Worcs 243 & 75-1 need 226 to beat Notts 193 & 275
Worcestershire, in pursuit of a victory target of 226, reached tea on 75 for one, on the third day of their Specsavers County Championship match against Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge.
The afternoon had begun with Notts on 264 for eight and they could only add 11 more before the innings ended on 275.
Chris Read failed to add to his lunch-time score of 38, falling lbw to Ed Barnard, who then had Harry Gurney caught behind for five. Jake Ball was left unbeaten on 34, with Barnard closing on 3 for 78, with Joe Leach have taken 5 for 69.
Worcestershire began their chase with Daryl Mitchell and George Rhodes at the crease and they were untroubled in putting 57 on, together.
Brett Hutton broke their partnership, scattering Rhodes’ stumps for 21. Daryl Mitchell remains unbeaten on 49, with Tom Fell on four, although he was spilled in the final over of the session, by Cheteshwar Pujara at third slip, off Hutton.