County Championship: Chris Jordan & Jofra Archer lead Sussex recovery with bat

Chris Jordan
Chris Jordan hit four fours and a six in his 84-ball knock
Specsavers County Championship Division Two, Castle Park, Colchester, day two
Essex 358: Ten Doeschate 83, Lawrence 65, Browne 55, Mickleburgh 54; Jordan 4-99
Sussex 291-6: Archer 60*, Jordan 59*; Masters 2-50
Essex 4 pts, Sussex 3 pts - Essex lead by 67 runs
Scorecard

Chris Jordan and Jofra Archer's unbroken stand of 118 led a fine Sussex recovery against Essex at Colchester.

Openers Ed Joyce (92) and Chris Nash (35) put on 124 for the visitors, but Nash's dismissal sparked a collapse either side of tea to 173-6.

But Jordan (59 not out) and Archer (60 not out) took Sussex to 291-6, trailing the Division Two leaders by 67.

Earlier, Jordan ran through Essex's tail, taking the last four wickets for 11 as they were out for 358.

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