Author Archive for Simon Burnton at Lord's


Middlesex v Somerset, Lancashire v Sussex: County Championship – live!

County Championship updates from day two of round oneRuns for Robson as Middlesex and Somerset make chilly startSend thoughts to Simon on email, Twitter or comment BTL 12.24pm BST “You don’t often have two seam bowlers in a side who both made their fir…


Runs for Robson as Middlesex and Somerset make chilly start to season

Middlesex 293-8 v SomersetFormer England opener makes 165 on opening dayAs the clock struck 11 and around the country play got under way on the opening day of the County Championship, at Lord’s the hover cover settled gently on to the wicket like a pri…


Essex v Worcestershire, Middlesex v Somerset: County Championship – live!

Live updates as first-class county action returnsCounty Championship: our team-by-team guideAnd you can mail Simon, tweet him or post BTL 12.57pm BST Two hours in, 25 wickets down. Every team is at least two down, with Hampshire the first batting team …