• BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    lbw b Andrew
    87
    135
    169
    10
    2
    64.44
    c Mitchell b Morris
    0
    5
    65
    0
    0
    0.00
    c Fell b Andrew
    0
    6
    5
    0
    0
    0.00
    c Mitchell b Shantry
    43
    59
    83
    7
    0
    72.88
    lbw b Shantry
    10
    22
    20
    1
    0
    45.45
    c Mitchell b Andrew
    30
    73
    76
    6
    0
    41.09
    c Fell b Andrew
    83
    103
    146
    12
    0
    80.58
    b Shantry
    0
    3
    6
    0
    0
    0.00
    not out
    14
    35
    46
    2
    0
    40.00
    c †Cox b Andrew
    26
    56
    42
    3
    0
    46.42
    c Oliver b Shantry
    5
    15
    19
    0
    0
    33.33
    Extras
    9 (b 1, lb 6, nb 2)
    TOTAL
    307 all out (85.1 Overs, RR: 3.6)
    Fall of wickets: 1-2 (WMH Rhodes, 1.4 ov), 2-3 (CA Pujara, 2.5 ov), 3-111 (RM Pyrah, 24.3 ov), 4-127 (JA Leaning, 30.4 ov), 5-172 (AZ Lees, 46.1 ov), 6-186 (AJ Hodd, 53.2 ov), 7-193 (SA Patterson, 54.3 ov), 7-217 (RJ Sidebottom, 61.5 ov), 8-274 (JA Brooks, 75.5 ov), 9-293 (K Carver, 80.5 ov), 10-307 (TT Bresnan, 85.1 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    GM Andrew21.148554.0100
    CAJ Morris1437015.0000
    JD Shantry2356542.8200
    SMSM Senanayake1824702.6101
    MM Ali903303.6600

Close of Play

  • Sun, 12 Apr - day 1 - Worcestershire 1st innings 264/8 (GM Andrew 42*, SMSM Senanayake 0*, 82 ov)
  • Mon, 13 Apr - day 2 - Yorkshire 1st innings 298/9 (TT Bresnan 78*, RJ Sidebottom 10*, 82 ov)
  • Tue, 14 Apr - day 3 - Yorkshire 2nd innings 105/0 (17 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Brooks and Patterson set up three-day win

    Having conceded a first-innings lead of four runs and handicapped by the absence of Ryan Sidebottom with a calf injury, Yorkshire's seamers performed as well as ever they did in their title-winning summer

  • Bird chides England over non-playing Yorkshire contingent

    As England's batsmen struggled in the West Indies, Dickie Bird has railed strongly against the policy of selecting players for an England tour, only to leave them wearing bibs and ferrying drinks while their county plays important Championship matches

  • Lees leads fight for weakened Yorkshire

    Yorkshire's batsmen, led by skipper Alex Lees and Tim Bresnan, battled hard and successfully to all but match Worcestershire's very decent first-innings 311

  • Fell hundred keeps champions at bay

    Yorkshire began their defence of the title at Worcester and were repelled by a composed hundred by Tom Fell