County Championship: Durham on prime in opposition to Glamorgan as rain stops play

Hailstorm at Sophia Gardens

A hailstorm meant no play was possible after lunch at Sophia Gardens
LV= County Championship Division Two, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff (day two):
Glamorgan 234: Ingram 87, Raine 3-35, Potts 3-67
Durham 5-0: Jones 4*
Glamorgan 1 pt, Durham 3 pts

Durham’s bowlers took control against Glamorgan as rain and hail struck again to bring day two to an early close.

Resuming on 164-4, the hosts’ top scorers Colin Ingram (87) and Chris Cooke (59) both fell to Paul Coughlin.

Matthew Potts had Callum Taylor and James Weighell out lbw in the space of three balls, before Ben Raine and Chris Rushworth took a wicket apiece as Glamorgan were dismissed for 234.

Durham only faced one over, reaching 5-0 before rain stopped play at lunch.

A second heavy hailstorm in as many days followed, meaning only 73.5 overs have been possible in the first two days of this County Championship Division Two encounter at Sophia Gardens.

Glamorgan batter Colin Ingram told BBC Sport Wales: “The pitch always had enough in it…