SpecSavers County Championship round up - April 24th

Colin Ackermann (Leicestershire) on his way to a career best 186 against Sussex
©Cricket World/John Mallett
 

The second weekend of the Specsavers County Championship 2018 has been completed with action in both Division 1 and Division 2.

In Division 1, Essex, Surrey, Yorkshire and Somerset all won and in Division 2 , Warwickshire, Derby and Glamorgan all won with Leicestershire drawing with Sussex. Results and best performances are outlined below.

Division 1

Essex v Lancashire

Result & Points - Essex (19 pts) beat Lancashire (3 pts) by 31 runs

Essex 150 and 313: James Foster 69, Tom Westley 49, Simon Harmer 49; Joe Mennie 3-47

Lancashire 144 and 288: Jordan Clark 59, Joe Mennie 56; Jamie Porter 4-54

Somerset v Worcestershire

Result & Points - Somerset (20 pts) beat Worcestershire (3 pts) by 83 runs

Somerset 202 and 255: James Hildreth 111*, Marcus Trescothick 43; Barnard 6-37

Worcestershire 179 and 195: Barnard 45*, Tom Fell 41; Gregory 3-35, Groenewald 3-51

Surrey v Hampshire

Result & Points - Surrey (20 pts) beat Hampshire (3 pts) by 139 runs

Surrey 211 and 407-9 dec: Ollie Pope 145, Foakes 81; Abbott 3-72

Hampshire 147 and 332: Sam Northeast 129; Virdi 4-79

Yorkshire v Nottinghamshire

Result & Points - Yorkshire (21 pts) beat Nottinghamshire (3 pts) by 164 runs

Yorkshire 256 and 334: Gary Ballance 82, Tim Bresnan 68*; Jake Ball 3-69

Nottinghamshire 188 and 238: Moores 40*; Ben Coad 6-81

 

Division 2

Northamptonshire v Warwickshire 

Result & Points - Warwickshire (22 pts) beat Northamptonshire (2 pts) by an innings & 48 runs

Northamptonshire 147 and 218: Rossington 58, Newton 46; Ryan Sidebottom 4-61

Warwickshire 413: Tim mbrose 103, Sam Hain 85, Henry Brookes 70; Sanderson 3-62

Durham v Kent 

Result & Points - Kent (19 points) beat Durham (3 points) by nine wickets

Durham 91 and 170: James Weighell 84, Potts 36; Matt Henry 7-45

Kent 169 and 95-1: Daniel Bell-Drummond 45*, Kuhn 36*

Derbyshire v Middlesex

Result & Points - Derbyshire (21 points) beat Middlesex (3 points) by 101 runs

Derbyshire 265 and 333-3 dec: Reece 157*, Slater 99, Wayne Madsen 52

Middlesex 157 and 340: Harris 64*, Helm 52; Duanne Olivier 4-82

Leicestershire v  Sussex 

Result & Points - Leicestershire (10 pts) drew with Sussex (9 pts)

Sussex 438-8 dec and 241-4 dec: Luke Wells 102*

Leicestershire 422-9 dec: Colin Ackermann 186, Wells 4-81

Glamorgan v Gloucestershire

Result & Points - Glamorgan (22 points) beat Gloucestershire (2 points) by six wickets

Gloucestershire 236 Marchant de Lange 5-62 and 372 James Bracey 120*, Higgins 61, Worrall 50; Carey 4-105, Marchant de Lange 3-98

Glamorgan 526-9 dec: David Lloyd 119, Shaun Marsh 111 & 73-4 Selman 36; M Taylor 3-25

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