SECOND ELEVEN: Run-fest at Hove24-Jul-2014
Sussex’s Second Eleven enjoyed a run-fest at The BrightonandHoveJobs.com County Ground yesterday as they piled up a huge 525 for 8 against Middlesex.
After resuming on 46 for 1 in reply to the visitors’ 344 for 6 declared, Sussex enjoyed an incredible partnership between Callum Jackson and Matt Machan (pictured) who put on an incredible 324 for the second wicket.
Wicketkeeper-batsman Jackson made 172 whilst Machan fell for 167 as Sussex made hay in the Hove sunshine. There were also half-centuries for Harry Finch (63) and Ashar Zaidi (66) as Sussex moved 181 runs ahead.
Play resumes for the final day at Hove at 11.00am this morning.
Please click HERE for a PDF scorecard for the second day’s play.