Virtual County Championship Division 2: Day 2 Round Up Scores, News and Updates
Virtual County Championship: Day 2 Round Up with Scores, News and Updates from all the matches from Division 2
Nottinghamshire v Leicestershire Trent Bridge, Nottingham
Nottinghamshire 212 (Ben Slater 64; Dieter Klein 5/44) & 136/5
Leicestershire 276 (Mark Cosgrove 107; Stuart Broad 4/86)
Day 2 was edged by Leicestershire moving on from their overnight score of 84/5, they managed to post 276 all out with Mark Cosgrove (107) scoring their first ton of the season. Stuart Broad took 4/86 but the deficit of 64 on 1st innings could prove crucial going into day 3.
Nottinghamshire - Ben Slater, Ben Duckett, Chris Nash, Joe Clarke, Steven Mullaney, Samit Patel, Tom Moores, Peter Trego, Stuart Broad, Luke Fletcher, Jake Ball
Leicestershire - Hassan Azad, Paul Horton, Harry Dearden, Mark Cosgrove, Colin Ackerman, Lewis Hill, Tom Taylor, Ben Mike, Dieter Klein, Chris Wright, Will Davis
Sussex v Durham County Ground, Hove
Sussex 301 (Ben Brown 66; Rushworth 3/91) & 17/1
Durham 360/8 dec ( Alex Lees 75, Jack Burnham 79)
Durham took full advantage of the great batting conditions on day 2 through Lees (75) and Burnham (79) allowing the visitors to score well throughout the day. The Sussex bowlers toiled but proved expensive with Archer, Weise and Briggs all taking 2 wickets apiece. How important will the 59 run first innings advantage prove to be?
Sussex - Philip Salt, Tom Haines, Luke Wells, Stiaan van Zyl, H Finch, Ben Brown, David Wiese, Jordan, Jofra Archer, Danny Briggs, Ollie Robinson
Durham – C Steele, Cameron Bancroft, Alex Lees, Jack Burnham, Ben Stokes, N Eckersley, Liam Trevaskis, Ben Raine, James Weighell, Mark Wood, Chris Rushworth
Middlesex v Worcestershire Lord's, London
Worcestershire 383/5dec (Ben Cox 112*, Daryl Mitchell 74) & 73/1
Middlesex 246 (Steve Finn 69*; Joe Leach 5/90)
Worcestershire continued their dominance in this fixture on day 2, this time with the ball, dismissing the home side Middlesex for 246 (a first innings deficit of 137 runs) Joe Leach 5/90 was the star with the ball and had the tail not wagged for Middlesex ,with Steve Finn scoring a remarkable 69*, it could have been a lot worse. At the close, Worcestershire had a comfortable 200+ lead with 9 wickets in hand.
Worcestershire - Daryl Mitchell, H Rutherford, Brett D’Oliveira, Riki Wessels, Moeen Ali, Ben Cox, Ross Whiteley, Ed Barnard, Joe Leach, Josh Tongue, Charlie Morris
Middlesex - Sam Robson, Nick Gubbins, Stephen Eskinazi, Peter Handscomb, Max Holden, Eoin Morgan, John Simpson, James Harris, Toby Roland-Jones, Steven Finn, Tim Murtagh
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