v Durham at Old Trafford May 14th 2006 C & G Trophy
in the Northern section of the C & G Trophy, Lancashire won the toss and decided
to bat on a cloudy day with no sign of blue sky at all. Click on an image for
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started well helped by a number of wides and noballs and Chilton and Loye were
was caught with this hit but as the fielder was over the boundary it was a six
and the score raced to 96 off 16 overs before Lancashire lost their first wicket-
that of Chilton for 19 - bowled by Harmison.
joined Loye and eventually Loye reached his 100 and Hodge his 50. After 37 overs
Lancs passed the 200 mark
was good to see Steve Harmison back bowling after his injury and at 211 Loye was
bowled by Killeen for 127
continued to pile on the runs with Hodge hitting a six before Law was out for
11 at 259. Chapple joined Hodge who passed his 100.
lost the wickets of Chapple and Hodge before reaching 307 for 5 off their 50 overs.
lost their first wicket at 64 when Maher was bowled and Chapple suffered two dropped
catches off consecutive balls.
trio of caught behinds off Chapple leave Durham 5 for 81 and struggling
and Breese (good names those) put together a stand to defy the Lancashire bowlers.
hits a six and almost loses the ball but then is caught on the boundary to make
Durham 7 for 142
Gibson out lbw to Cork and Harmison caught and bowled by Marshall Durham were
soon all out for 182 off 43.4 overs, Lancashire winning by 125 runs. Good news
too for the future, with Lancashire to stay at Old Trafford.