County Championship: Ben Duckett ton boosts Nottinghamshire towards Glamorgan

Ben Duckett


Ben Duckett has played four Tests for England
LV= County Championship Division Two, Trent Bridge, Nottingham (day one)
Nottinghamshire 302 (88.1 overs): Duckett 122, Mullaney 44; Neser 3-56
Glamorgan: 33-0 (5 overs)
Glamorgan (3 pts) trail Notts (3 pts) by 269 runs with all wickets standing

Ben Duckett’s 122 put Nottinghamshire in the driving seat before they fell away badly to 302 all out against Glamorgan, who finished on 33-0.

Left-hander Duckett played positively throughout, facing 207 balls and hitting 12 fours.

He added 116 for the fifth wicket with his captain Steven Mullaney (44) but Glamorgan hit back in the final session with the ball.

Michael Neser (3-56) was the most successful Glamorgan bowler.

The Welsh county’s attack were not consistent enough in the first two sessions, not helped by Duckett being dropped on 29 off a difficult slip chance by Sam Northeast off David Lloyd, but a late clatter of wickets changed the complexion of the game.

Notts lost Ben Slater for 17,…