Finlay Bean: Yorkshire 2nd XI opener makes record 441 before departing

Finlay Bean
Opener Finlay Bean is not on any contract with Yorkshire

Yorkshire's Finlay Bean broke the national record for the highest score in a Second XI Championship match against Nottinghamshire.

Opener Bean, 20, took his tally to 441 on day four before he was bowled by Notts leg-spinner Calvin Harrison.

He had already surpassed Marcus Trescothick's 322 for Somerset from 25 years ago, finishing day three on 365.

Bean also became Yorkshire's first second-team player to score triple and quadruple centuries with the knock.

The previous closest had been Richard Blakey's 273 not out at Northamptonshire in 1986.

Bean, a 20-year-old product of York Cricket Club who is not contracted to the county, struck 52 fours and three sixes in his 518-ball innings - which lasted just short of 12 hours.

Yorkshire's first-innings score of 814-7 declared is also a club record, surpassing 602-8 against Gloucestershire at Bristol last season.

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