Nottinghamshire v Warwickshire: Bears hold on for draw

Ian Westwood
County Championship Division One, Trent Bridge
Nottinghamshire 155 & 469-8 dec drew with Warwickshire 204 & 290-8
Warwicks 7pts, Notts 6pts,
Match scorecard

Warwickshire warmed up for Saturday's CB40 final with a resolute batting display to earn a draw against Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge.

Nottinghamshire, 444-8 overnight, added a further 25 runs to declare on 469-8 with Paul Franks ending on 86 not out.

The Bears, chasing 421 to win, reached 290-8 at stumps thanks to Chris Woakes (80), Ian Westwood (46), Keith Barker (44 not out) and Ian Blackwell (44).

Franks took 4-47 but it was not enough to claim a Nottinghamshire victory.

Division One champions Warwickshire are aiming for a league and cup double on Saturday when they play Hampshire in the CB40 final at Lord's.