Sussex-Hampshire remains in balance

LV= County Championship - Division One, Hove
Close of play, day two: Hampshire 206 & 61-2 Sussex 240
Sussex 4pts, Hampshire 4pts
Match scorecard
County cricket

Sussex and Hampshire both retained hopes of victory after an evenly-balanced second day at Hove.

Ollie Rayner's unbeaten 62 helped Sussex move from 27-2 at the start of play to 240 all out - a first-innings lead of 34.

Danny Briggs was Hampshire's best performer with the ball, taking 4-85.

Amjad Khan trapped Jimmy Adams lbw for 11 as Hampshire made a shaky start to their second innings but they rallied to 61-2, a lead of 27 at the close.

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