Captain leads the best way as Hampshire salvage draw with dogged batting performances
Hampshire 163 (Vince 49, Coad 3-29, Thompson 3-35) and 177 for 9 dec (Weatherley 43, Vince 42, Thompson 4-18) drew with Yorkshire 243 (Bess 54) and 312 for six dec (Ballance 101*, Kohler-Cadmore 89, Hill 55)
Vince confronted 151 deliveries earlier than being disregarded overdue within the day for 42, then injured tailenders Kyle Abbott and Brad Wheal held out for the overall six overs to disclaim the guests a the most important victory at the ultimate day in their Department One conflict.
Hampshire trainer Adi Birrell set his avid gamers a goal of every absorbing 72 balls to save lots of the fit on a dull day-four pitch simply as Surrey and Gloucestershire had towards the hosts previous this season.
Crane repelled 196 balls – essentially the most he has confronted in one innings – earlier than falling for 28 and his go out simply after tea noticed the Tykes take 3 wickets in 8 overs with the brand new ball to place themselves in view of victory.
However Vince shelved his herbal attacking recreation and confirmed magnificent method and temperament to stay alive his aspect’s Championship name aspirations.
Nick Gubbins exited after the restart for 6 when he was once stuck and bowled via Andrew Fisher, however with runs beside the point, Vince joined the dogged Crane on the crease and the pair made it safely to tea with simply 44 runs added from 29 overs.
The docile pitch persevered to supply little encouragement for each the spin of Dom Bess or the tireless Yorkshire seamers.
Fisher in any case made the leap forward with the brand new ball in a while after the restart when he brushed the threshold of Crane’s bat with Adam Lyth taking the catch at slip to finish his cussed vigil.
Fisher struck once more in his subsequent over to pin Liam Dawson at the crease and lure him lbw for a duck to go away Yorkshire in sight of victory.
Thompson, as he does so incessantly for his aspect, made one thing occur after they wanted him maximum, bowling Lewis McManus to go away Hampshire at the breaking point at 138 for 7 with 25 overs ultimate.
Keith Barker survived 9 overs earlier than falling to Thompson, bringing Abbott, who was once not able to bowl on day 3 because of a foot harm, to the crease with 16.3 overs ultimate. Abbott joined Vince, who was once then disregarded six overs from the shut via Thompson.
Abbott was once joined via fellow South African Wheal and the pair held out magnificently with 10 males across the bat for the overall 3 overs as Yorkshire fell quick in an soaking up end.