Close of Play

  • Thu, 13 Jul - day 1 - Gloucestershire 1st innings 66/1 (WG Grace 15*, JR Painter 44*)
  • Fri, 14 Jul - day 2 - Lancashire 2nd innings 215/6 (A Ward 100*, SM Crosfield 12*)
  • Sat, 15 Jul - day 3 - Gloucestershire 2nd innings 88 (51 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