Daily Mail UK – Nottinghamshire required just an hour and three quarters on the fourth morning of the Specsavers County Championship game at Chelmsford to beat Essex by 301 runs.

Summary

  • Nottinghamshire required just an hour and three quarters on the fourth morning of the Specsavers County Championship game at Chelmsford to beat Essex by 301 runs.
  • The 23 points gained from their fourth success at the halfway point of the season lifted Notts above Essex and Somerset into second place in Division One, 13 points behind leaders Surrey.
  • Matt Milnes, in only his third first-class match, claimed best figures of four for 44 and two of the six wickets in the morning’s play as Essex added just 51 runs to their overnight score to fall well short of their target of 441.
  • Worcestershire celebrated their first County Championship win of the season after they overcame Lancashire by 202 runs despite a superb century from Keaton Jennings at Blackfinch New Road.
  • In their pursuit of a championship record fourth-innings target of 519, Warwickshire eventually succumbed soon after tea despite posting a county record fourth innings score of 445.


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