Harmer, Dawson Star On Another Bowling Day In Chelmsford

Cricket News By TODAYLIVESCORE.INFO - Harmer, Dawson star on another bowling day in Chelmsford. Harmer's eight-wicket haul kept Hampshire to 163, helping Essex take a 75-run lead.

Harmer, Dawson Star On Another Bowling Day In ChelmsfordHarmer's eight-wicket haul kept Hampshire to 163, helping Essex take a 75-run lead.

DIVISION ONE

Essex vs Hampshire

Simon Harmer’s allround show and Liam Dawson’s marathon effort with the were the highlights of Day 2 of the County clash in Chelmsford, with as many as 14 wickets going down to add to the 16 on Day 1. Harmer’s eight-wicket haul kept Hampshire to 163, helping Essex take a 75-run lead. Dawson then bagged 7-68 in the 28.5 overs that he bowled but Harmer’s 61 and Adam Rossington 60 helped Essex to 223 in their second innings. Hampshire were 35/0 at Stumps, chasing 299.

Gloucestershire vs Lancashire

Gloucestershire finished with 337 after starting the day at 279/9, with Zafar Gohar’s 62 being the key after Chris Dent fell for 110, adding only a single to his overnight score. Jack Morley bagged a four-wicket haul while Tom Bailey ended up with three. Keaton Jennings’ 94 led Lancashire’s reply while Steven Croft (49*) and Phil Salt (33*) also came up with useful knocks as the visitors ended the day at 226/4, still trailing by 111 runs, in Bristol.

Northamptonshire vs Warwickshire

Only 46 overs were bowled in Northampton, with Warwickshire finishing at 71/1 in reply to Northamptonshire’s 451. The hosts started the day at 420/6 but could add only 31 to their overnight total as Oliver Hannon-Dalby bagged a four wicket haul. Alex Davies and Dom Sibley put on a half-century partnership before the former was out leg-before to Jack White as the visitors ended the day still 380 behind.

Surrey vs Kent

Surrey continued to pile on the runs on Day 2 as Sam Curran and Will Jacks registered centuries, extending the tally of 100-plus scores in their innings to four. They declared at 673/7, and Kent were 147/2 at Stumps at The Oval. Daniel Bell-Drummond was unbeaten on 62 with Jack Leaning (31*) for company, the visiting side still trailing by 526 runs.

DIVISION TWO

Nottinghamshire vs Middlesex

Nottinghamshire declared their innings at 551/8, with Lyndon James becoming the second centurion in the innings. while Liam Patterson-White (50) and James Pattinson (35) also came up with useful knocks in Nottingham. Mark Stoneman scored a half-century for Middlesex but they were 106/4 at Stumps, with the majority of the Nottinghamshire bowlers pitching in.

Sussex vs Derbyshire

Starting the day at 339/5, Derbyshire finished with 551/8 decl. as Anuj Dal scored an unbeaten 146. Wayne Madsen was dismissed for 176, adding only five to his overnight score, but Anuj received support from Mark Watt (55*) as Derbyshire posted a hefty total. Mohammad Rizwan struck an unbeaten half-century in reply but Sussex were 142/3 at Stumps, still 409 runs behind.

Worcestershire vs Glamorgan

Joe Leach’s six-wicket haul helped Worcestershire bowl Glamorgan out for 139, with only Eddie Byrom (57) showing some fight. Forties from Jake Libby and Azhar Ali helped Worcestershire end the day at 147/6, leading by 279 runs.

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