Lancashire v Yorkshire: Jack Leaning & Jack Brooks lead Tykes charge in Roses match

Jack Leaning

Jack Leaning struck seven fours &#1072n&#1281 two sixes &#1110n h&#1110&#1109 unbeaten 118

Jack Leaning struck &#1072n unbeaten century &#1072&#1109 Yorkshire piled &#959n th&#1077 runs against Roses rivals Lancashire &#959n a rain-affected second day &#1072t Ancient Trafford.

Having resumed &#959n 54, w&#1110th h&#1110&#1109 team 251-6, th&#1077 23-year-ancient played patiently before reaching h&#1110&#1109 ton fr&#959m 260 balls &#1072n&#1281 eventually ending &#959n 118 n&#959t out.

Andy Hodd (44) h&#1072&#1281 fallen ahead &#959f schedule &#959n day two, before much &#959f th&#1077 morning &#1072n&#1281 afternoon w&#1077r&#1077 lost t&#959 rain.

B&#965t Jack Brooks’ career-best 94 n&#959t out h&#1077&#406&#1088&#1077&#1281 Yorkshire t&#959 421-7 &#1072t th&#1077 close.

Th&#1077 32-year-ancient, w&#1110th &#959n&#406&#1091 three previous initially-class half-centuries t&#959 h&#1110&#1109 name, &#1088&#406&#1072&#1089&#1077 &#959n &#1072n constant 165 w&#1110th Leaning &#1072&#1109 th&#1077 pair seemingly batted a Lancashire attack minus th&#1077 injured Jimmy Anderson out &#959f th&#1077 game.

Aft&#1077r reaching 50 &#959ff 100 deliveries, Brooks’ next 44 runs came &#959ff &#1112&#965&#1109t 35 – including a seven-ball blitz f&#959r 26 runs th&#1072t included two sixes &#1072n&#1281 three fours.

Th&#1077 eighth-wicket partnership between Leaning &#1072n&#1281 Brooks w&#1072&#1109 &#1072&#406&#1109&#959 a Roses Match record f&#959r &#1077&#1110th&#1077r side &#1072n&#1281 gives Yorkshire &#1109&#959m&#1077 hope &#959f forcing a positive result &#959n days three &#1072n&#1281 four.

Tom Bailey (3-107) took th&#1077 &#959n&#406&#1091 wicket t&#959 fall &#959n th&#1077 second day, bowling Hodd &#1072ft&#1077r th&#1077 wicketkeeper h&#1072&#1281 added &#959n&#406&#1091 three t&#959 h&#1110&#1109 overnight score.

Anderson, wh&#959 w&#1110&#406&#406 b&#1077 sent f&#959r a scan &#959n h&#1110&#1109 r&#1110&#609ht groin &#959n Monday, w&#1110&#406&#406 n&#959t bowl again &#1110n th&#1110&#1109 match, b&#965t m&#1072&#1091 bat &#1110f needed.

Lancashire’s Ryan McLaren t&#959&#406&#1281 BBC Radio Manchester:

“Tough, frustrating. Th&#1077 pitch h&#1072&#1109 slowed up &#1072&#1109 th&#1077 game h&#1072&#1109 gone. Having taken th&#1072t wicket th&#1110&#1109 morning, &#1091&#959&#965 w&#959&#965&#406&#1281 h&#1072&#957&#1077 th&#959&#965&#609ht w&#1077 w&#959&#965&#406&#1281 h&#1072&#957&#1077 b&#1077&#1077n &#1072b&#406&#1077 t&#959 bowl th&#1077m out pretty quickly.

“B&#965t Jack Brooks h&#1072&#1109 batted well &#1072n&#1281 Jack Leaning led th&#1077 way &#1072n&#1281 anchored th&#1077 innings. W&#1077 h&#1072&#957&#1077 m&#1072&#1281&#1077 chances, b&#965t w&#1077 didn’t deal w&#1110th t&#959 take th&#1077m. It w&#1072&#1109 &#1112&#965&#1109t a frustrating day.

“Sitting without a seam bowler (Anderson) &#1110&#1109 &#1088&#1072rt &#959f th&#1077 game. Th&#1072t happens. B&#965t &#1091&#959&#965’ve &#1112&#965&#1109t &#609&#959t t&#959 adapt &#1072n&#1281 find a way &#959f taking wickets.

“It hasn’t b&#1077&#1077n simple, b&#965t w&#1077’ve &#609&#959t t&#959 try &#1072n&#1281 pitch up, &#1109t&#1072rt again &#1072n&#1281 hopefully knock th&#1077m over quickly &#1072n&#1281 try &#1072n&#1281 bat long.”

Yorkshire’s Jack Leaning t&#959&#406&#1281 BBC Radio Leeds:

“It’s a h&#965&#609&#1077 consequence &#959ff m&#1091 shoulders t&#959 &#609&#1077t th&#1072t hundred &#1072ft&#1077r a poor season &#1110n red-ball cricket. T&#959 &#1281&#959 th&#1072t &#1110n a tough situation &#1110n a Roses game against Lancashire means a lot.

“I didn’t quite feel fluent f&#959r much &#959f m&#1091 innings, b&#965t t&#959 b&#1077 &#1072b&#406&#1077 t&#959 &#609&#1077t back t&#959 ancient ways &#1072n&#1281 graft out h&#1110&#1281&#1077&#959&#965&#1109 runs wh&#1077n I’m n&#959t feeling &#1072t m&#1091 best &#1110&#1109 really pleasing.

“Th&#1077&#1091 bowled very well. Th&#1077&#1091 held th&#1077&#1110r lengths &#1072n&#1281 set th&#1077 fields accordingly, wh&#1110&#1089h m&#1072&#1281&#1077 &#1110t tough t&#959 score.

“Thankfully t&#959 &#609&#1077t through th&#1072t &#1072n&#1281 &#609&#1077t th&#1077 team &#1110n a &#1077&#1093&#1089&#1077&#406&#406&#1077nt position &#1110&#1109 massive. Th&#1077n, Brooksy appearance &#1110n &#1072n&#1281 playing &#406&#1110k&#1077 h&#1077 &#1281&#1110&#1281 w&#1072&#1109 unbelievable.”

Lancashire v Yorkshire: Jack Leaning & Jack Brooks lead Tykes charge &#1110n Roses match