Round up of Day 3 of the Specsavers County Championship Division 2 matches including Glamorgan v Northamptonshire, Derbyshire v Leicestershire, Kent v Middlesex and Durham v Warwickshire.
Derbyshire 245 ( Wayne Madsen 80, Ben Slater 45; Callum Parkinson 3-50) and 181 (Matthew Critchley 86; Mohammad Abbas 6-54)
Leicestershire 297 (Paul Horton 88, Tony Palladino 4-64) and 133-4 (Paul Horton 48 , Colin Ackerman 58*)
Result Leicestershire won by 6 wickets
Derbyshire were bowled out for 181 in their 2nd innings, with Mohammad Abbas 6-54, doing the damage for Leicestershire.
In reply, Leicestershire knocked off the required runs with 6 wickets to spare - Paul Horton 48 , Colin Ackerman 58*
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 in deep trouble overnight at 22-2 needing 445 runs to win against Kent.
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 124 (Harry Podmore 6-36)
Result Kent won by 342 runs
Middlesex were quickly knocked over for 124 by the Kent bowlers and lost by 342 runs – Harry Podmore 6-36 taking the bulk of the wickets for Kent.
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
Northamptonshire started their day on 169-0 with, Ben Duckett 111* and Luke Procter 50* leading Glamorgan by 196 runs with 10 wickets remaining in their 2nd innings.
Northamptonshire 281 (Vasconcelos 56 , Alex Wakely 82, Richard Levi 75; van der Gugten 5-45) and 406-9 dec (Ben Duckett 133, Luke Procter 70, Vasconcelos 79, Steven Crook 73; Ruaidhri Smith 4-75)
Glamorgan 254 (Usman Khawaja 103;Ben Sanderson 3-30, Nathan Buck 3-77) and 121-4
Some great batting from Northamptonshire today took them to 406-9 declared in their 2nd innings, Ben Duckett 133, Luke Procter 70, Vasconcelos 79 and Steven Crook 73 contributing well, with Ruaidhri Smith 4-75 the pick of the Glamorgan bowlers.
At the close , Glamorgan were 121-4, needing 313 runs to win with six 2nd innings wickets left.
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
Durham started the day on 138-2 trailing Warwickshire by 286 runs with 8 wickets remaining in their 1st innings.
Warwickshire 424 (Jonathan Trott 170*; Tim Ambrose 67; Chris Rushworth 4-101, Matthew Salisbury 4-111) and 152-5 (Jonathan Trott 53)
Durham 297 (Cameron Steel 51*, Tom Latham 50; Oliver Hannon-Dalby 4-61 )
Durham were eventually bowled out for 297, Oliver Hannon-Dalby 4-61 the pick of the Warwickshire bowlers.
In reply, Warwickshire were 152-5 at the close of play in their 2nd innings, leading Durham by 279 runs with 5 wickets remaining.
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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