Close of Play

  • Tue, 27 Apr - day 1 - Yorkshire 1st innings 304/2 (A McGrath 73*, JA Rudolph 68*, 100 ov)
  • Wed, 28 Apr - day 2 - Durham 1st innings 54/3 (MJ Di Venuto 30*, DM Benkenstein 4*, 18 ov)
  • Thu, 29 Apr - day 3 - Durham 1st innings 215/4 (ID Blackwell 12*, 63.1 ov)
  • Fri, 30 Apr - day 4 - Durham 2nd innings 46/0 (22 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Injury worries for Durham despite draw

    Durham's relief at escaping with a draw from a match in which they were largely outplayed was tempered by news that the injury crisis that has undermined the champions in their second title defence may become deeper still.

  • Di Venuto hundred halts Yorkshire hopes

    Yorkshire lead by 395 runs but the 16 wickets still required is the relevant statistic, and there has not been much evidence that taking them is within this attack's capabilities in these conditions

  • Rudolph double piles on Durham misery

    Those who scoffed at Yorkshire's self-belief after the side tipped for relegation had won their opening two matches might decide to keep their thoughts to themselves if Andrew Gale's young team can turn a compellingly strong position in this contest into

  • Yorkshire punish lacklustre Durham

    Yorkshire amassed 304 for 2 on the first day of their match against Durham