Close of Play

  • Thu, 03 Aug - day 1 - no play
  • Fri, 04 Aug - day 2 - Lancashire 1st innings 269/6 (A Tinsley 16*, GR Baker 4*)
  • Sat, 05 Aug - day 3 - Gloucestershire 2nd innings 77 (45.1 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