Round up of Day 4 of the Specsavers County Championship Division 1 matches including Yorkshire v Surrey, Lancashire v Hampshire, Essex v Somerset and Nottinghamshire v Worcestershire.
At the close of play yesterday, Surrey were 89-0 with Rory Burns 55* and Mark Stoneman 32*, needing 139 runs to win today, with 10 wickets remaining.
Yorkshire 342 (Jonny Tattersall 70, Gary Ballance 54, Tim Bresnan 48, Adam Lyth 42;Jade Dernbach 4-104) and 152 (Morne Morkel 5-39, Jade Dernbach 3-34)
Surrey 267 ( Rory Burns 59, Ollie Pope 69; Ben Coad 5-53,Tim Bresnan 3-77) and 229-3 ( Rory Burns 97, Scott Borthwick 62)
Result – Surrey won by 7 wickets
Surrey pushed on from their overnight score reaching the runs required 229-3 with Rory Burns 97 and Scott Borthwick 62 the mainstay of their innings.
Stat Attack - Rory Burns has scored 722 runs in the SpecSavers County Championship this season at an average of 65.63
Yorkshire - Adam Lyth, Alex Lees ,Cheteshwar Pujara ,Gary Ballance ,Harry Brook , Jack Leaning , Jonathan Tattersall(wk), Tim Bresnan, Steven Patterson(c) ,Jack Brooks, Ben Coad
Surrey - Rory Burns(c), Mark Stoneman, Scott Borthwick, Ryan Patel, Theunis de Bruyn, Ollie Pope(wk), Will Jacks, Rikki Clarke, Morne Morkel, Jade Dernbach, Amar Virdi
Hampshire were 66-2 at the start of play, leading Lancashire by 106 runs with 8 wickets remaining.
MATCH DRAWN: The players shake hands at @EmiratesOT and that ends proceedings with the match confirmed as a draw. ??@Joe_Weatherley finishes unbeaten on a fantastic 126* with @IanHolland22 also reaching 26* at the close. ??— Hampshire Cricket (@hantscricket) June 28, 2018
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Hampshire 451 ( James Vince 103,Sam Norteast 41 Rilee Rossouw 120*; Graham Onions 5-96) and 237-5 dec (Joe Weatherley 126*)
Lancashire 411 (Alex Davies 115, Dane Vilas 134; Kyle Abbott 3-89)
Result - Match drawn
Hampshire declared on 237-5 with Joe Weatherley 126* batting superbly for his unbeaten hundred and the match was drawn.
Lancashire - Keaton Jennings, Alex Davies, Haseeb Hameed ,Dane Vilas(c)(wk), Rob Jones, Jordan Clark, Danny Lamb, Arron Lilley ,Tom Bailey ,Stephen Parry, Graham Onions
Hampshire - Jimmy Adams, Joe Weatherley, James Vince(c) , Sam Northeast, Rilee Rossouw ,Tom Alsop(wk), Ian Holland ,Ollie Rayner, Gareth Berg ,Kyle Abbott , Fidel Edwards
It was always going to be a tough ask for Somerset to chase down the required runs in their second innings and the match ended in a draw today with Essex.
Essex 517-5 dec (Alastair Cook 96, Nick Browne 66, Ryan ten Doeschate 173*, Ravi Bopara 118;Dom Bess 2-132) and 208-7 dec
Somerset 407 (Edward Byrom 54, James Hildreth 78 ) and 151-5
Essex - Nick Browne, Alastair Cook, Tom Westley, Ravi Bopara, Adam Wheater(wk), Ryan ten Doeschate(c), Michael Pepper, Simon Harmer, Neil Wagner, Jamie Porter, Sam Cook
Somerset – Steve Davies(wk), Edward Byrom , George Bartlett, James Hildreth, Tom Abell(c) , Peter Trego, Lewis Gregory , Dom Bess, Jamie Overton, Josh Davey, Tim Groenewald
A wonderful 177 not out from Joe Clarke secures the draw for Worcestershire with Nottinghamshire.
Nottinghamshire 499-9 dec (Chris Nash 139, Samit Patel 79, Riki Wessels 75, Tom Moores 56 ; Steve Magoffin 3-56) and 249-4 dec (Jake Libby 100*, Samit Patel 71, Riki Wessels 57*)
Worcestershire 287 (Ross Whitely 76; Harry Gurney 4-97) and 368-8 (Joe Clarke 177*)
There was not enough time left for the Notts bowlers to bowl out Worcestershire tonight and this well fought match ended in an honourable draw.
Nottinghamshire - Chris Nash(c) ,Jake Libby, Samit Patel, Ross Taylor, Billy Root, Riki Wessels ,Tom Moores(wk), Stuart Broad, Luke Fletcher, Matthew Milnes, Harry Gurney
Worcestershire - Daryl Mitchell, Martin Guptill, Tom Fell, Joe Clarke, Brett D'Oliveira(c), Ben Cox(wk), Dillon Pennington, Ross Whiteley, Charlie Morris, Steve Magoffin, Ben Twohig
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