Milnes Takes 6 As Kent Defeat Leicestershire
Matt Milnes took 6 wickets for Kent as they would defeat Leicestershire inside 3 days in the County Championship on Wednesday.
Hampshire vs Yorkshire (Division 1)
Resuming on 34/1, the visitors would move to 128 before George Hill would be caught behind by Lewis McManus off the bowling of Ian Holland for 55 with Tom Kohler-Cadmore caught by Liam Dawson off the bowling of Mason Crane for 89. Harry Brook would be caught by Nick Gubbins off the bowling of James Vince for 12 before Jordan Thompson would be caught by Vince off the bowling of Keith Barker for 33 off 22 balls. Dom Bess would be the final wicket to fall, caught behind the following delivery for a golden duck with Yorkshire declaring as Gary Ballance (101 off 86 balls, pictured below) and Harry Duke (1) were in the middle.
Requiring 393 to win, Hampshire would lose Holland as he was caught by Brook off the bowling of Ben Coad for 3 before Tom Alsop was caught by Ballance off the bowling of Bess for 7 with Joe Weatherley (16) and Crane (0) not out at stumps.
Bonus points: HAM 3, YOR 4
Lancashire vs Warwickshire (Division 1)
Resuming on 100/1, the hosts would add 15 to their overnight score before Luke Wells would be bowled by Liam Norwell for 45. A 129-run third-wicket partnership from Josh Bohannon (pictured below) and Dane Vilas would end with the latter caught by Rob Yates off the same bowler for 67. Rob Jones would be LBW later in the same over without scoring before Liam Livingstone would be Norwell’s fourth wicket of the day as he was bowled for 12.
George Lavelle would be LBW to Craig Miles for 4 before Danny Lamb would be bowled by Danny Briggs for 8. Tom Bailey would be caught behind by Michael Burgess off the same bowler for the same score before Bohannon would be stumped by Burgess of Briggs’ bowling for 170. Matt Parkinson would be LBW to Norwell for 3 with Saqib Mahmood 5 not out.
Yates would be the only wicket to fall in Warwickshire’s second innings as he was bowled by Mahmood for 1 with Dom Sibley (17) and Chris Benjamin (28) resuming this morning.
Bonus points: LAN 4, WAR 4
Somerset vs Nottinghamshire (Division 1)
Resuming on 87/7, the hosts would move to 97 before Jack Leach would be caught by Joe Clarke off the bowling of Brett Hutton for 10 with Josh Davey caught behind by Tom Moores off the bowling of Dane Paterson (pictured below) for 6. Marchant de Lange would be the final wicket to fall, bowled by Hutton, for 6 with Jack Brooks 4 not out.
Following on, Somerset would lose Steven Davies caught by Moores off the bowling of Luke Fletcher for 2 before Tom Abell would be caught by the same fielder off the bowling of Paterson for 11. James Hildreth would be bowled by Fletcher for 4 before Tom Lammonby would be caught by Clarke off the bowling of Hutton for 34.
Tom Banton would be LBW to Paterson for 17 before Roelof van der Merwe would be caught by Sam Northeast off the same bowler for a golden duck. Lewis Goldsworthy would be bowled by Paterson for 11 before Leach would be stumped off the bowling of Liam Patterson-White for 35 off 37 balls. de Lange would be caught by Steven Mullaney off the same bowler for 36 off 29 balls before Brooks would be the final man out, bowled by Fletcher, for 4 with Davey finishing 20 not out.
Points: SOM 2, NOT 23
Glamorgan vs Essex (Division 2)
Resuming on 71/6, the hosts would add 2 to their overnight score before Andrew Salter would be bowled by Jamie Porter for 11 with Timm van der Gugten caught behind by Adam Wheater off the bowling of Sam Cook (pictured below) for 4. The final two wickets would also fall to Cook, first Lukas Carey caught by Josh Rymell for 29 off 17 balls then Michael Hogan would be bowled for a golden duck – the seamer finishing with 5/37 in the second innings.
