Snater takes 6 wickets to put Essex in dominant position

Snater takes 6 wickets to put Essex in dominant position

Shane Snater took 6 wickets for Essex on the first day of the Division section of the County Championship season, while the ages of Chris Benjamin and Adam Hose saw Warwickshire take control of their game at Old Trafford against Lancashire.

In this phase, all teams play 4 matches against the four sides that were not part of their previous group, with 50% of the points between the two matches against the other team from the first group phase being obtained.

The Division 2 match between Durham and Surrey was canceled due to Covid-19.

Hampshire vs Yorkshire (Division 1)

Hampshire won the toss and chose to field first.

Adam Lyth would be LBW for Kyle Abbott (pictured below) for 6 before fellow opener George Hill would similarly fall to the same bowler for 31. Tom Kohler-Cadmore would be caught behind by Lewis McManus to give Abbott his third wicket of the innings for 20 before Harry Brook would be bowled by Brad Wheal for 13.

Gary Ballance would be caught by Joe Weatherley from Liam Dawson’s bowling for 42 before Harry Duke would be the last wicket to fall, caught by the same fielder from Wheal’s bowling, for 12 with Dom Bess and Jordan Thompson taking 45 and 15 resume respectively not off.

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YOR 197/6 (86 left)

Lancashire vs Warwickshire (Division 1)

Warwickshire would win the toss and choose to bat.

Rob Yates would be caught by Rob Jones from Tom Bailey’s bowling before Dom Sibley LBW would fall for the same bowler for 3. Chris Benjamin (pictured below) and Sam Hain would bet 237 for the third wicket partnership before the first would being the last wicket to fall on Day 1, caught by Dane Vilas from Saqib Mahmood’s bowling for 127 – Hain and Captain Will Rhodes will resume at 113 and 5 not out respectively.

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WAR 259/3 (87 surpluses)

Somerset vs Nottinghamshire (Division 1)

Somerset won the toss and chose to field first.

Ben Slater would be caught by Tom Lammonby from Jack Brooks bowling for 3 before Ben Duckett would be caught by Roelof van der Merwe from the same bowler for 24. Sam Northeast would be LBW for Josh Davey for 34 before Joe Clarke would be caught behind by Steven Davies from Tom Abell’s bowling for 59.

Lyndon James would be fired by the same combination for 30 before Steven Mullaney would be the last wicket to fall, LBW to Marchant de Lange, for 42 – Tom Moores (26) and Liam Patterson-White (pictured below, 46 from 38 balls) were the not out batsmen at stumps.

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NOT 282/6 (88.4 overs)

Glamorgan vs Essex (Division 2)

Glamorgan would win the toss and choose to bat first.

David Lloyd would be caught by Simon Harmer of Sam Cook’s bowling without scoring before Steven Reingold would be caught by the same fielder of Shane Snater’s bowling (pictured below) for 9. Billy Root would be LBW against Snater without scoring before Kiran Carlson would be caught by Sir Alastair Cook to give Snater his third wicket of the innings for 13.

Chris Cooke would later be thrown in the same over without scoring before opener Hamish Rutherford would be caught by Michael Pepper from Harmer’s bowling for 31. Andrew Salter would be caught by Dan Lawrence from the same bowler for 7 before Timm van der Gugten would do be bowled by Harmer for 3. Dan Douthwaite would be caught by Jamie Porter from Snater’s bowling to complete his 5-fer for 39 before Lukas Carey would be caught by Harmer from Snater’s bowling for 29 – Michael Hogan would be 1 are not out.

A. Cook would be caught behind by Cooke at Carey’s bowling without scoring before Tom Westley would be the other wicket to fall, caught by the same fielder at Van der Gugten’s bowling, for 8 – Nick Browne and Lawrence resume at 50 29 respectively.

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GLA 134 (44.5 over), ESS 92/2 (40 over)

Gloucestershire vs Northamptonshire (Division 2)

Gloucestershire won the toss and chose to field first.

Ricardo Vasconcelos would be caught by Miles Hammond for bowling Tom Price for 37 before Luke Procter would be caught and bowled by the same bowler for 2. Emilio Gay would be LBW for Matt Taylor for 44 before Rob Keogh would be thrown by the same bowler for 18.

