Durham 459 for 7 dec (Jones 96, Maddinson 90, Borthwick 82, Benjamin 82*) beat Sussex 162 (Orr 36, Coughlin 3-33, Potts 3-53) and 157 (Raine 5-54) by an innings and 140 runs
Durham wrapped up victory after lunch on Day Four at Chester-le-Street after some courageous Sussex resistance lastly got here to an finish.
Tom Haines fell to Oliver Gibson for the one wicket within the morning session after the guests took a extra constructive strategy to taking part in the hosts’ assault in good batting circumstances, Haines and James Coles including a 50 partnership in fast time.
Raine bowled Jack Carson to finish his five-wicket haul and Potts had Faheem Ashraf caught off a brief ball to provide Durham the win, with Henry Crocombe unable to bat after damaging his shoulder within the discipline on the primary day.
“Tough 4 days and the consequence reveals that,” Sussex captain Tom Haines mentioned. “We had a really sincere chat after Day Two and it simply wasn’t adequate; these are the info of it. As an general the efficiency wasn’t adequate and Durham deserved to win.”
“The lads have put in one other stable efficiency this week,” Durham interim head coach Neil Killeen added. “The climate yesterday was irritating, however we have performed constant cricket this week and been relentless with bat and ball. The bowlers all labored for one another, Ben Raine was excellent.”
The win strikes Durham as much as fourth in Division Two, whereas Sussex stay seventh within the desk.