Points: GLA 3, ESS 22
Gloucestershire vs Northamptonshire (Division 2)
Resuming on 90/6, the hosts would move to 101 before Zafar Gohar would be LBW to Luke Procter (pictured below) for 7 with Tom Price bowled by Simon Kerrigan for 16. Graeme van Buuren would be LBW to the same bowler for 56 before Jared Warner would be last man out, caught by Ricardo Vasconcelos off the bowling of Procter to complete his 5-fer, for 10 with Matt Taylor 24 not out.
Emilio Gay would be bowled by Price without scoring before Procter would be LBW to Ryan Higgins for 9. Rob Keogh would be LBW to Price for 4 before Vasconcelos would be bowled by Taylor for 26.
Saif Zaib would be caught behind by James Bracey off Warner’s bowling for 14 before Adam Rossington and Harry Gouldstone would both be bowled by Higgins for 18 and 7 respectively – Taylor (5) and Simon Kerrigan (0) resume in the morning.
Bonus points: NOR 6, GLO 3
Leicestershire vs Kent (Division 3)
Resuming on 210/9, the visitors would move the score onto 262 before James Logan would be the final man out, bowled by Colin Ackermann, for 4 with Darren Stevens 107 not out.
Chasing 386 to win, Leicestershire would lose Sam Evans LBW to Matt Milnes for 1 before Hassan Azad would be LBW to Stevens without scoring. Ackermann would be caught by Crawley off the bowling of Milnes for 2 before Louis Kimber and Ben Mike would both be bowled by Milnes in the same over.
Lewis Hill would be caught behind by Sam Billings off the bowling of Milnes to complete his 5-fer for 5 before Callum Parkinson would be caught by the same fielder off the bowling of Logan for 17. Ben Mike would be caught by Jack Leaning off the same bowler for 70 off 52 balls before Chris Wright would be caught by Billings off the bowling of Milnes for 22. Will Davis would be the final wicket to fall, giving Billings his fourth catch off the bowling of Nathan Gilchrist, for 42 with Ed Barnes finishing 70 not out.
Points: LEI 20, KEN 3
Middlesex vs Derbyshire (Division 3)
Resuming on 201/9, the visitors would add 4 before Sam Conners would be caught by Martin Andersson off the bowling of Ethan Bamber off the fifth ball of the morning.
Mark Stoneman would be bowled by Conners for a golden duck off the first ball of the innings before Stephen Eskinazi would be caught by Anuj Dal (pictured below) off the same bowler for 23. Robbie White would be caught behind by Brooke Guest off the bowling of Ben Aitchison without scoring before Sam Robson would be bowled by Alex Thomson for 52.
Max Holden would be caught by Aitchison off the same bowler for 44 before John Simpson would be caught by Guest off the bowling of Dal for 12. Andersson would be LBW to the same bowler for 42 before Bamber would be caught by Guest for his third catch of the innings off the bowling of Critchley for 1. Thilan Walallawita would be bowled by Thomson for 12 before Tim Murtagh would be the final man out, caught by Dal off the bowling of Aitchison for 31 – Toby Roland-Jones finishing 33 not out.
Chasing 334 to win, Derbyshire would lose Luis Reece, caught behind by Simpson off the bowling of Murtagh, without scoring with Billy Godleman (21) and Tom Wood (18) resuming in the morning
Bonus points: MID 5, DER 4
Worcestershire vs Sussex (Division 3)
Resuming on 186/7, the hosts would add 15 to their overnight score before Joe Leach would be LBW to Henry Crocombe for 18 before Josh Baker would be caught behind by Oliver Carter off the same bowler for 5. Dillon Pennington would be the final wicket to fall, caught & bowled by Fynn Hudson-Prentice for 6 – Adam Finch finishing 3 not out.
Tom Haines (caught by Tom Fell) and Harrison Ward (LBW) would both be dismissed by Leach for golden ducks before James Coles would be LBW to the same bowler for 1. Carter would be caught & bowled by Baker for 20 before Ali Orr would fall the same way to the same bowler for 57.
Hudson-Prentice would be the final wicket to fall on Day 3, stumped by Cox off the bowling of Baker for 46 with Danial Ibrahim and Archie Lenham resuming on 56 and 4 not out respectively.
Bonus points: WOR 4, SUS 5
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