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County Championship: Ben Coad leads Yorkshire to win over Nottinghamshire

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County Championship: Ben Coad leads Yorkshire to win over Nottinghamshire

Ben Coad was Yorkshire’s main wicket-taker within the Championship final summer season with 50
Specsavers County Championship Division One, Emerald Headingley (day 4):
Yorkshire 256 & 334: Ballance 82, Bresnan 68*; Ball 3-69
Nottinghamshire 188 & 238: Moores 40*; Coad 6-81
Yorkshire (21 pts) beat Nottinghamshire (Three pts) by 164 runs

Yorkshire accomplished their first County Championship win of 2018 by 164 runs regardless of resistance from Nottinghamshire on the ultimate morning at Headingley.

It took the house facet 12.four overs to choose up the 2 wickets they wanted as Tom Moores and Jake Ball placed on 66.

Ben Coad bowled Ball for 30 and ended the sport two balls later when Harry Gurney edged to second slip.

Coad completed with 6-81 – and match figures of 10-130 – with Moores left unbeaten on 40 in Notts’ 238.

After final week’s season opener with defending champions Essex was ruined by a wet outfield in Leeds, Yorkshire had been good worth for his or her victory.

Notts beat Lancashire of their opening sport, however there are issues about their batting with Ross Taylor’s 57 within the first innings towards Yorkshire their highest rating of the season.

Moores produced some optimistic strokeplay on the ultimate morning, together with two very good fours in the identical Jack Brooks over, the primary again previous the bowler and the second by means of the covers.

Seamer Coad, although, produced a magnificence to knock out Ball’s off stump and Adam Lyth made no mistake with a cushty slip probability when Gurney edged into his midriff.

Yorkshire head coach Andrew Gale advised BBC Radio Leeds:

“It is vital that you simply begin effectively, and on condition that we have not had best preparation over the previous couple of weeks – we have had IPL call-ups, accidents. we have been halted by the climate – to return out of the blocks with a win, I am actually happy.

“All winter you’ve got had in your thoughts that first sport towards Essex after which in the case of it and the climate helps you to down and the outfield would not drain, it is actually irritating.

“Truthful play to the boys, there’s been no moaning no complaining, and I put this win right down to that purpose, their angle has been excellent over the previous couple of weeks.

“Ben goes from power to power. The consistency that he is obtained and the talents that he is obtained with the ball are excellent.”

Notts captain Steven Mullaney:

“We have been outplayed, principally. It was an excellent probability to bowl first up and we bowled effectively, however we tousled first innings. We have additionally let the tail get away twice bowling.

“I have been by means of each emotion as a captain throughout these two weeks, that’s for certain. We outplayed Lancashire final week and have been outplayed by Yorkshire this.

“We’ll flip as much as Worcester stuffed with confidence and attempt to get one over on them.

“Broady’s (Stuart Broad) again for the following three video games. He is bowled this morning and appears in good rhythm. He is chomping on the bit to assist us win some video games.”

BBC Sport – Cricket

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