County Championship: Haseeb Hameed hits 97 for Notts v Lancashire

Haseeb Hameed batting for Nottinghamshire


Nottinghamshire opener Haseeb Hameed fell three runs short of his 13th first-class century
LV= County Championship Division One, Trent Bridge (day two)
Lancashire 214: Hutton 5-66 & 98-1: Balderson 44*
Nottinghamshire 249: Hameed 97; Williams 3-31
Lancashire (3 pts) lead Notts (3 pts) by 63 runs
Match scorecard

Nottinghamshire’s Haseeb Hameed fell three runs short of a first century of the season before Lancashire took the upper hand on a rain-affected second day of their County Championship match at Trent Bridge.

England strike bowlers James Anderson and Stuart Broad both finished the day wicketless as Lancashire overturned a first-innings deficit of 35 to lead by 63 runs with nine second-innings wickets in hand.

Haseeb, who captained England Lions during the winter after hitting more than 1,200 first-class runs in 2022, missed out when he was lbw to Will Williams on 97, although it was thanks to his measured five-hour innings that Nottinghamshire, who had been 119-5 overnight, more than…