County Championship: Warwickshire and Hampshire washed out by rain on day three

Edgbaston
Hampshire will need to take 17 wickets on the final day, weather permitting, to win the game
Specsavers County Championship Division One, Edgbaston, day three (no play Tuesday, rain)
Hampshire 531: Wheater 204*, Dawson 116, Ervine 75; Poysden 4-85
Warwickshire 131-3: Trott 59*; Andrew 2-35
Warwickshire 1 pt, Hampshire 5 pts - Hampshire lead by 400
Scorecard

No play was possible on the third day at Edgbaston between Warwickshire and Hampshire in Championship Division One.

The hosts remained on 131-3, still 400 behind Hampshire's first-innings total of 531 all out, which featured a superb 204 not out by Adam Wheater.

Persistent rain throughout the morning kept the players off the field.

The afternoon started brighter, but the return of rain during a 15:30 BST pitch inspection led to an early tea called, before play was abandoned for the day.

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