County Championship: Worcestershire’s Jack Haynes hits century towards Derbyshire

Jack Haynes only scored his maiden first-class century on Sunday in Worcestershire's final-day draw with Durham


Jack Haynes only scored his maiden first-class century on Sunday in Worcestershire’s final-day draw with Durham
LV= County Championship Division Two, Incora County Ground, Derby (day one)
Worcestershire 326-5: Haynes 133, Azhar 88; Sidebottom 2-76
Derbyshire: Yet to bat
Derbyshire 1pt, Worcestershire 3pts
Match scorecard

Jack Haynes scored his second consecutive first-class century as Worcestershire edged the opening day of the County Championship match at Derbyshire.

The 21-year-old backed-up his maiden hundred against Durham on Sunday with 133 from 207 balls to help Worcestershire reach 326 for five.

Azhar Ali made 88 from 192 balls, adding 187 in 56 overs with Haynes – to follow the 195 stand they shared to save the Durham match – before Derbyshire hit back with the second new ball.

Sam Conners removed Haynes before a brilliant catch by Anuj Dal sent back Brett D’Oliveira five overs before the close.

Derbyshire’s decision to bowl first on a pitch tinged with green was possibly based on the…