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Birmingham, Jul 3 - Jul 6 2017, Specsavers County Championship Division One
334 & 233
(71.1 ov, target 234)334 & 234/9
Middlesex won by 1 wicket
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• Jon Culley at Edgbaston

Middlesex sneak it to leave Warwickshire adrift

Middlesex sneaked a one-wicket win at Edgbaston and that leaves Warwickshire with a yawning gap of 48 points to safety in Division One of the Specsavers Championship

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Scorecard summary
Birmingham Bears334/10(105 overs)1st INNINGS
Rikki Clarke83 (139)
Matthew Lamb51 (125)
Tim Murtagh3/85(28)
Ryan Higgins2/38(19)
Middlesex334/10(94 overs)1st INNINGS
Stevie Eskinazi179 (243)
Dawid Malan39 (62)
Jeetan Patel3/29(16)
Rikki Clarke3/61(23)
Birmingham Bears233/10(69.4 overs)2nd INNINGS
Tim Ambrose44 (61)
Tom Helm5/59(15.4)
Dawid Malan2/25(10)
Middlesex234/9(71.1 overs)2nd INNINGS
Nick Compton49 (99)
Ryan Higgins45 (77)
Keith Barker2/39(16)
Jeetan Patel2/45(16)
71.1
3
Rankin to Murtagh, 3 runs
end of over 714 runs
Middx: 231/9CRR: 3.25 
Tim Murtagh2 (3)
Tom Helm12 (19)
Rikki Clarke20-4-58-2
Boyd Rankin11-0-58-2
70.6
1
Clarke to Murtagh, 1 run
70.5
1
Clarke to Helm, 1 run
70.4
Clarke to Helm, no run
70.3
1
Clarke to Murtagh, 1 run
70.2
Clarke to Murtagh, no run
70.1
1
Clarke to Helm, 1 run
end of over 705 runs • 1 wicket
Middx: 227/9CRR: 3.24 
Tom Helm10 (16)
Boyd Rankin11-0-58-2
Rikki Clarke19-4-54-2
69.6
W
Rankin to Rayner, OUT
Ollie Rayner lbw b Rankin 15 (45m 34b 2x4 0x6) SR: 44.12
69.5
Rankin to Rayner, no run
69.4
1
Rankin to Helm, 1 run
69.3
Rankin to Helm, no run
69.2
Rankin to Helm, no run
69.1
4
Rankin to Helm, FOUR runs
end of over 692 runs
Middx: 222/8CRR: 3.21 
Ollie Rayner15 (32)
Tom Helm5 (12)
Rikki Clarke19-4-54-2
Jeetan Patel16-6-45-2
68.6
Clarke to Rayner, no run
68.5
Clarke to Rayner, no run
68.4
1
Clarke to Helm, 1 run
68.3
1
Clarke to Rayner, 1 run
68.2
Clarke to Rayner, no run
68.1
Clarke to Rayner, no run
end of over 685 runs
Middx: 220/8CRR: 3.23 
Tom Helm4 (11)
Ollie Rayner14 (27)
Jeetan Patel16-6-45-2
Keith Barker16-4-39-2
67.6
4
Patel to Helm, FOUR runs
Match details
Edgbaston, Birmingham
Tossno toss
SeriesSpecsavers County Championship Division One
Season2017
Hours of play (local time)11am start, Lunch 13.00-13.40, Tea 15.40-16.00, Close 18.00
Match days03,04,05,06 July 2017 - day match (4-day match)
Umpires
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Graham Lloyd
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Neil Mallender
PointsMiddlesex 22, Warwickshire 6