Persistent rain hits final day of Notts v Derbyshire

Persistent rain prevented any play before lunch on the final day of Nottinghamshire's Specsavers County Championship match at home to Derbyshire.

Monday, 5th June 2017, 12:20 pm
Updated Thursday, 8th June 2017, 3:30 pm
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The Trent Bridge covers remained firmly in place and the players were barely sighted as the wet weather squashed both sides ambitions of forcing a victory.

With little hope of things brightening up it seems that this match will be consigned to the record books as a draw, despite Derbyshire having the better of the first two days.

Notts fought back on the third day, though, making 313 for six, giving them a lead of 179.

Umpires Graham Lloyd and Patrick Gustard have instructed an early lunch to be taken at 12.30pm and will reassess afterwards.