As It Happened – Joe Root and Gary Ballance steer Yorkshire to County Championship draw at Nottinghamshire

Joe Root turns one through the square leg area on his way to 73 against Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge . Picture: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images
Joe Root turns one through the square leg area on his way to 73 against Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge . Picture: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images
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YORKSHIRE settled for a draw in their opening County Championship fixture of the 2019 season, Joe Root and Gary Ballance both scoring hundreds on the final day’s play against Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge.

The visitors finished the game on 277-2, Root unbeaten on 130 with Ballance reaching 101 shortly before the captains shook hands. Find out how the whole game unfolded via Chris Waters’s match blog.

Yorkshire take to the field against Nottinghamshire in day one of the County Championship. Picture: Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com

Yorkshire take to the field against Nottinghamshire in day one of the County Championship. Picture: Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com