County Championship: Glamorgan edge to benefit at Yorkshire

Joe Root

England Test captain Joe Root made just 16 for Yorkshire
County Championship Group Three, Headingley (day two):
Glamorgan 330: Van der Gugten 85*, Douthwaite 57, Carlson 55, Hogan 54; Coad 4-94, Patterson 3-51& 68-4: Coad 3-18
Yorkshire 193: Lyth 53; Taylor 2-16
Glamorgan (6 pts) lead Yorkshire (3 pts) by 205 runs

Glamorgan lead Yorkshire by 205 runs going into day three in their County Championship game, despite struggling to 68-4 in their second innings.

Ben Coad took 3-18 to boost home hopes at Headingley.

But Yorkshire had earlier been bowled out for 193, with only Adam Lyth (52), Harry Brook (40) and Dom Bess (38 not out) making contributions.

England captain Joe Root, on a rare Championship outing, made a cautious 16 before skying Callum Taylor to mid-off.

The young spinner was one of four players to claim two wickets, along with Michael Hogan, Dan Douthwaite and David Lloyd.

Glamorgan’s Billy Root was brought on as first change to bowl at brother Joe, but their first…