Pujara Century Puts Sussex In Decent Position

Last Updated 8 May 2022 3:30 pm (UK Time)

An unbeaten century from Cheteshwar Pujara put Sussex in a decent position on Day 3 of the fifth round of the County Championship matches.

Essex vs Yorkshire

Resuming on 81/3, the visitors moved to 205 before Matthew Revis was run out by Matt Critchley for 47 with Joe Root bowled by Critchley for 75. Dawid Malan and Harry Brook (pictured below) put on an unbeaten 210 for the sixth-wicket partnership with them resuming 87 and 110 not out respectively.

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ESS 403 (156.3 overs), YOR 425/5 (125 overs)

Hampshire vs Gloucestershire

Resuming on 28/4, the hosts added 4 to their overnight score before James Vince would be caught behind by James Bracey off the bowling of Ryan Higgins for 15 before Nick Gubbins would be dismissed by the same combination for 13. Ben Brown would be caught by Bracey off the bowling of Dominic Goodman for 18 before Liam Dawson would be caught by Goodman off the bowing of Ajeet Dale for 12.

Keith Barker would be caught by Miles Hammond off the bowling of Graeme van Buuren before Aneurin Donald (89, pictured below) and James Fuller (32 not out) put on 101 for the final wicket with the former caught by Goodman off the bowling of Jared Warner.

Requiring 368 to win, Gloucestershire lost Marcus Harris as he was bowled by Mohammad Abbas for 18 before Bracey would be LBW to Dawson for 2 – George Scott and Hammond resuming 70 and 15 not out.

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HAM 342 (108.2 overs) & 204 (59.2 overs), GLO 179 (68 overs) & 111/2 (45 overs)

Lancashire vs Warwickshire

Resuming on 127/0, the hosts would move to 166 before Luke Wells would be caught & bowled by Danny Briggs for 80 with Josh Bohannon would be caught by Rob Yates off the bowling of Oliver Hannon-Dalby for 23. Steven Croft would be caught by Chris Benjamin off the bowling of Craig Miles without scoring before Keaton Jennings (pictured below) would be caught by Sam Hain off the bowling of Hannon-Dalby for 110.

Phil Salt would be caught by Will Rhodes off the bowling of Nathan McAndrew for 26 before Goerge Balderson would be caught by Hain off the same bowler for 11. Luke Wood would be caught by Rhodes off the bowling of Briggs for 1 before Dane Vilas would be caught behind by Michael Burgess off the bowling of McAndrew for 41. Hassan Ali would be caught by Rob Yates off the same bowler for 4 before Matt Parkinson would be the final man out, LBW to Hannon-Dalby, for 9 – Tom Bailey finishing 17 not out.

Warwickshire would get to 4 off their 3 overs before the teams went off for bad light – Alex Davies (4) and Dom Sibley (0) resuming this morning.

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WAR 315 (113 overs) & 4/0 (3 overs), LAN 361 (128.3 overs)

Surrey vs Northamptonshire

Resuming on 154/8, the hosts added 24 to their overnight score before Simon Kerrigan would be LBW to Colin de Grandhomme for 12 with Ben Sanderson the other man out, caught by Hashim Amla off the same bowler, for 4 – Luke Procter finishing 83 not out.

Following on, Northants would lose Ricardo Vasconcelos as he was caught behind by Ben Foakes off the bowling of Jordan Clark for 2 before Will Young would be caught by the same fielder off the bowling of Daniel Worrall for 3. Procter would be caught by Sam Curran off the bowling of Gus Atkinson for 9 before Emilio Gay would be caught by Foakes off the same bowler for 51.

Saif Zaib would be LBW to Jamie Overton for 8 before Rob Keogh would be bowled by Worrall for 15. Lewis McManus would be caught by Foakes off the bowling of Clark for 16 before Tom Taylor would be caught by Overton off the bowling of Grandhomme for 18. Kerrigan would be caught by Grandhomme off the bowling of Worrall for a run-a-ball 25 before Matthew Kelly the last man out, caught by the same fielder off the bowling of Atkinson, for 33 – Sanderson finishing 5 not out as Surrey would win by an innings and 5 runs.

Points: SUR 22, NOR 2

SUR 401 (126.3 overs), NOR 194 (74.5 overs) & 202 (57.5 overs) FO

Glamorgan vs Leicestershire

Resuming on 305/5, the visitors moved to 311 before Andy Gorvin would be LBW to Beuran Hendricks for 23 with Chris Cook bowled by Callum Parkinson for 52. Michael Neser would be caught by Louis Kimber off the bowling of Wiaan Mulder for 29 before James Harris would be LBW to the same bowler for 1. James Weighell would be the last wicket to fall, caught by Hassan Azad off the bowling of Ben Mike, for 34 – Michael Hogan was 10 not out.

Sam Evans would be caught behind by Cooke off the bowling of Hogan for 5 before Rishi Patel would be caught by the same fielder off the bowling of Neser for 1. Louis Kimber would be caught by the same bowler for 37 before Mulder would be caught by Coke off the bowling of David Lloyd for 6.

Opener Azad would be caught by Marnus Labuschagne off the same bowler for 58 before Scott Steel would be LBW to Neser for 18. Harry Swindells would be bowled by Weigell for 20 off the final ball of the day with Mike 10 not out.

LEI 320 (107.5 overs) & 158/7 (54.4 overs), GLA 437 (118.4 overs)

Sussex vs Middlesex

Resuming on 284/6, the visitors added 28 to their overnight score before Martin Andersson would be caught by Tom Alsop off the bowling of Ollie Robinson for 55 before Blake Cullen would be dismissed by the same combination for 1. Shaheen Shah Afridi would be run out by Tom Haines for 18 before Luke Hollman would be bowled by Hunt for 82 – Ethan Bamber 0 not out.

Sussex would lose Ali Orr as he was caught behind by John Simpson off the bowling of Afridi without scoring before Tom Haines would be caught by the same fielder off the bowling off Bamber for the same score. Alsop and Cheteshwar Pujara (pictured below) put on 138 for the third-wicket partnership before the former would be caught by Peter Handscomb off the bowling of Andersson for 66 with Pujara (125) and Tom Clark (26) resuming this morning.

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SUS 392 (106.4 overs) & 236/3 (51 overs), MID 358 (102.2 overs)

Worcestershire vs Durham

Resuming on 169/6, the hosts moved to 204 before Ben Cox would be caught behind by Ned Eckersley off the bowling of Matty Potts for 21 with Josh Baker caught by David Bedingham off the bowling of Matt Salisbury for 27. Joe Leach would be caught by Scott Borthwick off the bowling of Chris Rushworth for 62 before Ben Gibbon would be the final man out, bowled by the same bowler, for 9 – Adam Finch finishing 22 not out.

Alex Lees (60 not out) and Sean Dickson (105 off 73, pictured below) put on 170 runs in 21.3 overs before the latter would be caught behind by Cox off the bowling of Finch with Durham declaring at the fall of the wicket.

Requiring 442 runs to win, Worcestershire would lose Ed Pollock as he was bowled by Rushworth for 10 before Jake Libby would be LBW to the same bowler for 17 – Azhar Ali and Jack Haynes resuming 23 and 26 not out respectively.

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DUR 580/6 dec (128 overs) & 170/1 dec (21.3 overs), WOR 309 (99.5 overs) & 85/2 (22 overs)