- Hampshire’s Specsavers County Championship match against Lancashire has been abandoned as a draw.
- No play was possible on days three or four as rain so the sides are now level on 117 points in the first division’s top three.
- Lancashire, who have a game in hand on Hampshire, are second having lost one less match.
- Leaders Essex extended the gap to 41 points by thrashing Yorkshire inside two days earlier this week.
- Umpires Stephen Gale and Jeremy Lloyds eventually called off the match off at 12:45 with heavy rain battering the south coast.