Glamorgan 305 for five (Carlson 91, Northeast 84) path Leicestershire 320 (Patel 82, Azad 64, Labuschagne 3-65) by 15 runs
Glamorgan reached 305 for five on the finish of the second day of their LV= Insurance County Championship match in opposition to Leicestershire, nonetheless 15 runs behind on first innings.
The day began with Leicestershire nonetheless batting with two wickets in hand. A helpful stand between Callum Parkinson and Chris Wright took them to 320 all out.
Carlson made 91 and Northeast 84 however each had been dismissed within the final session with this recreation very a lot within the stability because it heads into the third day.
Having resumed on 285 for 8 Leicestershire efficiently handed 300 for the primary time this seasons because of a ninth-wicket partnership price 43 runs between Parkinson and Wright. That partnership was damaged when Wright edged behind off the bowling of Michael Hogan earlier than a 3rd run out of the innings introduced the Leicestershire batting efforts to a detailed.
Leicestershire received off to the proper begin with the ball when Wright had David Lloyd caught behind for simply 6 however a stand of 52 between Marnus Labuschagne and Andrew Salter steadied issues for Glamorgan.
Labuschagne was given an opportunity early on when Harry Swindells put down a leg aspect catch off Wright however the wicketkeeper could not dangle on. The Australian didn’t benefit from his success, he was out for 17 off the final ball earlier than lunch, making an attempt to hook a brief ball from Ben Mike.
Salter additionally departed shortly after the resumption to depart Glamorgan at 63 for 3 to carry collectively Carlson and Northeast who batted fantastically by way of the afternoon session as they shared a partnership price 182, comfortably the very best of Glamorgan’s season to this point. Both batters raced alongside, scoring at practically 5 an over. They had been aided of their fast scoring by the Leicestershire bowlers sending down 15 no balls with all their seamers responsible of overstepping.
Wright was comfortably the very best bowler on present for Leicestershire and it was he who broke the stand when he trapped Carlson lbw 9 runs wanting a century. Northeast was additionally dismissed lbw with Ben Mike claiming the wicket. There remains to be no hundred for Northeast at his new county, he has now been dismissed for 81, 85 and 84 in his fledgling Glamorgan profession.
Debutant Andy Gorvin and Chris Cooke noticed Glamorgan to the shut with dangerous mild ending proceedings two overs early. If these two can bat for a big a part of the morning session on day three Glamorgan are nicely positioned to assert a big first-innings lead.