would be caught behind by Harry Duke off the bowling of Haris Rauf before Zak Crawley would be LBW to the same bowler for 4. Jack Leaning would be LBW to Rauf without scoring before Daniel Bell-Drummond (pictured below) and Jordan Cox put on 133 for the fourth wicket partnership with the latter LBW to Dom Bess for 68.
Bell-Drummond would be caught by Rauf off the bowling of Matthew Revis for 109 before Ollie Robinson would be the last man out, LBW to Steven Patterson, for 58 – George Linde (18) and Grant Stewart (1) the not out batsmen.
Derbyshire vs Glamorgan
Derbyshire would win the toss and elect to bat first.
Billy Godleman would be caught behind by Chris Cooke off the bowling of Michael Hogan for 15 before Shan Masood would be caught & bowled by the same bowler for 60. Brooke Guest (pictured below) and Wayne Madsen would put on 161 before the third wicket partnership before the latter would be LBW to Michael Neser for 70 with Guest the fourth man out, bowled by Hogan, for 109.
Sam Conners would be the last man out, LBW to Neser, without scoring with Leus du Plooy and Mattie McKiernan resuming 5 and 1 not out respectively.
Middlesex vs Leicestershire
Middlesex won the toss and elected to field first.
Hassan Azad would be caught by Peter Handscomb off the bowling of Shaheen Shah Afridi for 12 before Colin Ackermann would be bowled the following ball for a golden duck. Louis Kimber would be dismissed the same way for 15 before Wiaan Mulder would be caught by Handscomb off the bowling of Tom Helm for 5.
Opener Sam Evans would be caught behind by John Simpson off the bowling of Toby Roland-Jones for 9 before Harry Swindells would be LBW to Ethan Bamber for 9. Ed Barnes would be caught by Luke Hollman off the bowling of Helm for 13 before Ben Mike would be dismissed by the same combination for 19. Chris Wright would be bowled by Bamber before Beuran Hendricks would be the last man out, bowled by Hollman for 22 – Callum Parkinson top-scoring with 25 not out.
Sam Robson would be LBW to Barnes for 16 before Robbie White would be dismissed off the final ball of the day, caught by Ackermann off the bowling of Mulder, for 23 – Mark Stoneman (pictured below) resuming 80 not out.
Nottinghamshire vs Worcestershire
Nottinghamshire would win the toss and elect to field first.
Jake Libby would be caught behind by Tom Moores off the bowling of Stuart Broad for 15 before Ed Pollock would be caught by Lyndon James off the bowling of Dane Paterson (pictured below) for 31. Azhar Ali would be caught by Moores off the same bowler for 6 before Brett D’Oliveira would be dismissed by the same combination for 10.
Ed Barnard would be bowled by Paterson for 8 before Ben Cox would be LBW to the same bowler for 2. Jack Haynes would be caught by Moores off the bowling of Paterson for 37 before Josh Baker would be caught by Broad off the same bowler for 12. Charlie Morris would give Paterson his eighth wicket (finishing with figures of 8/52) as he was bowled for 1 before Dillon Pennington would be the final man out, caught by Moores off the bowling of Luke Fletcher for a run-a-ball 18 – Adam Finch 9 not out.
Ben Slater would be run out by wicket-keeper Cox for 24 before Haseeb Hameed would be caught by the same fielder off the bowling of Finch for 53. Ben Duckett would be caught by Cox off the bowling of Pennington for 50 before Joe Clarke would be caught by the same fielder off the bowling of Barnard for 18.
Steven Mullaney would be caught by Haynes off the bowling of Morris before James would be caught by the same fielder off the bowling of Barnard for 19. Liam Patterson-White would be the last man out, run out by Baker, without scoring with Moores and Broad not out with 15 and 6 respectively.
Sussex vs Durham
Durham won the toss and elected to bat first.
Alex Lees would be caught behind by Mohammad Rizwan off the bowling of Henry Crocombe for 11 before Keegan Peterson would be caught by Mason Crane (following his month-long loan from Hampshire) off the bowling of Tom Clark for 14. Sean Dickson would be LBW to the same bowler for 34 before David Bedingham would be caught by Rizwan off the bowling of Aaron Beard for 1.
Captain Scott Borthwick would be caught by Ali Orr off the bowling of Tom Haines for 6 before Ned Eckersley would be LBW to Clark for 1 – the visitors 75/6 at this point. Ben Raine would be LBW to Beard for 23 before Liam Trevaskis would be caught by Orr off the bowling of Crane for 88. Matty Potts would be caught by Beard off the same bowler for 26 before Matt Salisbury would be the last man out, caught & bowled by Beard, for 4 – Chris Rushworth finishing 3 not out.
Sussex would lose just the one wicket in their 20 overs as Haines would be bowled by Potts for 54 off 57 balls as Orr and Crane would finish 21 and 5 not out respectively.