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Ben Slater, Lyndon James provide Notts response to deny Durham's victory push
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Ben Slater, Lyndon James provide Notts response to deny Durham's victory push

ReportVisitors can only manage five wickets on final day after declaring on lead of 395Durham 330 (Raine 59, Lees 58, Bedingham 57) and 332 for 4 dec (Bedingham 180*, Eckersley 113*) drew with Nottinghamshire 267 (Moores 96*, Hutton 51, Salisbury 4-74) and 298 for 5 (James 79*, Slater 73, Mullaney 69)Nottinghamshire found the required resilience to pick up the significantly enhanced eight-point reward for a draw in their opening LV= Insurance County Championship match after visitors Durham had given their bowlers the whole of the final day to claim 10 wickets and a first victory at Trent Bridge in the competition since 2013.Without a win in the Championship in 26 matches before this one, Nottinghamshire had suffered 17 defeats in that period, a record that made Durham favourites to take th...
David Bedingham, Ned Eckersley hundreds give Durham control
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David Bedingham, Ned Eckersley hundreds give Durham control

ReportBedingham leads way with unbeaten 180 as Notts winless run looks set to continueDurham 330 and 332 for 4 (Bedingham 180*, Eckersley 113*) lead Nottinghamshire 267 (Moores 96*, Hutton 51, Salisbury 4-74) by 395 runsSouth Africa-born batsman David Bedingham turned his maiden first-class century in English cricket into a career-best unbeaten 180 to put Durham in complete control of their LV= Insurance County Championship match at Trent Bridge.The 26-year-old right-hander, no stranger to these parts after three seasons with village side Plumtree in the Nottinghamshire Premier League, surpassed his previous best of 147 for Boland against Easterns in 2018 to help Durham recover from 22 for 3 to build a 395-run lead with one day remaining. Bedingham's fifth-wicket partnership with Ned Ecker...
Matt Salisbury leaves Notts with a hill to climb after Ben Raine fortifies Durham
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Matt Salisbury leaves Notts with a hill to climb after Ben Raine fortifies Durham

ReportNottinghamshire slip to 85 for 6 in response to 330 before Tom Moores steadies inningsNottinghamshire 165 for 7 (Salisbury 3-54) trail Durham 330 (Raine 59*) by 165 runsDurham seized the initiative at a cold and damp Trent Bridge, where a familiar Nottinghamshire collapse with the bat was compounded by an injury to their England fast bowler, Jake Ball.The 30-year-old, whose return to wicket-taking form last season earned him a place in England's white-ball squads in India after three years out of the international picture, took two wickets on the first day here but had bowled only nine deliveries on the second morning when a back problem forced him off the field. Nottinghamshire said it was "sore" and is "being monitored".With Ball out of the attack, Durham built well on the fightbac...
Durham fail to capitalise despite Alex Lees, David Bedingham fifties
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Durham fail to capitalise despite Alex Lees, David Bedingham fifties

ReportJake Ball, Luke Fletcher share four wickets before late recovery from eighth-wicket pairDurham 241 for 7 (Lees 58, Bedingham 57) vs Nottinghamshire Against an opponent without a win in this competition in 27 attempts. Durham might have fancied themselves to get their LV= Insurance County Championship season off to a positive start but they will feel the opening day here was one of wasted opportunities as wickets were lost at key moments, before a fightback of sorts from eighth-wicket pair Bryson Carse and Ben Raine.Asked to bat first on a typical green-tinged early-season pitch, they recovered well from a stuttering start against a Nottinghamshire seam attack that looked potent even with overseas signing Dane Paterson not yet match fit after a long-term injury.The returning Scott Bor...