Northants pair Peters & White punish Glamorgan

LV County Championship Division Two, Northampton
Close of play, day one: Northants 325-3 v Glamorgan
Northants 3pts, Glamorgan 1pt
Match scorecard
LV County Championship

Centuries for Stephen Peters and Rob White put unbeaten Division Two leaders Northants in control on the first day against Glamorgan.

Peters (115) and White (101no), who also put on a century partnership with Alex Wakely (45), shared a second-wicket stand of 133.

Northants, who have won three and drawn three of their six Championship matches so far, closed on 325-3.

On a difficult day for the visitors, Chris Ashling led the way with 2-74.


BBC Wales cricket correspondent Edward Bevan:

"With James Harris and Jim Allenby out through injury and Dean Cosker suffering from a mild chest infection, it was hard work for Glamorgan's depleted attack on a placid Northampton pitch.

"To their credit they restricted the home side to just over three runs an over as Northants ended the day on 325-3.

"With poor weather forecast it already looks as if this game will end in a draw between the two top sides in Division Two but Glamorgan will hope for some more bowling points. To date they've gained just one."

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