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Glamorgan v Warwickshire at Edgbaston

(PPP Healthcare County Championship)    

3-6 May           2nd division

Match drawn



Glamorgan did well to hang on to the draw in the end in this PPP Healthcare County Championship match at Edgbaston.  Warwickshire, after winning the toss, batted solidly for the first 2 days amassing 551-6 declared, with Nick Knight scoring his career best of 233.  Steve Watkin took 3 wickets, to no avail.  Glamorgan would have to score 402 to avoid the follow on.  They closed at stumps on day 2 on 64 for 0 wicket, and James and Elliott advanced the score to 203 before the first wicket fell, Elliott for 117, in his first championship innings for Glamorgan.  Glamorgan, closing day 3 on 387 for 7, required just 15 more runs, but this morning, James finally went for 166, and Glamorgan collapsed 2 runs short to avoid the follow on.  They batted out to 194 for 6, with Adrian shaw hitting an unbeaten 56, and Maynard helped with 52.  Glamorgan pick up 10 points for the draw, 4 for the result, 4 for batting bonus points, and 2 bowling points.


Warwickshire      1st innings        551/6 dec. (150 overs)

Powell c Shaw b Watkin 73

Knight b Watkin 233

Ostler c Shaw b Jones 24

Hemp c James b Thomas 32

Penney b Watkin 85

Smith c Watkin b Croft 31

Welch not out 35

Giles not out 4


Extras 34


Bowling: Watkin 35-7-97-3, Thomas 30-4-119-1, Jones 28-1-106-1, Dale 13-1-356-0, Croft 41-11-136-1, Elliott 3-0-13-0




Glamorgan        1st innings        400 all out        (130 overs)   Avoid follow on target:402        


Elliott c & b Powell 117

James c Piper b Giles 166

Dale c Knight b Giles 24

Maynard b Giles 1

Powell c Piper b Richardson 10

Law c Welch b Giles 4

Shaw lbw b Giddins 10

Croft c Ostler b Welch 16

Thomas c & b Giddins 15

Jones c Ostler b Giles 0

Watkin not out 4


Extras 33


Glamorgan          2nd innings (following on)        194/6    (94 overs)

Elliott lbw b Giddins 37

James c & b Richardson 0

Dale c Ostler b Giles 13

Maynard c Knight b Smith 52

Powell c Hemp b Richardson 18

Law c Ostler b Giles 1

Shaw not out 56

Croft not out 2


Extras 15


Warwickshire 12 points

Glamorgan 10 points


Match drawn