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Rogers shines in Middlesex draw Published: 14 September 2013

Rogers shines in Middlesex draw

Chris Rogers struck a fine century as Middlesex played out a draw with Nottinghamshire on the final day of their rain affected LV= County Championship match at Lord's.

Having lost the whole of day three to rain and bad light, a result in this game was never a plausible option as Middlesex resumed on 96/0 in their first innings still trailing Notts by 334 runs, after they had posted 430/7 before declaring.

But it did not stop the captain Rogers from notching up a century in just 142 balls as he passed three figures for the third time this season in the County Championship.

Andre Adams impressed for the visitors taking 4/98, including the wicket of Rogers for 108, while Joe Denly (63) and John Simpson (51 not out) both completed half centuries as Middlesex finished on 353/7 declared.

It was the final game of the season at Lord's for the Panthers who now head to title-chasing Yorkshire for their final County Championship match of their campaign next week.

Meanwhile, Notts will be back at Lord's next Saturday for their YB40 final clash with Glamorgan, which may feature their England duo of Stuart Broad and Graeme Swann after they were made available for the showpiece final by the ECB.

Notts Outlaws face Glamorgan at Lord's on Saturday 21 September in the finale of the 2013 season. Tickets are available to buy online now.


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