Hampshire and Lancashire remains evenly poised-ZoomTech News

Keaton Jennings scored 1,163 runs from 19 video games in all competitions for Lancashire final summer time
Vitality County Championship Division One, Utilita Bowl (day two)
Hampshire: 367: Dawson 86, Prest 85; Lyon 3-110
Lancashire: 233-4: Jennings 85*, Wells 55
Hampshire (4 pts) lead Lancashire (3pts) by 134 runs
Match scorecard

Keaton Jennings put behind his disappointment at lacking out on England’s Check tour to India by starting his County Championship marketing campaign with an unbeaten 85.

Lancashire ended the day on 233-4, 134 runs behind Hampshire’s first-innings complete of 367 on a placid Utilita Bowl pitch.

Jennings and Luke Wells gave Lancashire a stable basis and the latter wanted simply 65 balls to succeed in his half-century – the 68th of his profession.

Wells fell to finish an 87-run partnership, of which he had notched up 55 when he clipped Mohammad Abbas to Tom Prest at quick midwicket.

Jennings was dropped at level on 36 by Nick Gubbins earlier than slowly closing in on a 57th first-class half-century – which ultimately arrived in 122 balls.

Josh Bohannon made 30 out of 38 with Jennings earlier than chopping James Fuller onto his personal stumps.

Jennings then teamed up with George Balderson in an 86-run stand however Balderson recklessly slogged to deep midwicket for 38 earlier than Tom Bruce was brilliantly caught at first slip by Liam Dawson to present Ian Holland two wickets in two balls to show the momentum.

George Bell narrowly averted edging the hat-trick ball earlier than surviving to the shut with Jennings.

Earlier, Hampshire added 62 runs to their in a single day rating as they prolonged their first innings by an hour and a half, with three batting factors pocketed.

Dawson had gone to mattress on 61 and continued to tick together with Holland and Fuller in 38 and 45-run partnerships.

Holland fell leg earlier than to Will Williams earlier than Fuller edged a drive off Wells to Jennings at first slip, whereas Dawson fell for 86 to a wise catch behind off Tom Bailey.

Nathan Lyon accomplished the innings when Kyle Abbott was caught at lengthy on by Jennings – the Australian ending with 3-110 from 38.1 overs.

Report provided by the ECB Reporters’ Community

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