rss
0

County cricket: Somerset v Yorkshire, Lancashire v Surrey and more – live!

Where’s Wally?

The players ages warming up and the weather is set fair for the final day of our @CountyChamp match with @surreycricket resuming their first innings on 231-9 at 11am. #LANvSUR pic.twitter.com/TFvzzoUm3j

And good morning from Old Trafford for the final day of this, the third round of Championship matches. An impatient wind is rattling the flags on top of the pavilion but a yellow orb is occasionally visible through the northern cloud cover. There should be play here all day but prospects round the country are mixed as the deluge hits.

Already Northants v Durham has been called off -the first game completely lost at Wantage Road since 1981. They’re not expecting any play at all at Lord’s, it is very wet at Hove for the nailbiter, and cold, damp and windy at Hampshire - dropping a catch in the slips yesterday could be all the action Alastair Cook gets in his comeback match. Play due to start on time at Grace Road and Worcester, where the chill is nowt to match the day in 1900 when Charles Corden wore 11 sweaters.

It's another cold day but not as severe as May 1900 when Andrew Thomas - author of Pears 150 - reports that Charles Corden wore ELEVEN sweaters fielding for Worcs v London County at New Road!

Continue reading...

About the Author

Comments are closed.