Yorkshire skipper Steven Patterson (centre) has taken two wickets within the second innings Specsavers County Championship Division Two, Emirates Outdated Trafford (day two): Yorkshire 192 & 239: Bairstow 82, Brook 55; Onions 3-44 Lancashire 109 & 194-6: Buttler 59; Patterson 2-34 Yorkshire (Three pts) lead Lancashire (Three pts) by 128 runs Scorecard England captain Joe Root took the essential late wicket of Lancashire’s Jos Buttler to go away Yorkshire 4 wickets from victory after day two. Beginning their second innings with an 83-run lead, Yorkshire recovered from 21-Three to 239 all out with Jonny Bairstow scoring 82 off simply 67 balls. The Crimson Rose, chasing 323, misplaced Alex Davies (32) Keaton Jennings (30) and Haseeb Hameed (31) after good begins. Buttler (59) was caught with Lancashire 194-6 on the shut, 128 runs behind. In actuality, due to the fractured thumb sustained by Liam Livingstone on day one, Yorkshire want solely three extra wickets to win the Roses match at Outdated Trafford. Both means a result’s in sight, although Lancashire’s hopes realistically lie with Tom Bailey, who will resume on 38 not out alongside Graham Onions. Seamer Onions took 3-44 within the Yorkshire innings, dismissing Adam Lyth, Kane Williamson and Bairstow – who was dropped on 22 – whereas James Anderson had Root caught behind for simply three. Lancashire’s Dane Vilas recorded six dismissals within the innings, a complete no wicketkeeper has overwhelmed within the County Championship this season.
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