|LV= County Championship Division One, Ageas Bowl (day two)|
|Hampshire 229: Vince 75*, Middleton 49; Rushworth 3-38, Woakes 3-45|
|Warwickshire 364-5: Barnard 91* Hain 85, Burgess 60*, Davies 51;|
|Warwickshire (6 pts) lead Hampshire (1 pt) by 135 runs|
Sam Hain handed fifty for the third time in 5 innings this season as Warwickshire continued to dominate Hampshire.
Hain started the season with centuries towards Kent and Somerset however, after two failures towards Surrey final week, he returned to type with a faultless 85.
Hampshire had discovered hope with three wickets in a truncated morning session to style a collapse from 83 with out loss to 95-3 however Ed Barnard, and Michael Burgess each hit half-centuries in an unbroken 114-run stand as Warwickshire closed on 364-5 forward of Saturday’s forecast rain.
Towards a Hampshire assault lacking former Bears left-armer Keith Barker, Hain arrived on the crease in the course of a top-order hiccup.
Rob Yates and Alex Davies had negotiated the day one night session flawlessly to compile 82 runs however have been separated inside three authorized deliveries of the morning.
Yates lobbed a caught and bowled again at Kyle Abbott, then Davies reached his forty fourth first-class fifty with a slap via the covers however perished three balls later when Mohammad Abbas nipped one again into his pads.
Will Rhodes changing into the third sufferer – leg earlier than to Abbott however Hain settled issues after lunch and his cowl drive to take him to a 110-ball fifty was the spotlight.
Dan Mousley caught with him for simply over an hour and a half in a 69-run stand earlier than he was lbw swinging throughout the road to Ian Holland, who additionally produced a uncommon misjudgement from Hain to be caught behind.
Barnard placed on 86 with Hain, as Warwickshire strode right into a first-innings lead and to a batting level, to reached his first half-century for the county after his winter transfer from Worcestershire.
That helped to achieve a 3rd bonus level with 5 balls to spare. And, though Michael Burgess was dropped at deep sq. leg earlier than aggressively reaching his fifty in 70 balls, he and Barnard have been nonetheless there on the shut.
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