Saif Zaib would be the last wicket to fall, caught by Hammond from Jared Warner’s bowling, for 8 if Adam Rossington (pictured below) and Harry Gouldstone resume at 66 and 32 respectively not out.

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NOR 232/5 (70.4 surpluses)

Leicestershire vs Kent (Division 3)

Kent would win the toss and choose to bat first.

Jordan Cox would fall over in the opening when caught by Colin Ackermann of Wright’s bowling without scoring before Zak Crawley would be thrown by Callum Parkinson (pictured below) for 50. Joe Denly would be caught by Ackermann of the same bowler for 29 before Sam Billings was bowled over by Parkinson’s for 11.

Ollie Robinson would be caught by Lewis Hill to give Parkinson his fourth wicket of the innings for 7 before Darren Stevens would be caught by Louis Kimber of Wright’s bowling without scoring. Grant Stewart would be LBW to the same bowler for 3 before Matt Milnes would be thrown by Ed Barnes for 22. Nathan Gilchrist would be knocked out by Sam Evans for the third duck of the innings before James Logan would be knocked out by Hill for 21 – Jack Leaning would not finish 75.

Evans would be caught leaning off Milnes’ bowling for 10 before Ackermann would be caught behind by Billings of Stewart’s bowling for 2. Hill would later be thrown over in the same for a duck before opener Hassan Azad would be caught by Billings out of Stevens’ bowling for 18 – the hosts are currently at 33/4.

Harry Swindells would be the last wicket to fall, LBW to Logan, for 4 with Louis Kimber (13) and Ben Mike (14) failing.

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KEN 232 (70 over), LEI 66/5 (26 over)

Bonus points: LEI 3, KEN 2

Middlesex vs Derbyshire (Division 3)

Middlesex won the toss and chose to bat first.

Mark Stoneman would be LBW to Sam Conners without scoring before Sam Robson would similarly fall to the same bowler for 9. Stephen Eskinazi would be LBW to Luis Reece for 5 before Max Holden would similarly fall to the same bowler for 13.

Robbie White (pictured below) and Martin Andersson would post 105 for the fifth wicket partnership before the latter would be the last wicket to fall on Day 1, caught by Matt Critchley from Alex Thomson’s bowling for 53 with White and John Simpson resumed at 101 (his first century in the County Championship) and 29 not out respectively.

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MID 218/5 (68 surpluses)

Bonus points: MID 1, DER 1

Worcestershire vs Sussex (Division 3)

Sussex would win the toss and choose to bat first.

Tom Haines would be LBW to Joe Leach (pictured below) for 20 before Harrison Ward would be caught by Jack Haynes from Adam Finch’s bowling for 1. James Coles would be bowled by Dillon Pennington for 12 before Oliver Carter would be bowled by Leach without scoring.

Fynn Hudson-Prentice would be caught by Ben Cox of the same bowler for a golden duck before opener Ali Orr would take his wicket from Finch’s bowling for 52 – the visitors who were at 97/6 at this point. Archie Lenham would be caught by Cox from Ed Barnard’s bowling for 20 on his championship debut before Danial Ibrahim would be LBW for Leach for 48. Henry Crocombe would be the last wicket to fall, LBW for Brett D’Oliviera, for 9 – Jack Carson and Joseph Sarro will not resume tomorrow morning with 81 and 0 respectively.

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SUS 254/9 (79.4 surpluses)

Bonus points: WOR 3, SUS 2

Tables entering this round

played Won Lost Be bound to Drawn Bonus points deducted Points
Warwickshire 21
Somerset 18.5
Lancashire 16.5
Hampshire 8.5
Nottinghamshire 5
Yorkshire 4.5
Division 1 Table – As of August 28, 2021
played Won Lost Be bound to Drawn Bonus points deducted Points
Essex 19
Northamptonshire 16
Surrey 13
Gloucestershire 12
glamorgan 11.5
Durham 4
Division 2 Table – From August 28, 2021
played Won Lost Be bound to Drawn Bonus points deducted Points
Worcestershire 18.5
mid-sex 13
Sussex 12
Leicestershire 11.5
Knows 11
Derbyshire 9.5
Division 3 Table – From August 28, 2021

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