Round up of Day 2 of the Specsavers County Championship Division 2 matches including Glamorgan v Northamptonshire, Derbyshire v Leicestershire, Kent v Middlesex and Durham v Warwickshire.
Glamorgan were 21-0, at the close of play yesterday, looking to get an 1st innings lead over Northamptonshire today.
Northamptonshire 281 (Vasconcelos 56 , Wakely 82, Levi 75; van der Gugten 5-45) and 169-0 (Ben Duckett 111*, Luke Procter 50*)
Glamorgan 254 (Usman Khawaja 103;Ben Sanderson 3-30, Nathan Buck 3-77)
However, Glamorgan were bowled out for 254 with only Usman Khawaja 103 making any solid runs.
Northamptonshire started their 2nd innings in a very positive manner, Ben Duckett 111* and Luke Procter 50* putting on 169-0 at the close of play. Northamptonshire lead Glamorgan by 196 runs with 10 wickets remaining in their 2nd innings.
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 were 82-0, with Paul Horton 48*, at close of play on day one against Derbyshire.
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Derbyshire 245 ( Wayne Madsen 80, Ben Slater 45; Callum Parkinson 3-50) and 43-3
Leicestershire 297 (Paul Horton 88, Tony Palladino 4-64)
Leicestershire reached 297 all out thanks to Paul Horton 88 and Tony Palladino 4-64 was the pick of the bowlers for Derbyshire.
In their 2nd innings, Derbyshire were 43-3 trailing Leicestershire by 9 runs with 7 wickets remaining.
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.
Middlesex were 54-9 at close of play yesterday, trailing Kent by 187 runs with 1 wicket remaining in their 1st innings.
Maiden first class century for @GStewart195 !— Kent Cricket ?? (@kentcricket) June 26, 2018
The Spitfire Ground erupts as he square cuts Patel for 4 to reach the landmark off 71 balls (13 fours, 5 sixes).
Stand of 100 with Ivan Thomas 1*.
Kent 281-9 & lead by 496 runs.
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Kent 241 (Adam Rouse 42; James Fuller 4-86) and 281 (Grant Stewart 103; Ravi Patel 3-58, Hilton Cartwright 3-33,Tim Murtagh 3-54)
Middlesex 56 (Grant Stewart 6-22) and 22-2
Grant Stewart wrapped up the Middlesex 1st innings with the last wicket and finished on 6-22.
Kent then set about their 2nd innings and lost wickets throughout without building any serious partnerships until Grant Stewart came in at number 10 and scored one of the most remarkable hundreds of the season so far - hitting 103 off 72 balls with 13x4s and 5x6s.
In reply, Middlesex were 22-2 at the close,needing 445 runs to win.
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 were 297-5 at the close of play yesterday, with former England batsman, Jonathan Trott 119 not out against Durham.
Warwickshire 424 (Jonathan Trott 170*; Tim Ambrose 67; Chris Rushworth 4-101, Matthew Salisbury 4-111)
Durham 138-2 (Cameron Steel 51*, Tom Latham 50)
Jonathan Trott hit a wonderful 170*, adding to his overnight score, but ran out of partners as Warwickshire were bowled out for 424.
In reply, Durham were 138-2 at the close with Cameron Steel 51* and Durham trailing Warwickshire by 286 runs with 8 wickets remaining in their 1st innings.
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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