Notts fight hard against Yorkshire at Trent Bridge

Nottinghamshire fought hard on the final morning of their LV= County Championship match against Yorkshire at Trent Bridge.

Wednesday, 22nd April 2015, 1:17 pm

Beginning the day on 74 for three, they resisted the reigning Champions to reach lunch on 156 for five, an overall advantage of 143.

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Samit Patel, short of runs so far this season, survived a confident lbw shout from the first ball he faced but then reeled off a succession of straight and extra cover drives to reach an unbeaten 36 at the interval, with Riki Wessels on 8 not out.

Will Gidman, who had batted out of position as nightwatchman on the third evening, lasted for a further 45 minutes before being drawn into nicking Steven Patterson behind.

The other wicket to fall was that of James Taylor, who had battled his way to 35 before playing a shot totally out of character in lifting Will Rhodes into the hands of substitute fielder Moin Ashraf, down at long leg.