White makes century

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Given the weather forecast, Yorkshire expected the dressing-room card school to be in all-day session at Headingley, so the 45 minutes' play possible between a 2.15 start and the arrival of more heavy rain came as something of a bonus, writes Jon Culley.

It was time enough for Craig White to turn his fluent, unbeaten 74 into a first century of the season, reaching the milestone by steering a wide delivery from Alamgir Sheriyar to third man for his 14th boundary. He had already hooked his second six off the wayward Worcestershire seamer, whose five overs yesterday cost 36 runs.

White's hundred, his fourth on this ground among seven for Yorkshire, came off 130 balls as Yorkshire, who picked up four bonus points to Worcestershire's two to keep their Championship challenge on course, advanced to 414 for 6.

n Derbyshire hope to complete the signing Saeed Anwar, the Pakistani Test opener, as their overseas professional for next season by the weekend.