Close of Play

  • Sun, 11 May - day 1 - Sussex 1st innings 441/5 (LJ Wright 183*, BC Brown 152*, 96 ov)
  • Mon, 12 May - day 2 - Sussex 1st innings 505/9 (SJ Magoffin 15*, J Lewis 8*, 113.4 ov)
  • Tue, 13 May - day 3 - Durham 1st innings 137/2 (SG Borthwick 84*, KC Sangakkara 30*, 45.2 ov)
  • Wed, 14 May - day 4 - Durham 1st innings 451/7 (125 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Sangakkara applies sleeper hold to Sussex

    Watching Kumar Sangakkara bat could never be described as a chore but his grit was of material value to Durham as they quietly applied the sleeper hold to Sussex for their fourth draw of the season.

  • Borthwick learns from the master

    This game seems destined to end in a draw, with more than 100 overs lost so far and Sussex requiring 18 wickets or some generous collusion in the time remaining

  • Onions injury blow adds to Durham's woes

    Durham's thin squad, which was already up against it in attempting to defend their Championship title, has been dealt a further blow by the news that Graham Onions will need to see a specialist about his back problem

  • Wright latest to send England reminder

    With England seeking a new start under Peter Moores it is the opportune time for players to push their name forward. Luke Wright was the latest to do so with a century against defending County Champions Durham