Cricket World Dice Cricket County Championship Round 9 Day 3 : Div 2 Latest news, Scores and Updates
It was an early finish, all round , in all of the Cricket World Dice Cricket County Championship Round 9 – Division 2 matches on day three, with wins for Glamorgan, Middlesex, Nottinghamshire and Sussex.
Glamorgan v Durham
Glamorgan 343 (Hogan 83, Van der Gugten 77, Wood 3/82) & 199 (Salter 67, Root 50, Rushworth 4/85)
Durham 155 (Coughlin 44, de Lange 6/56) & 108 (Hogan 7/45)
Result – Glamorgan won by 279 runs
Glamorgan won by 279 runs in a game they dominated from the start until the finish. They made 199 in their second innings to set up the victory and it was over to Hogan (7/45) and de Lange took three second innings wickets to go with the six he obtained in the first dig.
The 22 points they gained here will really see them climb up the table in the Virtual County Championship.
Leicestershire v Middlesex
Leicestershire 218 (Azad 43, Harris 3/26) & 220 (Taylor 56, Murtagh 6/88)
Middlesex 317/8dec (Morgan 101, Lace 76, Wright 3/67)
Result – Middlesex won by 9 wickets
Middlesex got the job done and won this match by 9 wickets. Tim Murtagh took six 2nd innings wickets to help set up the win.
Robson and Eskinazi both made unbeaten half-centuries to make sure Middlesex avoided any scare in the 4th innings. Leicestershire will be disappointed to have lost both they remain top of the table.
Nottinghamshire v Worcestershire
Nottinghamshire 210 (Hameed 47, Leach 6/96) & 293 (Nash 98, Patel 53, Leach 6/89, Morris 4/63)
Worcestershire 204 (Wessels 46, Broad 5/94) & 164 (Cox 60, Broad 4/76)
Result – Nottinghamshire won by 135 runs
Nottinghamshire won this match by 135 and in doing so managed to turn this game right around. Chris Nash made 98 and deserved a hundred as he gave the bowlers 300 runs to play with.
Stuart Broad finished with 9 wickets in the match and was well supported as the ripped Worcestershire out for 164, only Ben Cox passed 50. Nottinghamshire will jump off the bottom of the table with this much needed victory.
Sussex v Derbyshire
Sussex 319/8dec (Jordan 83*, Haines 70, Conners 4/79) & 227/9dec (Jordan 69, Bopara 60, Conners 3/79)
Derbyshire 146 (Hudson-Prentice 47, Archer 6/74) & 265 (Du Plooy 67, Briggs 3/39)
Result – Sussex won by 135 runs
Sussex wrapped up the victory here at Arundel Castle with a day to spare. They declared just before lunch asking Derbyshire to make 401 to win which always seemed a little unlikely and so it proved. Madsen and Du Plooy looked to give the visitors some control but meaningful partnerships were few and far between.
This is a much needed victory for the home side and this will see them climb the table after this.
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