Worcestershire v Hampshire: Ben Cox helps Worcs earn draw

LV CC Division Two, New Road:

Hampshire 428 & 62-9 drew with Worcestershire 351-8 dec

Hampshire 10 pts, Worcestershire 10 pts

Match scorecard

Ben Cox hit a career-best of 65 but could not prevent Worcestershire's game against Hampshire drifting to a draw.

The game was all but over as soon as the hosts avoided the follow-on with James Tomlinson taking 4-85.

Cox's third half century in championship cricket - coupled with an unbeaten 61 by Shaaiq Choudhry - helped Worcestershire to 351-8, 77 behind.

A declaration left Hampshire to make 69-2 before the teams agreed on the earliest possible finish at 16:20 BST.