Mick Newell spoke of his frustration after Nottinghamshire CCC failed to defeat Middlesex despite a dominant display.
Adam Voges fought hard in his first match as Middlesex captain and Nick Compton, who hopes to replace him when he leaves for Australia’s tour of the West Indies next month, even harder to frustrate Nottinghamshire after three days of supremacy at Lord’s.
Australia batsman Adam Voges made an unbeaten 66 in his first match as Middlesex captain to keep alive his side’s hopes of salvaging a draw against Nottinghamshire at Lords.
Nick Gubbins and Nick Compton today defied Nottinghamshire until the last over before lunch with a second wicket partnership of 132 as Middlesex battled to salvage a draw after being outplayed for three days at Lord’s.
Nottinghamshire’s director of cricket Mick Newell says his first-team squad will ‘relish’ playing two Royal London One-Day Cup 50-over matches at Welbeck CC this summer – the first time the club will have played home games at an outground in the county for 17 years.
A toiling Middlesex attack made Nottinghamshire work for their runs in the Lord’s sunshine but they could not prevent them from reaching 329/7 – an intimidating lead of 446 – by tea on the third afternoon.
Nottinghamshire seamer Harry Gurney believes the enviable bowling resources make them title contenders this season.
Nottinghamshire took control on the second day against Middlesex, reducing their hosts to 158 for seven at tea at Lord’s after taking five wickets in the afternoon session.
Sam Robson held Middlesex’s top order together with an unbeaten 35 as Nottinghamshire’s seamers fought back after they had been dismissed for 298 on the second day at Lord’s.
Samit Patel feels he is at the peak of his career after signing a new three-year deal with Nottinghamshire CCC.
Nottinghamshire’s cricketing community has joined the sporting world in paying tribute to legendary Australian cricketer and commentator Richie Benaud, who has died at 84.
Nottinghamshire fast bowler Andy Carter will join Glamorgan on a month’s loan ahead of the opening round of LV= County Championship fixtures starting on Sunday.
Wayne Madsen believes he can play his way in to the England side if he can hit ‘big runs’ this summer.
Nottinghamshire batsman Alex Hales says he is looking forward to getting back playing for his county after a frustrating winter,