Tejas Rathi
Tejas Rathi
Author ∙ Sep 22 2022, 7:00 PM

County Championship Division One Round-up: 22 September


image-l8dmzrm3Tom Price and Zafar Gohar (PC: Twitter)

The County Championship Division One witnessed four matches being played on Thursday (22 September). Here's a brief report on the action that transpired in the Oval, Bristol, Southampton and Taunton. 

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Surrey vs Yorkshire

At the start of the day's proceedings, Yorkshire were at 89/2, still trailing by 65 runs at the Oval. The proficient bowling attack of Surrey took wickets in quick succession to put the visitors under the pump. 


In the end, Dom Bess's valiant knock of 43 off 71 balls helped Yorkshire to finish on 209 and set a target of 55. The Aussie pacer Daniel Worrall was the most successful bowler for the hosts with four wickets.

Then, the skipper Rory Burns (30*) and Ryan Patel (19*) completed the chase in a matter of six overs. In this pursuit, they have already lifted the title of Division One, with their last fixture being a formality. 

Brief Scores:

Surrey (1st innings) - 333/10

Ollie Pope 136 (131), Jordan Clark 55 (111);
Steven Patterson 4/69, Ben Coad 3/41

Surrey (2nd innings) - 55/0

Rory Burns 30* (16), Ryan Patel 19* (21);

Yorkshire (1st innings) - 179/10

Tom Kohler-Cadmore 55 (75), Jonathan Tattersall 45 (78);
Tom Lawes 4/31, Jordan Clark 2/42

Yorkshire 2nd innings (Following on) - 208/10

Adam Lyth 46 (99), Dom Bess 43 (71);
Daniel Worrall 4/61, Jamie Overton 2/22

Day 3 - Surrey won by 10 wickets 


Gloucestershire vs Warwickshire

Warwickshire resumed Day 3 on 58/5, with Jacob Bethell and Alex Davies at the crease. Soon,  Bethell and Danny Briggs were dismissed in the first 30 minutes by the extraordinary piece of bowling by Tom Price. 


Afterwards, Henry Brookes added 43 for the seventh wicket, before Alex Davies made his way back to the hut for a well-compiled 60 off 90 balls. Soon, Price took two more, to finish with superlative figures of 8/27 and Warwickshire were all-out for 128. 

Chasing 148, Gloucestershire were rocked by four quick strikes, courtesy Jayant Yadav and Oliver Hannon-Dalby. Nevertheless, the contributions from Chris Dent (64) and Graeme van Buuren (49) helped them to seal the game by three wickets. 

Brief Scores:

Warwickshire (1st innings) - 274/10

Dominic Sibley 120 (280), Danny Briggs 65 (110);
Zafar Gohar 5/64, Ajeet Dale 2/43

Warwickshire (2nd innings) - 128/10

Alex Davies 60 (90), Henry Brookes 32 (52);
Tom Price 8/27, Zafar Gohar 1/38

Gloucestershire (1st innings) - 255/10

Jack Taylor 71 (106), Zafar Gohar 55 (82);
Jayant Yadav 5/90, Danny Briggs 3/79

Gloucestershire (2nd innings) - 149/7

Chris Dent 64 (145), Graeme van Buuren 49 (63);
Jayant Yadav 4/47, Oliver Hannon-Dalby 2/26

Day 3 - Gloucestershire won by 3 wickets



Hampshire vs Kent

image-l8dn2igzNathan Gilchrist (PC: Twitter)

Hampshire were at 105/4 at the start of Day 3, and needed 273 more runs to win the match. The dismissals of Joe Weatherley and Ben Brown by Nathan Gilchrist hurt their chances in the first hour of play. 

Afterwards, James Vince (73) and James Fuller (78*) were terrific to add 90 runs for the eighth wicket, which kept the team in the hunt. However, they lost the game by 77 runs, which also quashed their hopes of a Championship victory. 

Brief Scores:

Kent (1st innings) - 165/10

Ben Compton 63 (161), Joey Evison 34 (67);
Kyle Abbott 4/64, Mohammad Abbas 3/29

Kent (2nd innings) - 269/10

Jack Leaning 112 (178), Daniel Bell-Drummond 40 (56);
Mohammad Abbas 4/68, James Fuller 3/44

Hampshire (1st innings) - 57/10

Ian Holland 19 (34), Keith Barker 13 (10);
Matt Quinn 6/23, Harry Podmore 2/11

Hampshire (2nd innings) - 300/10

Joe Weatherley 54* (99), Felix Organ 37 (78);
Matt Quinn 2/26, Harry Podmore 1/23

Day 3 - Kent won by 77 runs


Somerset vs Northamptonshire

Northants were at 184/6, and were trailing by 205 runs at the start of Day 3. The bowling all-rounder Tom Taylor was terrific for the team with an unbeaten 60 to help the team in finishing on a total of 265. Craig Overton was the pick of the bowlers with a five-for to secure a 124-run lead for Somerset. 


In response, Tom Lammonby and Imam Ul Haq (52) added 101 runs for the first wicket. Afterwards, Tom Abell delivered a belligerent knock of 112* off 93 balls, while Lammonby is unbeaten on 101, with Somerset ending the Day on 277/1. 

Brief Scores:

Somerset (1st innings) - 389/10

Tom Abell 111 (179), George Bartlett 62 (126);
Rob Keogh 4/99, Jack White 1/51

Somerset (2nd innings) - 277/1

Tom Abell 112* (93), Tom Lammonby 101* (231);
Rob Keogh 1/72

Northamptonshire (1st innings) - 265/10

Will Young 85 (153), Tom Taylor 60 (99)
Craig Overton 5/38, Josh Davey 3/54

Day 3 - Somerset lead by 401 runs


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