Chester-le-Street, Apr 20 - Apr 23 2011, County Championship Division One
292 & 210
(104.5 ov, target 309)194 & 309/8
Sussex won by 2 wickets

Sussex hold nerve in cliffhanger

Sussex's 20-year-old left-hander Luke Wells rode his luck to complete his maiden century before his team suffered some late jitters on the way to a thrilling two-wicket win against Durham at Chester-le-Street

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Scorecard summary
Durham292/10(80.4 overs)1st INNINGS
Will Smith59 (122)
Monty Panesar4/88(28.4)
Amjad Khan3/74(22)
Sussex194/10(66.3 overs)1st INNINGS
Andy Hodd67 (117)
Chris Nash65 (91)
Callum Thorp3/52(20)
Ian Blackwell2/8(10.3)
Durham210/10(57.1 overs)2nd INNINGS
Sussex309/8(104.5 overs)2nd INNINGS
Luke Wells103 (247)
Ben Brown61 (116)
Callum Thorp2/40(23.5)
Match details
Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street
TossDurham, elected to bat first
SeriesCounty Championship Division One
Hours of play (local time)11am start, Lunch 13.00-13.40, Tea 15.40-16.00, Close 18.00
Match days20,21,22,23 April 2011 - day match (4-day match)
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Neil Bainton
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Neil Mallender
PointsSussex 19, Durham 5