Ben Slater fifty, Dane Paterson five-for preserve Nottinghamshire in compelling contest with Warwickshire
All outcomes stay doable regardless of rain and unhealthy gentle hampering second day at Edgbaston
Nottinghamshire 173 for 3 (Slater 77, Clarke 48*, Norwell 3-55) path Warwickshire 341 (Rhodes 91, Lamb 67, Hain 61, Paterson 5-90) by 168 runs
A captivating LV=Insurance coverage County Championship sport is evolving at Edgbaston the place Group 1 leaders Nottinghamshire closed the second day on 173 for 3 in reply to the house aspect’s 341.
Regardless of the lack of many of the second session to unhealthy gentle and drizzle, all outcomes stay doable in a compelling contest between two sides within the thick of the hunt for the highest two spots.
Nottinghamshire seamer Dane Paterson completed with 5 for 90 however shared his aspect’s frustration at a merry stand of 52 between Bears last-wicket pair Liam Norwell, who was 30 not out from 37 balls, together with three sixes, and Olly Hannon-Dalby with 26. They constructed on the diligence of Matt Lamb’s 67 to guarantee Warwickshire of a 3rd batting level.
Norwell then troubled Nottinghamshire with the ball, taking all of the three wickets to fall, together with Ben Slater for an authoritative 77.
After Warwickshire resumed on 250 for six, Paterson shortly added to the three wickets he picked up the earlier night when Danny Briggs nicked behind and was fantastically caught by wicketkeeper Tom Moores.
Lamb reached a wonderful half-century from 125 balls together with his sixth 4, pushed by the covers, however misplaced one other companion when Craig Miles lifted Luke Fletcher to level.
With acceleration wanted, Norwell received off the mark with a straight six off Fletcher however Paterson accomplished his five-for when Lamb edged into the cordon.
That third batting level gave the impression to be eluding Warwickshire once they wanted 5 runs from the final two balls of the one hundred and tenth over, from Paterson. However Hannon-Dalby nonchalantly flicked the primary to the fantastic leg boundary and elegantly drove the subsequent to the duvet fence.
The spectators beloved that and totally loved the 40 minutes of frolicksome batting that adopted because the tail-enders pissed off the bowlers till Hannon-Dalby edged Liam Patterson-White to slide.
Nottinghamshire’s reply reached six with out loss at lunch and, after a lot interference by unhealthy gentle and rain, 28 with out loss at tea. Haseeb Hameed and Slater then added 72 earlier than, second ball after one other transient delay, the previous left a Norwell providing that knocked out off-stump.
Norwell shortly added the scalp of Ben Duckett, lbw, and returned late within the day to finish a stand of 78 in 19 overs between Slater and Joe Clarke when the previous edged to wicketkeeper Michael Burgess.