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Sam Northeast, Kiran Carlson join forces to seal Glamorgan’s five-wicket win over Sussex

Glamorgan 494 (Ingram 178, Byrom 176) and 141 for five (Northeast 45*, Carlson 45) beat Sussex 376 (Carter 185, Clark 55) and 258 (Carter 83, Rawlins 57) by 5 wickets

Glamorgan beat Sussex by 5 wickets as 12 wickets fell on a pulsating remaining day.

Oli Carter and Delray Rawlins had placed on 104 for the sixth wicket after Sussex had misplaced two early, as they regarded to settle the nerves, taking the lead into three figures simply after lunch.

Glamorgan roared again into the competition with three wickets in 5 balls and bowled the south coast county out for 258, after that they had been 220 for five.

Set 141 to win from 43 overs, Glamorgan struggled towards the brand new ball and fell to 9 for 3 with Sean Hunt selecting up two early wickets. Sam Northeast and Kiran Carlson steadied the ship with a partnership of 76

Tim Seifert was the primary wicket of the day as he slapped a full toss from Andrew Salter into the grateful palms of Carlson at midwicket. Michael Neser was then rewarded for a probing spell within the morning as he trapped Daniel Ibrahim lbw for simply 5 with Sussex nonetheless trailing by two runs.

Carter as soon as once more confirmed his class with one other well-compiled half-century earlier than the break, backing up his first-innings century. Delray Rawlins joined Carter on the crease and rode his luck early, as Neser dropped a caught and bowled probability when he was on 13.

Sussex received to lunch at 183 for five and Rawlins quickly reached a classy half-century after the interval. The 2 compiled a sixth-wicket partnership of 104 and regarded like they’d pull their aspect in direction of a draw as Sussex have been 220 for five.

Glamorgan then blew the sport extensive open with three wickets in 5 balls. Colin Ingram got here again into the assault and took the large wicket of Carter, who swept one other innocuous supply straight to brief advantageous leg for a well-made 83.

Andy Gorvin, the Covid substitute for Michael Hogan, then struck twice within the subsequent over as he bowled Rawlins for 57 and had Henry Crocombe caught behind for a duck and Glamorgan have been firmly within the ascendency as Sussex fell to 224 for 8.

Neser completed off the remainder of the tail eradicating Jack Brooks for eight and Sean Hunt for 2 as Sussex have been dismissed for 258 with Glamorgan requiring 141 runs to win from 43 overs.

A easy chase was turned on its head because the century makers from the Glamorgan first innings, Eddie Byrom and Colin Ingram, have been eliminated by Brooks and Hunt for 2 and nought respectively, earlier than Hunt bowled the Glamorgan skipper for seven.

Northeast and Carlson settled some nerves with their stand, then Carlson ran previous a googly from Archie Lenham and was stumped for 45. It turned 5 down when Billy Root was properly caught by Seifert off the bowling of Brooks, with 22 runs required for victory

The batters then took 13 off the following over to make issues a formality earlier than Chris Cooke smashed Lenham via the covers to seal a memorable win at Sophia Gardens. Northeast ending unbeaten on 45.

Glamorgan take 23 factors away from the victory and leap to joint third within the LV= County Championship desk.

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