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Report: Yorkshire 2nd XI v Warwickshire 2nd XI (Day 2)

— 11 May 2017


Three sumptuous boundary fours in the 1st over set the tone for the morning session as 172 runs were scored for the loss of 2 wickets in 34 overs.

Alex Lees and Will Rhodes extended their partnership to 169 from 219 balls before Will was bowled for 76 from 120 balls with 10 fours and a maximum. Alex had earlier reached his century from 122 balls with 16 fours and 2 sixes and at lunch was 120 no as we had reached 227-4.

Alex fell shortly after lunch for 125. We lost three quick wickets to leave us 298-7, despite 43 from Andrew Hodd, and were indebted to a 9th wicket partnership of 61 in 70 balls between Jack Brooks and James Wainman. Yorkshire all out for 388 with a lead of 94.

Josh Shaw struck early to remove Umeed for 1 and Ryan Sidebottom also had first innings centurion, Westwood lbw for 3. 9-2 became 15-3 and then 21-4 however a 5th wicket stand of 91 in 129 balls was only broken on what transpired to be the last ball of the day and Warwickshire closed at 112-5 a lead of 18. Banks was the last man dismissed making 72 from 84 with 12 fours and 2 sixes.

John Virr