|LV= County Championship Division Two, Riverside, Chester-le-Street (day one)|
|Durham 311 (84.3 overs): Stokes 82, Petersen 78; Hogan 4-67|
|Glamorgan 31-2 (9 overs): Potts 2-18|
|Glamorgan (3 pts) trail Durham (3 pts) by 280 runs with eight wickets standing|
England captain Ben Stokes was in the runs again with 82 as Durham made 311 against Glamorgan after being put in.
Stokes’ innings mixed patience with a few big blows as he smashed two sixes off Ashes rival Marnus Labuschagne, though it was not the all-out assault of the previous week at Worcester.
South Africa’s Keegan Petersen made 78, but Durham’s total looked a touch below-par.
It soon seemed better as Glamorgan slumped to 31 for two.
The visitors owed much to opening bowlers Michael Hogan (4-67) and Michael Neser (2-26) after Timm van der Gugten went off with a recurring hamstring problem.
David Lloyd’s decision to bowl first looked the obvious one…