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Warwickshire v Middlesex: Middlesex chase 234 to win at Edgbaston

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Specsavers County Championship Division One, Edgbaston (day three):Warwickshire 334 & 233: Trott 99; Helm 5-59Middlesex 334 & 36-2: Malan 19*, Compton 17*Middlesex require another 198 runs with eight wickets remaining Warwickshire 5 pts, Middlesex 6 ptsScorecardMiddlesex lost two early wickets as they were set a target of 234 to beat winless Warwickshire at Edgbaston.Resuming their first innings on 302-6, Middlesex were all out for 334, matching the Bears’ total.Warwickshire struggled with the bat, as seam bowler Tom Helm took 5-59, but former England batsman Jonathan Trott’s 99 helped them to 233 all out.

Middlesex lost Sam Robson and first-innings centurion Stevie Eskinazi for ducks as they closed on 36-2.Dawid Malan will resume on 19, alongside opening batsman Nick Compton, who reached stumps unbeaten on 17 – including a six and four in the final over the of the day.With no rain forecast until late on Thursday, a positive result appears the most likely outcome on the final day, with Warwickshire still chasing their first victory of the season.
Source: BBC Black Country