Virtual Cricket County Championship Round 2: Division 2 Day 3 Round Up – News, Scores and Updates
There were early finishes on Day 3 in all of the Division 2 in the Virtual Cricket County Championship: Leicestershire beat Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire beat Durham and Middlesex beat Glamorgan.
Virtual County Championship - DIVISION TWO
Derbyshire v Leicestershire - The Pattonair County Ground, Derby
Derbyshire 210 (Conners 62*, du Plooy 60, Wright 7/75) & 221 (Cricthley 61, Taylor 5/91, Davis 4/43)
Leicestershire 274 (Azad 45, Palladino 4/72, Hudson-Prentice 3/59) &158/5 (Azad 46)
Result – Leicestershire won by 5 wickets
Points – Leicestershire (21), Derbyshire (4)
Div 2 #DervLeics Day 3 Tom Taylor returned to his former employers and dominated with the ball taking 5/91 today, his control of length was perfect for the wicket and perfect for setting up this win with a day to spare for the visitors.
Azad (46) top scored again to give Leicestershire their 2nd win of the season already.
Durham v Nottinghamshire - Emirates Riverside, Chester-le-Street
Durham 304ao (Raine 65, Wood 59*, Ball 4/73) & 114ao (Lees 51, Broad 7/58)
Nottinghamshire 340/9dec (Clarke 131, Slater 56, Raine 5/107) & 84/3 (Hameed 54*)
Result – Nottinghamshire won by 7 wickets
Points – Nottinghamshire (22) , Durham (6)
Div 2 #DurvNotts Day 3 Stuart Broad's magnificent display of aggressive seam bowling tore Durham apart today. Already with 3 wickets to his name he produced 3 more in 4 balls to finish with 7/58 which set up the victory for the visitors. They finished the job with a day to spare thanks to Hameed (54*) completing a very comprehensive win here to really get their season going.
Glamorgan v Middlesex - Sophia Gardens Cardiff, Cardiff
Glamorgan 71ao (Finn 4/34, Murtagh 4/37) & 211ao (Humphrey 46, Murtagh 5/76, Harris 3/13) Middlesex 333/8dec (Handscomb 81, Harris 58*, Holden 56, Wagg 3/72)
Result – Middlesex won by an innings and 51 runs
Points – Middlesex 22, Glamorgan 2
Div 2 #GlamvMidd Day 3 Middlesex completed the relatively straight forward task of gaining the final 3 wickets. They did so by lunch (a full 5 sessions early) winning by an innings &51 runs and in doing so they earned 22 points to take back along the M4 home.
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