Hampshire Cricket History


28 June: Day Three Under Lights
June 28, 2017, 10:16 am
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The weather’s not promising is it – so a bit more to ‘chew on’:

With pink balls, the Ageas Bowl has so far produced the slowest scoring. Apart from Somerset, only Warwicks, still batting, are (slightly) slower than Hampshire:

Hants 2.39 per over v Somerset 2.26

Middx 4.15 v Essex 2.94

Lancs 3.39 v Warwicks 2.37* (but today ended on 2.41, so just faster than Hants)

Surrey 4.48 v Yorks 2.49

In Div Two, rates are generally faster: Worcs, Sussex & Gloucs are all in excess of four runs per over; Durham, Notts & Northants more than 3.5; Derbys & Kent three plus, leaving Leics 2.62 and Glams 2.53.

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I’ve just seen a midday forecast on BBC which suggests to me that – given how wet everything is already – it can’t be that likely that there will be (much?) play today. Tomorrow looks better, but not necessarily free from showers.

Comment by pompeypop

With our current form probably better to take the points from a draw!

Comment by Peter Jeffs

did stop raining for a while but has now started again.
doubtful if we will get any play but will keep you informed.
great breakfast at Beefys

Comment by John white

James will be pleased to hear that last bit! Cheers John

Comment by pompeypop

Indeed I am but I will wait for the lead story in the cricket news section of our official website entitled “Ageas Bowl announcer enjoys sumptuous breakfast at recently re-themed Beefy’s”.

Comment by James




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