Nottinghamshire Vs Durham: In county league division two, After winning the toss Nottinghamshire elected to bowl first. The green conditions in England always help the fast bowlers.
Durham was cautious with the bat in the starting. Their opening partnership was looking solid until South African pacer Dane Paterson broke the partnership on 66. After that wickets fell at regular intervals. Durham was unable to stitch a big partnership which restricted them to just 230 runs.
The pick of the bowler was Liam Patterson. The Southpaw picked 5 wickets for just 54 runs. The 23-year-old was tight with his length and line. The left-arm Orthodox made sure that Durham gets restricted to a below-par score.
The pick of the batsman was Sean Dickson. The right-handed batter was the only player on the team to score 50+ score. He scored 54 runs and faced 95 balls.
After the innings break, the Nottinghamshire opener occupied the crease. It was just 15 overs left and the only thing Durham would want is an early breakthrough. Although Nottinghamshire opener Ben Slater and Haseeb Hameed played 15 overs without loss of any wickets and also scored 50 runs. In which 23 runs were scored by each batsman.
Durham is currently in the 2nd spot in the table with 30 points. Whereas Nottinghamshire is just behind Durham at 3rd spot with a total of 29 points.Nottinghamshire’s batting lineup consists of excellent batters like Ben Duckett, Joe Clarke, and Tom Moores. Now Nottinghamshire would want that they make a total more than Durham to gain First innings lead points and move to the top of the table.