No play possible at Chelmsford due to persistent rain showers

Essex v Nottinghamshire – LV Insurance County Championship – Cloudfm County Ground – Day Two – Summary

Nottinghamshire 248/6 (96.0 over)
Essex (Yet to bat)
Nottinghamshire won the toss and elected to bat

No play was possible on day two of Essex’s LV Insurance County Championship encounter with Nottinghamshire due to persistent rain.

Half-centuries from Lyndon James, skipper Steven Mullaney and Joe Clarke had given Nottinghamshire the edge on day one – Peter Siddle with 3/76 and Shane Snater, 2/35 the pick of the Essex attack.

Umpires Ian Blackwell and Neil Mallender eventually called time just before 4pm with sizable puddles having formed in areas of the ground. Play resumes on Saturday at 11am.

Essex: Nick Browne, Alastair Cook, Tom Westley (Capt), Michael Pepper, Paul Walter, Ryan ten Doeschate, Adam Wheater (WK), Simon Harmer, Peter Siddle, Sam Cook, Shane Snater

Nottinghamshire: Ben Slater, Ben Compton, Ben Duckett, Joe Clarke, Lyndon James, Steven Mullaney (Capt), Tom Moores (WK), Liam Patterson-White, Luke Fletcher, Dane Paterson, Brett Hutton

Officials: Ian Blackwell, Neil Mallender and Alec Swann

Brian Jeeves

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