LV= County Championship - News
A James Hildreth century and another key innings from Marcus Trescothick saw Somerset into a strong position at the end of the first day of their LV= County Championship match against Warwickshire at Taunton.
A century from Riki Wessels enabled Nottinghamshire to take the upper hand on the opening day of their vital LV= County Championship match against relegation-threatened Hampshire at Trent Bridge.
LV= County Champions Yorkshire came up against a keen bowling attack in their match against Sussex at Headingley but half-centuries from Gary Ballance and Adil Rashid guided them to 241 for seven by the close of a first day interrupted by showers.
Fast bowler Shannon Gabriel launched Worcestershire’s farewell to LV= County Championship Division One by upsetting Middlesex’s match towards the runners-up spot in the final match of the season at New Road.
Leicestershire’s teenage all-rounder Zak Chappell wrote his name in the county’s record books despite falling four runs short of a century on his first-class debut in the LV= County Championship Division Two match against Derbyshire at the 3aaa County Ground.