Tom Fell has become the first Worcestershire batsman to top the 500 run mark in the LV = County Championship this season.

Fell reached the milestone with his career best 143 against Middlesex in the Division One clash at Uxbridge last week.

It was his second century of the summer in the competition after his 114 against Yorkshire at New Road in the opening game.

Fell is second in the Worcestershire batting averages at the half-way stage of the campaign, just behind all-rounder Joe Leach.

Ben Cox is the second highest run-scorer with 446.

Leach is also figuring prominently in the bowling averages after another match haul of six wickets at Uxbridge.

He has now taken 37 this season in six appearances at an average of 20.57 runs apiece and has already surpassed his 2014 wicket tally of 33 in 12 games.

Jack Shantry has taken 32 after also impressing against Middlesex with Charlie Morris on 27.

LV = COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP

DIVISION ONE BATTING

Leach Played 6, Inns 8, Not Out 1, Runs 285, Highest 95, Average 40.71

Fell 8, 13, 0, 528, 143, 40.62

Cox 8, 13, 2, 446, 109, 40.55

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

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

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

Mitchell 8, 14, 2, 356, 142*, 29.67

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

Clarke 3, 4, 0, 86, 50, 21.50

Oliver 8, 14, 0, 299, 101, 21.36

Gidman 8, 13, 0, 226, 78, 17.38

Ajmal 2, 3, 1, 33, 20, 16.50

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

Shantry 8, 12, 2, 121, 41*, 12.10

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

Morris 8, 12, 7, 45, 24, 9.00

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

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BOWLING

Gidman Played 8, Over 3, Maidens 1, Runs 11, Wickets 1, Average 11.00

Leach 6, 244.2, 45, 761, 37, 20.57

Shantry 8, 270.4, 66, 751, 32, 23.47

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

Barnard 1, 30, 8, 88, 3, 29.33

Morris 8, 289, 53, 892, 27, 33.04

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

Ali 4, 85, 6, 232, 3, 90.67

Ajmal 2, 65, 6, 229, 1, 229.00