Lancashire in firm control against Yorkshire

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Lancashire in firm control against Yorkshire
The hosts have taken a solid first innings lead of 186 runs with two wickets remaining at the end of the 2nd day.
The first day of play proved to be a terrible one for, put the opposition into bat.
There was some moisture in the pitch which gave advantage to the fast bowlers and the visitors had no answers to the swing and seam bowling.
The visitors lost two early wickets in the day as their opening batsman, Root, were sent back to the pavilion after adding four runs each to the total.
Yorkshire were guided out of trouble by skipper The pair did a terrific job, scoring 65 run for the third wicket partnership.
Sayers was dismissed after collecting 53 runs in his sensible knock. He was followed by Gale, who scored 31 runs before getting out.
The fall of two set batsmen proved to be devastating for the visitors, as none of the lower-order players managed to settle down. scored 14 runs while the rest of the batsmen were unable to reach double figures as Yorkshire went out for 141.
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During their reply, Lancashire also lost a couple of early wickets, but opener,, steadied the ship for their team. They put together 81 runs for the third wicket partnership, guiding the hosts to a strong
Horton was seven He deserved a century, but lost his concentration for a moment, which cost him his wicket.
Chilton played a crucial knock of 77 runs while cameos of 41 and 34 from and Maharoof helped the team extend its lead over 150.
Luke were batting on 23 and 4 respectively, when the umpires called the play off.
Lancashire had amassed 327 runs for the loss of eight wickets by then. was the pick of the bowlers for the visitors, picking up two wickets in the day.



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