Andrew Salter took 7 wickets for Glamorgan in their draw against Durham on the final day of the opening round of County Championship matches.
Essex vs Kent
Resuming on 405/5, the hosts added 70 to their overnight score before Jordan Cox (pictured below) would be caught by Matt Critchley off the bowling of Dan Lawrence for 129 with Nathan Gilchrist bowled by Critchley for 9. Matt Milnes would be caught by a substitute fielder off the same bowler for 67 before Matt Quinn was the final man out, caught by Sam Cook off the bowling of Lawrence, for 4 – Jackson Bird 53 not out off 46 balls while Joe Denly would not bat due to injury.
Nick Browne would be the only man out in the Essex second innings, caught by Cox off the bowling of Gilchrist for 9, as Alastair Cook and captain Tom Westley made 26 and 32 not out respectively.
Points: ESS 12, KEN 12
Northamptonshire vs Gloucestershire
Resuming on 326/6, the visitors added 15 to their overnight score before Ryan Higgins would be LBW to Ben Sanderson for 139 with Matt Taylor following a couple of overs later, caught behind by Lewis McManus off the same bowler for 3. Zafar Gohar was LBW to Nathan Buck for 53 before Naseem Shah would be the final man out, caught by Saif Zaib off the bowling of Sanderson, for 7 – Ajeet Dale finishing 1 not out.
Requiring a target of 299, Northants would lose captain Ricardo Vasconcelos as he was caught behind by James Bracey off the bowling of Taylor for 26 before Emilio Gay would fall to the same combination for 17. Ben Curran would be LBW to Gohar for 18 before Zaib would be caught by Miles Hammond off the bowling of Higgins for 65.
Rob Keogh would be caught by Graeme van Buuren off the bowling of Gohar for 74 before Josh Cobb would be caught by Higgins off the same bowler for 36. The final two wickets would fall the same way as McManus (15) and Gareth Berg (golden duck) would both be caught by Charlesworth off the bowling of Higgins in consecutive balls with Tom Taylor and Buck finishing 7 and 1 not out respectively.
Points: NOR 5, GLO 4
Warwickshire vs Surrey
Resuming on 293/7, the hosts moved to 335 before Craig Miles would be caught by Ollie Pope off the bowling of Reece Topley for 32 before Henry Brookes would be caught by the same fielder off the bowling of Ryan Patel for 29. Michael Burgess (pictured below) and Oliver Hannon-Dalby put on 122 runs for the final wicket partnership before the former was caught by Jordan Clark off the bowling of Will Jacks for 178.
Surrey would score 43 through Rory Burns (22) and Patel (16) before the two teams shook hands after 13.1 overs.Embed from Getty Images
Points: WAR 13, SUR 13
Glamorgan vs Durham
Resuming on 348/3, the visitors would add 3 to their overnight score before David Bedingham would be stumped by Chris Cooke off the bowling of Andrew Salter (pictured below) for 76 then Ned Eckersley would soon follow, caught by Kiran Carlson off the same bowler for 4. Paul Coughlin (caught by James Harris) and Ben Raine (caught by Sam Northeast) would follow for two-ball ducks with Liam Trevaskis caught by Cooke off the bowling of Harris for 2.
Salter would also take the final couple of wickets, first Matty Potts would be bowled for 2 then Chris Rushworth was caught by Michael Hogan for 5 as the Glamorgan spinner would finish with figures of 7/45 – new England opener Alex Lees would carry his bat on the way to an unbeaten 182 as Durham would collapse to 383 all out.
Glamorgan would lose captain David Lloyd to the fifth ball of the innings without scoring as he was bowled by Rushworth before Salter would be caught by Scott Borthwick off the same bowler for 10. Northeast would be LBW to Coughlin for 5 before Colin Ingram would be bowled by Raine for 19.
