Close of Play

  • Mon, 29 May - day 1 - Gloucestershire 1st innings 181/5 (WG Grace 82*, AJH Luard 35*)
  • Tue, 30 May - day 2 - Gloucestershire 2nd innings 86/1 (JJ Ferris 31*, OG Radcliffe 36*)
  • Wed, 31 May - day 3 - Middlesex 2nd innings 119 (45.2 ov) - end of match

County Championship News

  • No benefit for Bertie

    Before players were paid regular wages, the benefit match was their best bet for a comfortable retirement. But it didn't turn out that way for this Somerset bowler

  • The raining champions

    On the last day of what has, until the last fortnight, been a wretchedly wet domestic season, we look back to a year when the weather robbed Hampshire of the Championship