Close of Play

  • Mon, 29 Mar - day 1 - Durham 1st innings 329/3 (KJ Coetzer 123*, ID Blackwell 13*, 96 ov)
  • Tue, 30 Mar - day 2 - Durham 2nd innings 7/2 (WR Smith 4*, ID Blackwell 3*, 4 ov)
  • Wed, 31 Mar - day 3 - Marylebone Cricket Club 2nd innings 156/7 (TJ Murtagh 27*, J Lewis 32*, 48 ov)
  • Thu, 01 Apr - day 4 - Marylebone Cricket Club 2nd innings 214 (59 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Borthwick completes resounding Durham win

    Durham's bowlers wasted no time in wrapping up a comprehensive 311-run victory over MCC in the first match of the county season

  • Bradshaw - Pink ball needs more work

    Keith Bradshaw, the chief executive of MCC and one of the main pioneers of the pink ball that is currently undergoing floodlit trials in Abu Dhabi, has conceded that further tests and research will be necessary before the ball is ready for use in Test cri

  • Spinners take Durham to the verge of victory

    Durham continued to dominate the county curtain-raiser against MCC at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, setting their opponents an improbable target of 526 for victory on day three

  • Durham skittle MCC for 162

    Durham put both the MCC's batsmen and the much-hyped pink ball through their paces today, skittling their opponents for 162 to assume take control after two days of the county curtain-raiser

  • James Foster refuses to dwell on England snub

    James Foster, the Essex wicketkeeper, heads into the 2010 domestic season in a familiar position

M.C.C. 4th innings Partnerships

1st7SA NewmanDJ Malan
2nd9DJG SalesDJ Malan
3rd5DJ MalanJWA Taylor
4th24APR GidmanJWA Taylor
5th29JS FosterJWA Taylor
6th16JD MiddlebrookJWA Taylor
7th7TJ MurtaghJWA Taylor
8th59J LewisTJ Murtagh
9th23DA CoskerTJ Murtagh
10th35SP KirbyTJ Murtagh