The Overton twins sharing eight wickets for Somerset against Hampshire and a record partnership for Kent against Derbyshire were among the highlights of the four Specsavers County Championship matches that got underway today.
Surrey completed a comprehensive victory over Nottinghamshire as more dry weather around led to plenty of County Championship drama, including an exciting finish to the match between Essex and Leicestershire.
Essex beat Kent by five wickets to move to the top of the Royal London One-Day Cup South Group table while rain caused two matches in the North Group and the day's only scheduled NatWest T20 fixture to be abandoned.
At the end of the fourth week of the County Championship, Nottinghamshire have claimed the pole position in Division One while Essex maintain their lead at the top of Division Two. With week five upon us, let us take a look into a few of the key statistics.
At the end of the first week of the County Championship, Nottinghamshire and Essex topped Division One and Division Two respectively after being the only two teams to claim a win in the first round. With the second week all set to get underway, do check out the key statistics.
Darren Sammy and Ashley Nurse played crucial cameos as West Indies went on to chase down a target of 158 runs in 18.5 overs to secure a three-wicket win against Warwickshire in the second Twenty20 match in Dubai.
An unbeaten fifty from Denesh Ramdin helped West Indies post 145 for five in the first innings after which a three-wicket haul from Dwayne Bravo restricted Warwickshire to 132 for four to complete a 13-run victory in the Twenty20 match in Dubai.