County Championship: Keaton Jennings hits career-best 238 in Roses match

Keaton Jennings


Keaton Jennings batted for nine hours at Headingley
LV= County Championship Division One, Clean Slate Headingley (day two)
Lancashire 566-9 dec: Jennings 238, Croft 104; Bess 3-151
Yorkshire 53-2: Malan 23; Balderson 1-3
Yorkshire (1 pt) trail Lancashire (3 pts) by 513 runs
Match scorecard

Keaton Jennings completed a superb 238 to record Lancashire’s highest individual score in a Roses match during another dominant day against Yorkshire at Headingley.

The left-handed opener’s third career double century and his second against Yorkshire underpinned his side’s mammoth total of 566-9 declared on day two of the County Championship Division One match.

Having resumed on an overnight 288-3, the Red Rose punished sloppy fielding from Yorkshire who dropped a series of catches, including Jennings four times.

Lancashire declared after tea with their highest Roses total on the board before Yorkshire reached closed on 53-2.

Jennings fell just short of the highest individual score for either side in Roses…