RSS feeds from ecb.co.uk

LV County Championship news RSS

Sodden outfield prevents play at Cheltenham

Essex CCC

Click here for exclusive match highlights from every day's play, latest scores, reports, news and interviews during the LV= County Championship campaign

There was no play on day three of the LV= County Championship match between Gloucestershire and Essex at Cheltenham.

Although the weather had been dry, so much rain fell the previous day that there was not sufficient chance for the soaked outfield to recover.

With the sun shining and some people in the crowd expressing displeasure over the wait for play, the umpires invited one spectator onto the playing area to see for himself that conditions were unfit. The abandonment of play soon followed at 3pm.

Gloucestershire were due to resume their first innings on 284 for four.

Want to know what's happening at your county? Interested in how your rivals are faring? Look no further than ecb.co.uk's county-by-county page

County highlights

Jon Lewis promo

Watch highlights from every LV= County Championship match all summer - plus weekly round-ups of the best of the action in Divisions One and Two

Latest county interviews

David Wainwright promo

Watch all the latest interviews from your county and across the county game on ECB Video

Get our free apps

Apps Promo

Download the ECB Cricket app for iPhone, Android, BlackBerry or Nokia phones and get live scores, news, video and other services on the move