James Harris delighted by Glamorgan win

Glamorgan's James Harris
Harris claimed three wickets on the final day in Cardiff

James Harris was pleased to have played his part in securing Glamorgan's first win of the season against Gloucestershire.

Glamorgan secured victory by 189 runs on the final day of the Division Two Championship match in Cardiff.

And Harris claimed eight wickets in the win at the Swalec Stadium.

"We turned what could have been a draw at one point of the day to a victory with quite a lot of time to spare," said 20-year-old Harris.

Fast bowler Harris had missed the opening defeat against Leicestershire due to food poisoning.

"I was very disappointed to miss out last week but to come back get a few wickets and a Glamorgan win, obviously I'm very pleased," he said.

Gloucestershire had resumed on 42-0 on the final day in Cardiff, but they lost their last seven wickets for just 31 runs, slipping from 164-3 to 195 all out with Harris and Adam Shantry claiming three wickets each.

"We took the new ball, got an early wicket and carried the momentum on and picked up a couple more," said Harris.

"I think we wrapped it up pretty quickly towards the end which was pleasing".

Glamorgan's next match in the County Championship is against Surrey, which begins at the Swalec Stadium on Wednesday morning.

And Harris is confident Glamorgan can build on their first week of the season when they welcome Surrey to Cardiff.

"It should be a good game," said Harris. "They will have a very good team but we've played well this week so we can give them a good game if we play well."

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