Showing news for Essex v Hampshire at Chelmsford, Jul 19-22, 2012
Essex v Hampshire, Chelmsford, 4th day
Jul 22, 2012: Adam Wheater fell trying to hit the winning boundary as Hampshire collected a thrilling two-run victory over Essex in their LV= County Championship Division Two clash at Chelmsford.
Essex v Hampshire, 3rd day, Chelmsford
Jul 21, 2012: On a day of two declarations, Essex and Hampshire were locked in an intriguing struggle for victory in their Championship match at Chelmsford
Essex v Hampshire, Chelmsford, 1st day
Jul 19, 2012: Opener Neil McKenzie batted throughout the day to inspire Hampshire on the opening day of their County Championship Division Two clash against Essex at Chelmsford.
The hosts' pace attack, with a combined experience of 31 Tests and 56 wickets, is a candidate for being their weakest ever, yet India cannot simply show up and expect to win
Also, losing ten-fors, and back to back Tests at Lord's
Stats highlights from the fourth day's play in Antigua where Ashwin's maiden five-wicket haul outside Asia bowled India to an innings victory
Stats highlights from the first day of the Antigua Test, where Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan stole the show from the hosts
One after another, the hosts' batsmen attempted questionable flicks and drives in their second innings, disregarding the drift and dip the offspinner was generating
Sri Lanka's lead spinner must feel like a bus driver in charge of a spluttering vehicle as the hosts strive to challenge a strong Australian side
There was enough logic in Alastair Cook's decision not to enforce the follow-on to make it understandable at worst and reasonable at best
Australia will be hoping that Mitchell Marsh grows from an emerging allrounder into a top-quality allrounder by the end of the Sri Lanka tour