Day 2: Cheshire 73-0, Dorset 325-8
Just 17 minutes was possible on day two at Oxton with the umpires calling play off at 4.30pm.
Cheshire moved their score on by 10 runs to 73 without loss, Tim Hughes reaching 31 and Calum Rowe 32.
Cheshire have three bowling points to date, Dorset 4 batting points.
Day three will now start half an hour earlier at 10.30 am.