Chris Wright ran through MCC’s batting line-up in stunning fashion to strengthen Warwickshire’s hold on the Champion County fixture. The Bears piled up 561 for six declared and then reduced their opponents to 73 for seven.
This week’s two-day friendly between Essex and Worcestershire has been cancelled due to heavy snowfall over the weekend.
Mick Newell is confident Nottinghamshire can challenge for silverware on all three fronts this summer, but acknowledges his side will require a slice of good fortune if they are to do so.
Varun Chopra and Will Porterfield compiled centuries as Warwickshire piled on the runs against MCC on day one of the Champion County fixture.
Northamptonshire head coach David Ripley is encouraged by his players’ decision to make a financial contribution towards the club’s pre-season tour of Barbados. "It shows that they care about their own preparation," he said.