County Championship: Van der Gugten rescues Glam v Yorkshire – NewsEverything Wales

Joe and Billy Root
Yorkshire’s England captain Joe Root shares a joke along with his brother Billy, the Glamorgan batsman
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 succeed in 310-Eight at a freezing Headingley.

Billy battled for greater than three hours for a gritty 43, however was dismissed nicely 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 probably the most profitable of the seam assault.

He was nicely 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 finest rating as he grew in confidence whereas Michael Hogan clubbed a late unbeaten 40.

Earlier Kiran Carlson hit a sparky 55 to present Glamorgan some momentum both aspect 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 situations, far faraway from his final outing in Ahmedabad.

Glamorgan batsman Kiran Carlson informed 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 type of wickets the place in case you get in, you’ll be able to 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 just a little 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 situations and it will get very chilly when the wind picks up but it surely’s one thing it’s important to cope with in April, you simply must get on with it and do your job.”

Yorkshire seamer Matthew Fisher informed BBC Radio Leeds:

“As much as the partnership between Douthwaite and van der Gugten, I believe we bowled good however not exceptionally nicely. Our requirements are actually excessive, and we weren’t even at our greatest within the first couple of classes.

“Once they obtained going, it perhaps took us abruptly, and we have been just a little bit gradual to react.

“It seems a superb pitch. So if we will come again and get them out cheaply, hopefully we will pile the runs on as nicely.

“They did play nicely, however we should be higher. We simply must deal with doing our good issues for longer.”

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