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Derbyshire batter Shan Masood misses chance to reach thousand-run mark in first-class cricket

Derbyshire batsman Shan Masood misses out on the chance to reach the coveted thousand-run mark in first-class cricket after succumbing to a second cheap dismissal against local rivals Nottinghamshire

  • Shan Masood missed the chance to reach the thousand-run mark after being fired
  • Derbyshire batsman sacked cheaply against rivals Nottinghamshire
  • The Pakistan star failed to add to his tally of 884 runs at Trent Bridge

Shan Masood missed out on the chance to reach the coveted thousand-run mark in first-class cricket in late May after succumbing to a second cheap sacking for Derbyshire at local rivals Nottinghamshire.

Pakistan batting star Masood, one of the signings of the 2022 County Championship season, was unable to add to his tally of 844 runs when England bowler Stuart Broad earned a marginal lbw call in the first over from Derbyshire’s second inning at Trent Bridge.

The third-ball duck for the 32-year-old followed an 18-inning first-inning contribution as the visiting team struggled to avoid what would be its first loss under new coach Mickey Arthur.

Shan Masood missed the chance to reach the coveted 1,000-run mark after being fired

Shan Masood missed the chance to reach the coveted 1,000-run mark after being fired

Recent test call-up Harry Brook of Yorkshire and Ben Compton of Kent are the only other two players to have broken 800 runs in what has been a batsman-friendly start to the summer which opened up the possibility of someone becoming in the ninth player. in total and third since World War II to reach the 1,000-run milestone before June 1.

Although Compton (810) is behind Brook (840), he now appears to be the only challenger to the record books as he potentially has another entry for Kent against Northamptonshire today (Sunday) and could also feature in a First-Class Counties XI. against the New Zealanders on tour starting Thursday. Brook will report for the full England service on the final day of that meet.

Meanwhile, Keith Barker rose to the top of the list of Division One wicket-winners when half a dozen second-inning casualties at Taunton took him to 27 for the season and highlighted Hampshire County Championship title credentials. .

After contributing 36 at bat to help the visitors open a 69-run lead in the early innings, the left wing’s 6-of-27 helped Somerset get fired with the score level.

The Derbyshire batsman was sacked cheaply against local rivals Nottinghamshire

The Derbyshire batsman was sacked cheaply against local rivals Nottinghamshire

The 10-wicket win propelled James Vince to a fourth win in six tries, the first of which was an innings thrashing of the same opponents earlier in April, and three points off leaders Surrey.

Undefeated Yorkshire’s quest to inflict a second defeat of the campaign on reigning champions Warwickshire was hampered by third night resistance at Headingley from their former player Will Rhodes, while another county captain in Lancashire’s Dane Vilas showed a similar resistance struck half a century later, after Essex drew them together by just 103 for the first time at Emirates Old Trafford.

In Division Two, Ben Stokes finished with four wickets at Lord’s in his final appearance for Durham before opening his England captaincy era at the same ground next week, although Middlesex, who are leading the promotion chase, forced him to Throwing 2-11 overs for those rewards as they opened up a useful 72-run lead in the early innings.

Leicestershire, who have now played half of their 14 Division Two games this season, remain entrenched at the bottom of the table following a humiliating innings, 259-run loss to Worcestershire in three days.

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