Hampshire seal win over Nottinghamshire to move second in Division One

An impressive all-round bowling effort helped Hampshire seal an emphatic 244-run victory over Nottinghamshire in their County Championship clash at Newport.


Requiring eight wickets to claim their third Division One win of the season, Keith Barker got the hosts off to an ideal start – trapping Matthew Carter lbw for 23 four overs into the day.

Under testing conditions, Joe Clarke was caught behind for a 20-ball duck as quick Kyle Abbott picked up his first wicket of the innings and Fidel Edwards then got into the thick of the action when he had Jake Libby (17) caught.

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Chris Nash was the only batsman to offer any real resistance, bringing up his third Championship half-century of the season but Abbott pinned him in front for 60 as Notts continued to crumble.

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