• 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.

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