Manchester, Jul 31 - Aug 3 2009, County Championship Division One
181 & 354/4
Match drawn
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Rudolph and Gale defy Lancashire

Centuries from Jacques Rudolph and Andrew Gale on the final day enabled Yorkshire to escape with a draw, in the face of some disappointing Lancashire bowling

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Scorecard summary
Yorkshire181/10(52.3 overs)1st INNINGS
Andrew Gale54 (93)
Joe Sayers34 (78)
Tom Smith6/46(13)
Sajid Mahmood3/57(14.3)
Lancashire489/5(138 overs)1st INNINGS
Mal Loye146 (234)
VVS Laxman109 (207)
Adil Rashid2/126(27)
Tim Bresnan1/90(34)
Yorkshire354/4(104.4 overs)2nd INNINGS
Jacques Rudolph127 (280)
Andrew Gale121 (173)
Tom Smith2/62(18)
Gary Keedy1/132(40)

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Match details
Old Trafford, Manchester
TossYorkshire, elected to bat first
SeriesCounty Championship Division One
Hours of play (local time)11am start, Lunch 13.00-13.40, Tea 15.40-16.00, Close 18.00
Match days31 July, 1,2,3 August 2009 - day (4-day match)
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Jeremy Lloyds
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Mark Benson
PointsYorkshire 5, Lancashire 12