Round up of Day 1 of the Specsavers County Championship Division 2 matches including Glamorgan v Northamptonshire, Derbyshire v Leicestershire, Kent v Middlesex and Durham v Warwickshire.
Northamptonshire won the toss and decided to bat at Sophia Gardens Cardiff, Cardiff against Glamorgan this morning.
Northamptonshire 281 (Vasconcelos 56 , Wakely 82, Levi 75; van der Gugten 5-45)
Glamorgan 21-0 close of play
Northamptonshire scored 281 all out in their 1st innings thanks to Ricardo Vasconcelos 56 , Alex Wakely 82 and Richard Levi 75. Van der Gugten 5-45 was the pick of the Glamorgan bowlers.
Glamorgan - Nick Selman, Jack Murphy, Owen Morgan, Usman Khawaja, Kiran Carlson, Chris Cooke(wk), Andrew Salter, Prem Sisodiya, Timm van der Gugten, Ruaidhri Smith, Michael Hogan(c)
Northamptonshire - Luke Procter, Ben Duckett, Ricardo Vasconcelos, Alex Wakely(c), Richard Levi, Adam Rossington(wk), Steven Crook, Seekkuge Prasanna, Nathan Buck, Brett Hutton, Ben Sanderson
Leicestershire won the toss and decide to bowl at The 3aaa County Ground, Derby this afternoon against Derbyshire.
Derbyshire 245 ( Wayne Madsen 80, Ben Slater 45; Callum Parkinson 3-50)
Derbyshire were bowled out for 245 in their 1st innings, Wayne Madsen 80 and Ben Slater 45 the mainstay of the innings. Callum Parkinson was the pick of the Leicestershire bowlers.
In reply, Leicestershire were 82-0 with Paul Horton 48* at close of play on day one.
Derbyshire - Ben Slater, Harvey Hosein, Wayne Madsen, Alex Hughes, Billy Godleman(c), Matthew Critchley, Daryn Smit(wk), Hardus Viljoen, Tony Palladino, Duanne Olivier, Ravi Rampaul.
Leicestershire - Harry Dearden, Paul Horton(c), Colin Ackermann, Mark Cosgrove, Neil Dexter, Lewis Hill(wk), Ben Raine, Richard Jones, Callum Parkinson, Gavin Griffiths, Mohammad Abbas.
Kent won the toss and decided to bat at the Spitfire Ground, St Lawrence, Canterbury against Middlesex.
Kent 241 (Adam Rouse 42; James Fuller 4-86)
Middlesex 54-9 (Grant Stewart 5-21)
Kent were bowled out for 241 in their 1st Innings, James Fuller 4-86 doing most of the damage for Middlesex.
In reply, Middlesex were 54-9 at close of play - Grant Stewart 5-21- Middlesex trailing Kent by 187 runs with 1 wicket remaining in their 1st innings.
Kent - Daniel Bell-Drummond, Sean Dickson, Heino Kuhn, Joe Denly, Sam Billings(c), Zak Crawley, Adam Rouse(wk), Calum Haggett, Harry Podmore, Grant Stewart, Ivan Thomas
Middlesex - Sam Robson, Max Holden, Stevie Eskinazi, Dawid Malan(c), Hilton Cartwright, George Scott, John Simpson(wk), James Harris, James Fuller, Tim Murtagh, Ravi Patel
Warwickshire won the toss and decided to bat at the Emirates Riverside, Chester-le-Street against hosts Durham this afternoon.
Warwickshire 297-5 (Jonathan Trott 119*; Tim Ambrose 67)
Warwickshire were 297-5 at the close of play, thanks to 119 not out by former England batsman, Jonathan Trott, who batted superbly after they were 81-3 at one stage. Matthew Salisbury 3-69 and Chris Rushworth 2-55 shared the wickets for Durham.
Durham - Cameron Steel, Tom Latham, Will Smith, Graham Clark, Paul Collingwood(c), Gareth Harte, Ryan Davies(wk), Ryan Pringle, Nathan Rimmington, Matthew Salisbury, Chris Rushworth
Warwickshire - Will Rhodes, Dominic Sibley, Ian Bell, Jonathan Trott, Adam Hose, Tim Ambrose(wk), Keith Barker, Jeetan Patel(c) , Chris Wright , Ryan Sidebottom, Oliver Hannon-Dalby.
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