Durham rout Worcestershire by an innings and 25 runs

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Durham rout Worcestershire by an innings and 25 runs
Durham crushed Worcestershire by an innings and 25 runs in a match of the County Championship Division One, at the County Ground, New Road, Worcester in
The visitors amassed a mammoth first innings total of 587, which proved to be too for Worcestershire, as they were bowled out for 217 and 345 in their two innings respectively., who is the skipper and wicketkeeper of Durham, elected to bat first after winning the toss. The pitch was good for batting and the visitors made the most of it by posting a huge first innings total.
The start to the Durham innings was a dismal one though, as they lost both their openers,, early. The two managed only eight and 12 runs respectively.
First drop, tried to steady the ship for their team, but the latter was unfortunate to be run-out after adding just five runs to the total. The visitors were struggling at that stage with three wickets down for just 44 runs
on the board.
However, a 74-run stand between and Muchall guided the team out of trouble. Benkenstein was unable to carry onto the start to his innings and was dismissed after scoring 33 runs. turned the game completely.
The duo scored 175 and 134 runs in their respective innings and was involved in a marathon partnership of 247 runs for the fifth wicket.
Things got worse for the home team after Mustard also managed to score a ton. He got out after scoring 101 runs and was involved in a century partnership with The latter remained unbeaten on 67 before the innings was declared on 587 for
Worcestershire’s bowlers started off well, but were unable to trouble the middle-order batsmen of the opposition. was the pick of the bowlers, taking two wickets in the innings.
In reply, Worcestershire had a disappointing start to their innings. They lost five batsmen within 100 runs.
Skipper of the home team,, scored 37 runs in the lower order, taking the team’s total above 200.
Steve Harmison was impressive with the ball for Durham. He took four wickets in the innings.
The second innings of collected 63 and 58 runs respectively.
The hosts were bowled out for 345 runs in their second outing. They were once again troubled by tall seamer,, who grabbed three wickets, increasing his match tally to seven.



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