DAY FOUR - RESULT

MIDDLESEX WIN BY AN INNINGS AND 48 RUNS

James Fuller and Ryan Higgins both picked up their fourth wickets after lunch to see Worcestershire Seconds bowled out for 325 in their second innings, to secure a comprehensive innings victory for Middlesex. Fuller finished with figures of 4 for 98 and Higgins with figures of 4 for 33. 

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DAY FOUR - LUNCH

WORCESTERSHIRE 2ND INNS: 241 FOR 8

Middlesex's Second Eleven closed in on an impressive and comprehensive innings victory over Worcestershire 2's on the morning of the final day at Kidderminster as they reduced their hosts to 241 for 8 at lunch. Worcestershire need a further 132 runs to even make Middlesex bat again. Ryan Higgins followed up his magnificent effort with the bat yesterday with three wickets this morning, and James Fuller, returning from a long term injury, also picked up three poles, as he makes a welcome return to the Middlesex attack, crucially returning in time for the season's run in. 

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DAY THREE - CLOSE OF PLAY

WORCESTERSHIRE 2ND INNS 143-3

Worcestershire trail Middlesex by 230 runs with seven 2nd innings wickets remaining. 

James Fuller, in his first game back after the injury he picked up in July, bowled 11 overs and took 1 for 29. The other two Worcestershire wickets were taken by Bruce and Sowter. Higgins, after his mammouth six hour plus innings, bowled 7 overs for just 13 runs. 

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TEA UPDATE

WORCESTERSHIRE 2ND INNS: 23 FOR 1

MIDDLESEX 1ST INNS: 670 for 5 dec 

WORCESTERSHIRE 1ST INNS: 297 All Out

An incredible session of cricket for Middlesex and for Ryan Higgins in particular, as the Zimbabwean youngster hit an unbeaten triple hundred before Middlesex declared on 670 for 5. His innings of 303* lasted six hours and thirty six minutes and he faced 295 balls, hitting 36 boundaries and 6 maximums. Whilst Higgins' knock was undoubtedly the highlight of the innings, young Tom Lace also brought up a personal milestone of his own, hitting his maiden hundred for Middlesex two's, hitting 112 off 164 balls. Worcestershire were put into bat before tea as Middlesex declared and lost an early wicket in their second innings, as Bruce took care of Kohler Cadmore for 9. The hosts reached 23 for 1 at tea, trailing by 350 runs.  

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DAY THREE - LUNCH UPDATE

MIDDLESEX 1ST INNS: 551 for 5

WORCESTERSHIRE 1ST INNS: 297 All Out

A brilliant unbeaten knock of 251* from Ryan Higgins and a maiden Middlesex Second XI hundred from Tom Lace (112) put on 260 runs for the fifth wicket as Middlesex built a commanding lead against Worcestershire 2's. Middlesex went in for lunch on day three leading by 254 runs on 551 for 5. 

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DAY TWO - CLOSE OF PLAY

MIDDLESEX 1ST INNS: 358 for 4

WORCESTERSHIRE 1ST INNS: 297 All Out

A superb day two at Kidderminster sees Middlesex finish on 358 for 4, with Ryan Higgins reaching a magnificent 141*. Middlesex lead Worcestershire by 61 runs at the game's half way stage. 

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DAY TWO - TEA UPDATE

MIDDLESEX 1ST INNS: 250 for 3 

WORCESTERSHIRE 1ST INNS: 297 All Out

Another great session for the Middlesex batsmen, as they move on to 250 for 3 in the afternoon session. Both Max Holden (66) and Robbie White (64) reached solid half centuries, however the afternoon belonged to Ryan Higgins, who smashed a rapid 85 not out off 96 balls as Middlesex chase down their hosts first innings total. Middlesex will resume after tea trailing by just 47 runs with seven wickets in hand. 

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DAY TWO - LUNCH UPDATE

MIDDLESEX 1ST INNS: 108 FOR 1

WORCESTERSIRE 1ST INNS: 297 All Out

Another good session for Middlesex, as they take their first innings score to 108 for 1 at lunch on day two. Cameron Steel was the only wicket to fall this morning, going for 26. Max Holden, who has reached his half century, and Robbie White, will resume after lunch on 52* and 25* respectively. The deficit currently stands at 189 runs with Middlesex having nine wickets in hand.

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DAY ONE - CLOSE OF PLAY REPORT

WORCESTERSHIRE 1ST INNS: 297 All out

MIDDLESEX 1ST INNS: 1 for 0

Middlesex finished the opening day of this four day friendly with the initiative, having dismissed their hosts for just 297 in their first innings. Arthur Godsal was the pick of the Middlesex bowlers, picking up 3 for 49 from an impressive 19 overs, whilst both George Scott and Jack Bruce picked up a brace of wickets each. With just two overs remaining at the end of the day to bat out, openers Max Holden and Cameron Steel saw Middlesex to the close without any damage inflicted.

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DAY ONE - LUNCH UPDATE

WORCESTERSHIRE 91-4

The Middlesex bowlers have taken four wickets in the morning session; Jack Bruce has bowled fantastically well, with figures of 8-6-9-2. Arthur Godsal and George Scott were the other wicket takers. 

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Worcestershire 2nd XI have won the toss and elected to bat first. 

The Middlesex 2nd XI team is as follows: 

Max Holden
Cameron Steel
George Scott
Robbie White
Martin Andersson
Tom Lace
Don Manuwelge
Nathan Sowter
Jack Bruce
Arthur Godsal
Thilan Walallawita