Hampshire second day at Nottinghamshire totally wiped out by rain

Joe Weatherley was unable to add to his overnight total of 47 not out as Hampshire were left frustrated by rain wiping out day two at Nottinghamshire. Picture: Harry Trump/Getty Images
Joe Weatherley was unable to add to his overnight total of 47 not out as Hampshire were left frustrated by rain wiping out day two at Nottinghamshire. Picture: Harry Trump/Getty Images
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Heavy rain wiped out the entire second day of Hampshire’s Specsavers County Championship match against Nottinghamshire at Welbeck.

Light morning drizzle turned into heavy and prolonged showers, leaving the club ground saturated and players and supporters frustrated.

Umpires Nick Cook and Paul Pollard were left with little option but to call play off for the day when they inspected soon after lunch.

The weather forecast for the remainder of the match would suggest that chances of further play aren’t encouraging. 

On the opening day of the match Hampshire closed on 93 for two in reply to Nottinghamshire’s all out total of 162.