Carlson would be the final wicket to fall as he was caught behind by Adam Eckersley off the bowling of Potts for 61 with Cooke and Callum Taylor would finish 85 and 23 not out respectivelySalterEmbed from Getty Images
Points: GLA 11, DUR 15
GLA 234 (72.5 overs) & 220/5 (68 overs), DUR 383 (115 overs)
Leicestershire vs Worcestershire
The visitors would declare before the start of the day’s play on 234/5 meaning that Leicestershire would require 370 to win.
Sam Evans would be caught behind by Ben Cox off the bowling of Charlie Morris for 11 before George Rhodes would be caught by Ed Barnard off the bowling of Dillon Pennington for 12. Colin Ackermann would be caught by the same fielder off the bowling of Josh Baker for 11 before Lewis Hill would be LBW to the same bowler for 1.
Harry Swindells would be bowled by Baker without scoring before Ben Mike would be caught by Pollock off the bowling of Pennington for 9. Ed Barnes would be LBW to Baker for 15 before Callum Parkinson would be caught by Cox off the bowling of Azhar Ali for 14. Chris Wright would be the final man out, LBW to Pennington, for 15 with opener Hassan Azad (104, pictured below) and Beuran Hendricks (16) not out as Leicestershire held on for a draw.
Points: LEI 4, WOR 6
WOR 348 (93.3 overs) & 234/5 dec (42.5 overs), LEI 213 (70 overs) & 218/9 (96 overs)
Middlesex vs Derbyshire
Resuming on 201/3, the hosts would move to 209 before Robbie White would be caught by Luis Reece off the bowling of Sean Conners for 81 before Max Holden would be LBW to the same bowler for 82 – John Simpson and Toby Roland-Jones finishing 23 and 17 not out as Middlesex would declare on 258/5.
Requiring 356 to win, Derbyshire would lose Shan Masood would be caught behind by Simpson off the bowling of Ethan Bamber for 62 before Billy Godleman would be caught by Stephen Eskinazi off the bowling of Roland-Jones for 38. Wayne Madsen would be LBW to Tom Helm for 54 before Brooke Guest would be caught by Wayne Madsen off the same bowler for 43.
Luis Reece would be the final man out, caught by Simpson to give Helm his third wicket of the day for 2 with Leus du Plooy and Anuj Dal finishing 23 and 24 not out.
Points: MID 6, DER 4
MID 401 (125 overs) & 258/5 dec (50 overs), DER 304 (116.4 overs) & 255/5 (83 overs)
Sussex vs Nottinghamshire
Resuming on 29/1, the hosts would add 22 to their overnight score before Jamie Atkins would be caught by a sub fielder off the bowling of Brett Hutton for 8 with Tom Alsop caught behind by Tom Moores off the bowling of Lyndon James for 6. Oliver Carter would be LBW to Hutton for 17 before opener Ali Orr would be caught by Ben Slater off the same bowler for 45.
Tom Clark would be caught by Steven Mullaney off the bowling of Liam Patterson-White for 26 before Delray Rawlins would be bowled by James for 9. Archie Lenham would be the eighth man out, LBW to Patterson-White for 18 before Henry Crocombe would fall the same way for 11 – Steven Finn finishing 4 not out with batsman Danial Ibrahim not batting due to injury.
Requiring 14 to win, Notts knocked them off in 13 balls with Slater and Haseeb Hameed finishing 2 and 12 not out respectively.
Points: SUS 5, NOT 23
SUS 375 (127.1 overs) & 172 (78 overs), NOT 534/9 dec (143 overs) & 14/0 (2.1 overs)
Fixtures – all start on Thursday at 11 am
Derbyshire vs Sussex (Division 2)
Durham vs Leicestershire (Division 2)
Gloucestershire vs Yorkshire (Division 1)
Kent vs Lancashire (Division 1)
Nottinghamshire vs Glamorgan (Division 2)
Somerset vs Essex (Division 1)
Surrey vs Hampshire (Division 1)