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2nd XI: Sussex v Yorkshire (Day Three)

— 7 August 2015

The beginning of day 3 didn’t look as promising as previous days with a heavy mist and sea drizzle tempting a delayed start time. However, Sussex continued their innings with another 56 runs before Ashraf (4/73) claimed the final 2 wickets assisted by two other run outs by Thompson and Callis.


Yorkshire came back to the crease in their 2nd innings with a similarly scenario as before. Yorkshire were 33 without loss at lunch however with each bowler taking a slice of the action, the side were soon reduced to 105 for 5 by tea.

With Sussex leading by 61 runs a feeling of match completion on day 3 was mounting. By 6pm Yorkshire were 204 for 9 and an extra half an hours play was called to try and pose a result tonight.

An unbeaten ninth-wicket partnership between Ashraf (47*) and Shutt (6*) saw the close of play at 234 for 9.