County Championship: Carlson hundred retains Glam afloat v Sussex

Kiran Carlson


Kiran Carlson attended Whitchurch High School, where Gareth Bale, Sam Warburton and Geraint Thomas were also educated.
LV= County Championship Group Three, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff (day three):
Glamorgan 285: Carlson 127*; Robinson 4-50 & 258-5: Carlson 129*; Robinson 4-59
Sussex 481: Van Zyl 113, Garton 97; Hogan 4-46
Glamorgan (4 pts) lead Sussex (8 pts) by 62 runs

Sussex seamer Ollie Robinson put his team in the driving seat before Kiran Carlson’s second hundred of the match for Glamorgan took the game into the final day.

The home side, on 258-5, lead by just 62 runs in Cardiff.

Carlson’s 129 not out made him the first Welshman to double up for Glamorgan in 16 years.

But Sussex still remain favourites to complete victory with the weather set fair in Cardiff.

Robinson took 4-59 to add his his first innings 4-50 as he benefitted from a string of leg-before decisions, the umpires giving 15 so far in the match.

He exposed the problems of the Glamorgan top order with the first three…