Day 1 at Merchant Taylors' School and Middlesex are batting first.

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Day 1 Lunch: Middlesex 62-2 (Robson 22*, Malan 13*).

  • Gubbins 0, ct Rossington b Azharullah
  • Stirling 21, ct Wakely b Ali

Day 1 Tea: Middlesex 169-5 (Franklin 11*)

  • Malan 31, ct Wakely b Sanderson
  • Robson 75, ct Duckett b White
  • Higgins 16, lbw b Ali

Day 1 Close: Middlesex 271-6 (Robson 75, Eskinazi 62*)

  • Franklin 42, ct Wakely b Ali

FULL SCORECARD

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Following on from a good few days at the Kia Oval last week against Surrey, Middlesex will be playing a two-day friendly against Northamptonshire at Merchant Taylors' School, starting tomorrow, Wednesday 30 March.

Each day's play will consist of 96 overs of red ball cricket with an 11am start on both days. Middlesex will bat on Wednesday and Northamptonshire will bat on Thursday. (This is weather permitting & subject to change).

Middlesex have named the following 13-man squad to play in this pre-season friendly:

James Franklin (captain), Stephen Eskinazi (wk), James Fuller, Nick Gubbins, James Harris, Ryan Higgins, Dawid Malan, Ravi Patel, Ollie Rayner, Sam Robson, Toby Roland-Jones, Nathan Sowter, Paul Stirling.

This match is free entry to spectators, but please note that no catering facilities or seating is provided.