County Championship: Durham and Gloucestershire’s bowlers on top

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Bill Salisbury reduced Gloucestershire provided by 59-1 to 67-4 the space of three . 5 overs
Specsavers County Championship Division Two, Emirates Riverside (day one):
Durham 158: Burnham 43, Raine 49; Payne 4-40
Gloucestershire 120-5: Bracey 35, Howell 27*; Salisbury 3-18
Gloucestershire (3pts) trail Durham (1pt) for 38 runs

Three an easy Matt Salisbury wickets get Durham back in the game on the grounds that both sides struggled with the such as the on the opening day at the type of Riverside.

Jake Payne’s four-wicket haul have left Durham fearing any fourth straight defeat considering the hosts were dismissed suitable for 158.

Port Burnham (43) and Dan Raine (42) had dug in to give Durham a project at least approaching a total to defend.

Salisbury then simply struck three times in twenty one balls to help leave Gloucestershire’s reply in the balance available at 102-5.

Ajax – who have now gone by 250 just once in ten innings this season – managed through an awful start to the morning workout program, losing four wickets as five runs in the living space of 43 balls to slip from 12-0 to 17-4.

Payne alleged three of those wickets, together with ducks for Durham skipper Cameron Bancroft and Gareth Harte, before returning to fix the hosts’ innings using bowling stubborn tail-ender Salisbury (23).

Gloucestershire began steadily but slipped from 59-1 to 67-4 due to Salisbury’s quickfire treble before James Bracey (35) and Benny Howell (27 not out) saw to them past 100 by the dear.

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