Onions and Borthwick give Durham edge at Sussex

LV County Championship Division One, Hove
Close, day two: Durham 372 & 93-0 v Sussex 218
Durham 7pts, Sussex 4pts
Match scorecard
LV County Championship

Scott Borthwick and Graham Onions took nine wickets between them as Durham dominated Sussex on the second day.

Michael Yardy (66) offered the only major resistance as Borthwick (5-80) and Onions (4-67) skittled the home team out for 218.

That gave Durham a first-innings lead of 154 and they piled more pressure on the home side with a solid start to their second innings.

Will Smith led the way with an unbeaten 54 as they closed on 93-0.

The only blemish for the visitors was opener Michael di Venuto having to retire hurt having scored just two runs.

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