Durham v Sussex: Hosts fight back on day two at Chester-le-Street
|County Championship Division One, Chester-le-Street (day two, close):|
|Sussex 211 & 112-5 v Durham 227|
|Durham 4pts, Sussex 4pts|
Durham fought back well on the second day of their Division One clash against Sussex at Chester-le-Street.
The hosts, who resumed 80 runs behind on 131-6, moved narrowly ahead as Phil Mustard (45) and Scott Borthwick (35) added 83 runs for the seventh wicket.
Durham made 227 with Monty Panesar taking 3-45 and Steve Magoffin 3-47.
Sussex, who could finish second with a win, fell to 112-5 with Ben Stokes and Callum Thorp taking two wickets, while Luke Wells will resume on 51 not out.
The visitors hold a 96-run lead going into the third day but they only have five second-innings wickets remaining.