Warwicks Move Closer To Title

Last updated : 14 September 2011 By Covsupport News Service

Warwickshire County Cricket Club moved closer to County Championship title after the third day's play of their County Championship match against Hampshire at The Rose Bowl.

Hants resumed on 57-0 and despite Liam Dawson making an unbeaten 152, the home side were bowled out for 324 in 96 overs and were relegated to the Second Division.

Chris Wright and Chris Metters both took three wickets each for Warwickshire who forced Hampshire to follow on.

At stumps, Hants were 43-3, some 126 runs behind.