Ingram 155 helps Glamorgan beat Kent in high score match


Ingram hit 15 fours and three sixes in his 155.

Ingram hit 15 fours and three sixes in his 155. © Getty

Group B

Glamorgan v Kent

Colin Ingram’s 155 (15 fours and three sixes) and his sixth-wicket stand of 186 runs with Tom Cullen (80*) helped Glamorgan beat Kent by three wickets in a high-scoring thriller in Cardiff. Ingram and Cullen came together in Glamorgan’s pursuit of 304 with the hosts faltering at 107/5. The pair then batted for 28 overs, slowly dragging the game away from Kent and when Ingram finally fell in the 47th over, Glamorgan needed just 11 runs to win. Efforts from Ingram and Cullen overshadowed an equally superb 101 from Joey Evison, which set Kent’s competitive total. Oliver Robinson, who hit a double ton last game, hit a 50 from 47 while Alex Blake hit a snappy 66. be a lower total than normal.

Yorkshire v Lancashire

Luke Wells broke an 88 from 67 as Lancashire clinched victory in the Roses derby with seven wickets and nine overs to spare. Chasing 224 for the win, Wells laid the groundwork for Lancashire’s road win with a 102-point stand with Josh Bohannon (51 of 61). Matthew Revis fired Wells in 21st when the visitors needed under 100 to win. Steven Croft (31*) and Washington Sundar (30*) made sure there were no setbacks late in the game. In the opening innings, Yorkshire stumbled to a lower-than-par total after being batted. Three batters made it past 30 but Will Fraine’s leading 41 remained the highest scoring innings. Danny Lamb took three wickets while Luke Wells, Will Williams and Jack Blatherwick each bagged a brace in an all-around bowling effort.

group A

Somerset v Nottinghamshire

Nottinghamshire picked up an easy 10-wicket win at Taunton to make it two from two at the start of the season. Batted, Somerset were shocked at 17/5 inside nine overs, with Zak Chappell picking three of those wickets. A 45-point partnership ensued between James Rew (48) and Ben Green (21), but Dane Paterson quickly came to the party with his three irons, edging out Somerset for 119 in 35.2 overs. Nottinghamshire fly-half Ben Slater and Soloman Budinger then reached their 50s, the latter taking the lead with his shot as the visitors headed home in just 11.5 overs.

Durham v Surrey

Surrey came back from a loss in style, winning by nine wickets to pick up their first points of the season. Durham were 88/6 after being sent to bat and even Liam Trevaskis’ career-best 55 of 67 couldn’t help the team past 181. Matt Dunn, who did the early damage, got two wickets, as did Conor McKerr, Yousef Majid and Nick Kimber. With the hosts eliminated with 9.4 overs remaining in innings, they were still behind all eight balls in the second inning. And it paid off when Ryan Patel (67*) and Cameron Steel (68*) hit half a century to bring the team home in 29 overs.

Middlesex v Leicestershire

In the hardest-fought Group A match, Leicestershire prevailed by 15 points to claim their second victory in two games. Wiaan Mulder was the star of the day, first scoring a 116* from 100 balls before going 4-47 in Leicestershire’s successful 359 total defense. Mulder hit 14 fours and 3 sixes, combining well with Nathan Bowley (54) in a 113 run represent the eighth wicket and take them to a total that proved a winner in the end. with.

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