County Championship: Nottinghamshire take most bowling factors in opposition to Hampshire

Nottinghamshire bowler Dane Paterson

Nottinghamshire’s Dane Paterson has now taken 46 wickets in the County Championship this season
LV= County Championship Division One, Ageas Bowl, Southampton (day one):
Hampshire 226: Gubbins 54; Hutton 3-40, Paterson 3-52,
Nottinghamshire 29-1
Nottinghamshire (3 pts) trail Hampshire (1 pt) by 197 runs

Division One leaders Nottinghamshire claimed maximum bowling points but lost a key wicket late on day one against second-placed Hampshire.

After winning the toss and batting on a green-tinged pitch, Hampshire struggled with only Nick Gubbins (54) offering much resistance in their 226 all out.

Dane Paterson took 3-52 for Notts, including his 400th first-class wicket.

Notts were 29-1 at stumps, 197 behind with Haseeb Hammed – a late call-up after England duty – out for two.

Going into the penultimate match of the season with a 10-and-a-half-point lead over Hampshire and Yorkshire in the race for the County Championship title, Notts’ attack made the most of the bowler-friendly surface…