Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

Cessford Impresses With Ball As Trott And Webb Hit Centuries

Cessford Impresses With Ball As Trott And Webb Hit Centuries

Worcestershire Seconds were on the receiving end of centuries from Jonathan Trott and Jonathon Webb on the opening day of the four-day friendly with Warwickshire Seconds at Barnt Green.

Warwickshire elected to bat on a flat pitch and reached 366-5 off 96 overs by the close of play.

Trott and Webb figured in a fourth wicket stand of 232 in 51 overs in taking their side from 104-3.

But the outcome might have been different had not Trott been dropped on 10 at mid on by Nick Harrison off Ross Whiteley.

Trott went onto make 130 off 186 balls with 20 fours in his 290 minute innings before before being dismissed by Graeme Cessford who was the pick of the Worcestershire bowlers.

Webb finished undefeated on 127 from 190 deliveries with one six and 13 fours.

Cessford finished with 2-59 from 24 overs while there was a wicket apiece for Graeme Whiles, Harrison and Whiteley.

Warwickshire Seconds first innings: Lewis c Oliver b Cessford 24, Coleman c Clarke b Harrison 30, Trott c D'Oliveira b Cessford 130, Evans c Clarke b Whiles 33, Webb not out 127, Javid c Clarke b Whiteley 17, Best not out 0. Extras 5. Total 366-5 (96 overs).

Bowling: Cessford 24-7-59-2, Whiles 15-2-74-1, Harrison 16-1-75-1, Whiteley 17-3-53-1, Choudhry 12-0-57-0, D'Oliveira 6-0-28-0, Pardoe 3-0-6-0, Hepburn 3-0-13-0.

FOW: 46, 54, 104, 336, 365.