County Championship: Derbyshire in trouble despite Shiv Thakor's fifty

Ben Brown
Ben Brown's 61 came off 54 balls with eight fours and one six
Specsavers County Championship Division Two, 1st Central County Ground
Derbyshire v Sussex, day three
Derbyshire 150 & 195-6: Thakor 58*; Robinson 3-73
Sussex 447-8 dec: Joyce 106, Wells 104, Nash 65, Brown 61; Madsen 2-65
Sussex lead by 102 runs
Sussex 8 pts, Derbyshire 2 pts
Match scorecard

Derbyshire look to be heading towards a heavy defeat against Sussex after another poor day with the bat.

Sussex, who resumed on 342-4, lost Luke Wells (104) to the third ball of day three before Ben Brown's attacking 61 took them to 447-8 declared.

Trailing by 297, Derbyshire lost regular wickets in their second innings, including captain Billy Godleman for 49 as they fell to 106-5.

Derbyshire closed on 195-6, trailing by 102, with Shiv Thakor on 58.