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Recent Match Report – Warwickshire vs Notts Group 1 2021



All results remain possible despite rain and bad light hampering second day at Edgbaston

Nottinghamshire 173 for 3 (Slater 77, Clarke 48*, Norwell 3-55) trail Warwickshire 341 (Rhodes 91, Lamb 67, Hain 61, Paterson 5-90) by 168 runs

A fascinating LV=Insurance County Championship game is evolving at Edgbaston where Group 1 leaders Nottinghamshire closed the second day on 173 for 3 in reply to the home side’s 341.

Despite the loss of most of the second session to bad light and drizzle, all results remain possible in a compelling contest between two sides in the thick of the quest for the top two spots.

Nottinghamshire seamer Dane Paterson finished with 5 for 90 but shared his side’s frustration at a merry stand of 52 between Bears last-wicket pair Liam Norwell, who was 30 not out from 37 balls, including three sixes, and Olly Hannon-Dalby with 26. They built on the diligence of Matt Lamb’s 67 to assure Warwickshire of a third batting point.
Norwell then troubled Nottinghamshire with the ball, taking all the three wickets to fall, including Ben Slater for an authoritative 77.

After Warwickshire resumed on 250 for 6, Paterson quickly added to the three wickets he picked up the previous evening when Danny Briggs nicked behind and was superbly caught by wicketkeeper Tom Moores.

Lamb reached an excellent half-century from 125 balls with his sixth four, driven through the covers, but lost another partner when Craig Miles lifted Luke Fletcher to point.


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