|County Championship Group Three, Headingley (day one):|
|Glamorgan 310-8 (96 overs): Van der Gugten 80*, Douthwaite 57, Carlson 55; Coad 3-79|
|Yorkshire But to bat|
|Yorkshire 2 pts, Glamorgan Three pts|
A purple patch from the Yorkshire seamers prevented the battle of the Root brothers from getting private earlier than Glamorgan fought again to achieve 310-Eight at a freezing Headingley.
Billy battled for greater than three hours for a gritty 43, however was dismissed properly earlier than England captain Joe got here into the assault.
A tough-hitting stand of 122 between Dan Douthwaite (57) and Timm van der Gugten (80 not out) rescued Glamorgan.
Ben Coad (3-79) was essentially the most profitable of the seam assault.
He was properly supported by Matthew Fisher, Steve Patterson and Duanne Oliver earlier than Glamorgan grabbed again the momentum within the night session, van der Gugten incomes his first-class greatest rating as he grew in confidence whereas Michael Hogan clubbed a late unbeaten 40.
Earlier Kiran Carlson hit a sparky 55 to provide Glamorgan some momentum both facet of the lunch interval.
Joe Root bowled solely three overs and spent a lot of the day doing shuttle runs within the subject in a bid to maintain heat within the arctic circumstances, far faraway from his final outing in Ahmedabad.
Glamorgan batsman Kiran Carlson advised BBC Sport Wales:
“Dan and Timmy actually put us in a great place particularly with Hoges becoming a member of in on the finish there, and it is a kind of wickets the place if you happen to get in, you may money in. We have been staring down the barrel for a bit there but it surely’s even on the finish of the day.
“Billy and me loved batting collectively, we put collectively slightly partnership and it was a disgrace I could not kick on. It was all very pleasant between Billy and Joe on the market.
“It was harsh circumstances and it will get very chilly when the wind picks up but it surely’s one thing it’s important to take care of in April, you simply should get on with it and do your job.”
Yorkshire seamer Matthew Fisher advised BBC Radio Leeds:
“As much as the partnership between Douthwaite and van der Gugten, I feel we bowled good however not exceptionally properly. Our requirements are actually excessive, and we weren’t even at our greatest within the first couple of periods.
“After they received going, it perhaps took us without warning, and we have been slightly bit gradual to react.
“It seems to be an excellent pitch. So if we will come again and get them out cheaply, hopefully we will pile the runs on as properly.
“They did play properly, however we should be higher. We simply must deal with doing our good issues for longer.”
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