Jack Shantry's heroic efforts with the ball against Nottinghamshire mean he is now only one wicket behind Joe Leach in the Worcestershire bowling averages in the LV = County Championship.

The left armer's five wicket haul after a marathon effort in the second innings at Trent Bridge has taken his tally for 2015 to 39 in nine games.

Leach collected three more scalps against Notts to move onto the 40 mark from just seven matches.

On the batting front, two more sizeable contributions from Tom Fell have cemented his position as Worcestershire's leading LV = CC run-getter.

He has amassed 658 runs at an average of 43.87 with two centuries and three fifties in his 15 innings to date.

Ben Cox (474) and skipper Daryl Mitchell (457), after his heroic second innings effort at Trent Bridge, are the next highest accumulators.

LV COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP AVERAGES

DIVISION ONE

Fell Played 9, Inns 15, Not Out 0, Runs 658, Highest 143, Av 43.87

Leach 7, 10, 2, 311, 95, 38.88

Andrew 2, 4, 0, 152, 70, 38.00

Cox 9, 15, 2, 474, 109, 36.46

Munro 1, 1, 0, 34, 34, 34.00

Mitchell 9, 16, 2, 457, 142*, 32.64

Moeen Ali 4, 8, 1, 227, 62, 32.43

Oliver 9, 16, 0, 409, 101, 25.56

Kervezee 4, 7, 0, 162, 93, 23.14

Clarke 4, 6, 0, 115, 50, 19.17

Gidman 9, 14, 1, 239, 78, 18.38

Senanayake 5, 9, 0, 120, 32, 13.33

Shantry 9, 14, 3, 134, 41*, 12.18

Ajmal 3, 5, 1, 40, 20, 10.00

Kohler-Cadmore 2, 4, 0, 36, 24, 9.00

Whiteley 2, 3, 0, 26, 15, 8.67

Morris 9, 14, 7, 47, 24, 6.71

Barnard 2, 2, 0, 4, 4, 2.00

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BOWLING

Gidman Played 9, Overs 3, Maidens 1, Runs 11, Wickets 1, Average 11.00

Shantry 9, 323.2, 83, 838, 39, 21.49

Leach 7, 282.2, 50, 937, 40, 23.43

Andrew 2, 50.1, 5, 220, 8, 27.50

Kervezee 4, 23, 1, 86, 3, 28.67

Munro 1, 8, 2, 29, 1, 29.00

Morris 9, 324, 62, 1017, 31, 32.81

Barnard 2, 61, 13, 188, 5, 37.60

Senanayake 5, 137, 18, 381, 9, 42.33

Moeen Ali 4, 85, 6, 272, 3, 90.67

Ajmal 3, 101.3, 12, 321, 3, 107.00