Specsavers County Championship – Division 1 – Team of Week One

The County Championship is up and running. The opening day fixtures delivered some of the memorable moments of the season already. Hampshire and Somerset won their opening games with Nottinghamshire and Yorkshire sharing the points.

The results:

Hampshire v. Essex: Hampshire won by an innings and 87 runs | HAM-24 | ESX-1 |

Nottinghamshire v. Yorkshire: Match Drawn | NOT-12 | YOR-9 |

Somerset v. Kent: Somerset won by 74 runs | SOM-19 | KEN-4 |

The games:

Hampshire v. Essex: Inns 1: HAM- 525/8d (130.5 overs) | Inns 2: ESX- 164/10 (58.3 overs) | Inns 3: ESX (f.o)- 274/9 (89.1 overs) |

Most Runs: Sam Northeast of Hampshire (169 runs of 255 balls)

Most Wickets: Fidel Edwards of Hampshire (8 wickets for 100 of 31.3 overs)

Nottinghamshire v. Yorkshire: Inns 1: NOT- 408/10 (120.3 overs) | Inns 2: YOR- 291/10 (82.3 overs) | Inns 3: NOT- 329/5d (70 overs) | Inns 4: YOR- 277/2 (78.2 overs) |

Most Runs: Joe Clarke of Nottinghamshire (209 runs off 315 balls)

Most Wickets: Duanne Olivier of Yorkshire (7 wickets for 162 off 42 overs)

Somerset v. Kent: Inns 1: SOM- 171/10 (48 overs) | Inns 2: KEN- 209/10 (73.5 overs) | Inns 3: SOM- 243/10 (71.3 overs) | Inns 4: KEN- 131/10 (46 overs) |

Most Runs: Tom Abell of Somerset (79 runs off 173 balls)

Most Wickets: Mitchell Claydon of Kent (9 wickets for 112 off 30 overs)

Team of the Week:

Ben Slater (NOT) | Adam Lyth (YOR) | Joe Root (YOR) | Joe Clarke (NOT) | Sam Northeast (HAM) | Ravi Bopara (ESX) | Ollie Robinson (wk) (KEN) | Mitchell Claydon (KEN) | Lewis Gregory (SOM) | Fidel Edwards (HAM) | Duanne Olivier (YOR) |

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