Jonny Tattersall ended Yorkshire’s pre-season tour on a high with an unbeaten century against Durham in Potchefstroom.

The county’s senior wicketkeeper finished on 103 not out to underpin the county’s 294-7 from 90 overs, a solid response to the North East side’s 287 all out during Monday’s opening day at Senwes Park.

Tattersall, 24-years-old, made an impressive start to life in first-team cricket during the second half of last summer and will hope this is a sign of things to come.

He reached his century of 146 balls.

This tour-ending two-day clash also saw Durham enjoy periods of success with both bat and ball.

The Yorkshire squad fly home tomorrow to prepare for the three-day University friendly against Leeds/Bradford at Weetwood, starting on March 31.

Tattersall shared a partnership of 105 for the sixth wicket with Matthew Waite as the pair recovered the score from 129-5 during the afternoon.

All-rounder Waite added 49 and has enjoyed a very productive tour having also proved a danger whilst bowling with both the white and red new ball.

Harry Brook and Gary Ballance fell to successive deliveries from seamer Brydon Carse during the morning session as Yorkshire fell to 50-2.

Jack Leaning and Ben Coad later added 35 and unbeaten 24 respectively.

Tattersall and Coad ended proceedings with an unbeaten stand of 60 for the eighth wicket.

Tattersall, who has yet to score a competitive first-team century, said: “It’s great to get some runs under the belt, and it’s a good finish to the tour.

“Hopefully I can replicate that this summer in more competitive games and get a hundred on the board early.

“It was just nice to get out in the middle, get your feet going and get used to conditions. It will be a little bit different to what England will be, but nothing beats facing opposition in middle practice.

“It was a fairly nice pitch to bat on. It was quite slow and hard to score, but flat. The chances of getting caught behind were pretty slim apart from with the new ball.

“A few were keeping low and the odd one was jumping.

“Waitey got one that jumped off a length and took his edge with the second new ball.

“I managed to avoid most of those.

“It was just a case of playing the spinners fairly well and picking up runs where I could.

“I managed to get off to a decent start with a couple of boundaries, which settled me into my innings.”

Yorkshire fly home having beaten Cardiff MCC Universities in a one-day game last week before playing out another tight two-day game against Nottinghamshire, their opening week Specsavers County Championship opponents at Trent Bridge early next month.

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