Cricket World Dice Cricket County Championship Round 9 Day 2 : Div 2 Latest news, Scores and Updates
All the Latest news, Scores and Updates from day 2 of the Cricket World Dice Cricket County Championship Round 9 – Division 2
Glamorgan v Durham
Glamorgan 343 (Hogan 83, Van der Gugten 77, Wood 3/82) & 137/8 (Root 50, Salter 50*, Rushworth 4/85)
Durham 155 (Coughlin 44, de Lange 6/56)
The ball dominated the bat here on day two as Durham were bundled out for 155 giving Glamorgan a huge lead on the first innings.
Marchant de Lange claimed his second 6 wicket haul of the season as he ripped out the Durham middle order as their batting frailty was exposed again.
Glamorgan would have hoped to be a little safer by the close, but they are still very well placed to gain the victory.
Leicestershire v Middlesex
Leicestershire 218 (Azad 43, Harris 3/26) & 83/6
Middlesex 317/8dec (Morgan 101, Lace 76, Wright 3/67)
Middlesex had a really good day obtaining a big lead before removing 6 Leicestershire batters before the close. Morgan made 101 and Lace 76 to lead by 100 at the half-way point.
The played carefully to start with before loosening up and scoring quickly. Murtagh then took 4 wickets in three overs to really put the top toppers in a woeful position.
Nottinghamshire v Worcestershire
Nottinghamshire 210 (Hameed 47, Leach 6/96) & 236/6 (Nash 85*, Patel 53, Leach 6/89)
Worcestershire 204 (Wessels 46, Broad 5/94)
An enthralling day here at Trent Bridge as the home bowlers gave their team a lead, mainly due to Broad's 5/94 which included a remarkable hat-trick.
Wessels added just two to his overnight score as the visitors threw away a good position and control of the match. Notts fared much better 2nd time around thanks to Patel 53 and Nash 85* and they now have a lead of 242.
Sussex v Derbyshire
Sussex 319/8dec (Jordan 83*, Haines 70, Conners 4/79) & 165/6 (Bopara 43*, Jordan 43*)
Derbyshire 146 (Hudson-Prentice 47, Archer 6/74)
16 wickets fell as the ball swung prodigiously much to the disappointment of the visitors.
In reply to Sussex's declaration, Derbyshire needed a solid start but they soon found themselves 35/5. It didn't get much better as they were dismissed by tea for 146 thanks to Archer's 6/74.
There were 3 wickets each for Conners and Rampaul but Sussex have put themselves in a strong position for a much needed victory.
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