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Second XI: Durham dominate on day three at Beckenham

Tuesday 27th April 2010

Second XI friendly
Kent/Essex v Durham
26 to 29 April 2010
County Ground, Beckenham

Durham won the toss and elected to bat

Durham first innings, 192 all out
Nel 2-43, Edwards 1-9, Shaw 1-21, Joseph 1-38

Kent first innings, 468 all out
Ferley 99, Edwards 35, Goodman 33

Durham second innings, 466-3
Ferley 1-133, Matt Walker 1-14

Durham’s cricketers lead by 190 runs going into the final day of their second team friendly against a combined Kent and Essex side at Beckenham. Durham went into day three 276 runs behind on first innings but batted positively and aggressively to build a good lead.

The Kent bowlers struggled and spinner Rob Ferley (pictured) was the only one to take a wicket. The former Nottinghamshire left-armer returned figures of 1-131 while former Kent batsman Matt Walker took 1-14 with his part-time medium pace deliveries.

Second team scores will be updated on a more regular basis this season. You can keep up-to-date in the match-by-match information in the second team fixtures part of the website.