Round up of Day 3 SpecSavers County Championship Division 2

Round up of Day 3 SpecSavers County Championship Division 2
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Round up of the third day’s play in the SpecSavers County Championship Division 2 matches – Kent v Warwickshire, Leicestershire v Middlesex, Sussex v Durham, Glamorgan v Derbyshire, Northamptonshire v Gloucestershire.

Sussex beat  Durham by an innings and 64 runs

Overnight, Durham were 202-4 with Will Smith 90* and Paul Collingwood 44*.

Sussex 552 (Philip Salt 130,Tom Haines 124, Harry Finch 56, Ben Brown 52, Michael Burgess 96)

Durham 211(Will Smith 90*) & 277 (Stuart Poynter 84)

Result Sussex won by an innings and 64 runs

Durham lost 6 wickets for 9 runs in the morning, David Wiese 4-33 (taking 4 of the wickets) and were bowled out for 211. Durham followed on and were bowled out in their 2nd innings for 277, losing by an innings and 64 runs.

Danny Briggs and David Wiese (6 wickets a piece in the match) were the pick of the Sussex bowlers.

Northamptonshire beat Gloucestershire by 10 wickets

In their second innings, Gloucestershire were forced to follow on and were 245-8 overnight, leading Northamptonshire by 25 runs, with 2 wickets still remaining.

Northamptonshire  282 (Ben Duckett 52, Luke Proctor 70, Richard Levi 63; Matt Taylor 4-70) & 32-0

Gloucestershire 62 ( Ben Sanderson 5-16, Steven Crook 3-11) and 250 (Ryan Higgins 63; Brett Hutton 8-57)

Gloucestershire could manage only 5 more runs and were all out for 250. Brett Hutton (8-57) took the remaining wickets today for Northamptonshire.

Ben Duckett hit the winning runs required single headedly for Northamptonshire.

Kent v Warwickshire

At the start of play on the 3rd day, Kent lead Warwickshire by 431 runs with 4 wickets remaining.

Kent 197 (Joe Denly 59; Keith Barker 5-32) & 446-8 dec (Sean Dickson 133, Joe Denly 119, Zak Crawley 93; Keith Barker 4-64)

Warwickshire 125 (Jonathan Trott 51*; Harry Podmore 4-26, Matt Henry 4-54) & 229-1 (Ian Bell 102*, Dom Sibley 82*)

Kent went on to declare on 446-8 with Zak Crawley 93 and Keith Barker (4-64) the pick of the Warwickshire bowlers.

In reply, Warwickshire were 229-1 at the close of play with Ian Bell 102* and Dom Sibley 82*.

Leicestershire v Middlesex

At the close of play yesterday, Leicestershire were 0-1, in their second innings, having lost Horton for 0. Leicestershire were leading  Middlesex by 194 runs, with 9 wickets remaining overnight.

Leicestershire 427 (Colin Ackerman 196*, Neil Dexter 66 ; Tim Murtagh 5-60 ) & 186

Middlesex 233 (Dawid Malan 78*, Paul Stirling 54; Ben Raine 3-53, Zak Chappell 4-65) & 82-3

Leicestershire were bowled out for 186 and in reply, Middlesex were 82-3 at close of play, Middlesex needing 299 runs to win.


Glamorgan v Derbyshire

Overnight, Derbyshire were 207-3, Ben Slater 52 and  Alex Hughes 67* getting most of the runs with Wayne Madsen 41. Derbyshire were trailing Glamorgan by 76 runs with 7 wickets left, at the start of the day's play.

Glamorgan 283 (Chris Cooke 69, Andrew Salter 72*;Tony Palladino 5-69) & 201-3 (Usman Khawaja 79,Kiran Carlson 69)

Derbyshire 362 (Ben Slater 52, Alex Hughes 102,Matthew Critchley 54*; Andrew Salter 4-105)

Derbyshire were eventually bowled out for 362, Andrew Salter 4-105 the pick of the Glamorgan bowlers.

In reply, Glamorgan were 201-3 at the close, leading Derbyshire by 122 runs with 7 wickets remaining.


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