|LV= County Championship Division Two, Seat Distinctive Riverside (day 4)|
|Yorkshire 254 & 218: Hill 51; Raine 4-36|
|Durham 227 & 246-9: Jones 56, Raine 50*; Fisher 4-64|
|Durham (19 pts) beat Yorkshire (4 pts) by one wicket|
Durham held their nerve on a nail-biting closing morning to defeat Yorkshire by one wicket and lengthen their lead on the high of the County Championship Division Two desk.
Durham required 33 to chase down their victory complete of 246, whereas the guests wanted two wickets to finish a 17-match run and not using a County Championship win.
The hosts had been composed to whittle down 31 of the required 33 as Ben Raine accomplished a superb half-century beneath strain.
George Hill threatened to interrupt Durham hearts when he pinned Matthew Potts lbw together with his second supply of the brand new ball.
However Brydon Carse ambled to the crease together with his aspect damage and squeezed the profitable two runs between third slip and gully to steer Durham over the road.
Durham claimed 19 factors to maneuver properly away from second-placed Glamorgan on the high of the standings, whereas Yorkshire stay winless this time period.
On a vivid morning in entrance of 254 spectators in Chester-le-Avenue, Yorkshire turned to Hill for the primary over of the day, hoping he may proceed to conjure magic for the White Rose within the center after a wonderful efficiency.
Raine and Potts labored his first two balls for singles to the cheer of the house crowd.
The Durham batters introduced up their fifty stand from 127 deliveries, additional inching the hosts in direction of the victory goal and quietening the travelling Yorkshire trustworthy that remained.
Jordan Thompson changed Hill, however Potts took the assault to the seamer drilling his third ball straight down the bottom.
Thompson put in a determined dive to cease the ball and appeared to harm his shoulder after staying down on the pitch. The seamer continued his over however was dispatched off Raine’s legs to the fence.
Durham labored the goal all the way down to single figures earlier than Shan Masood had one final roll of the cube and positioned the ball within the palms of off-spinner Dom Bess. Bess bowled a decent line however couldn’t forestall Raine nudging his approach to his fifteenth first-class fifty.
The brand new ball arrived and Hill led to one closing piece of magic to pin Potts lbw for 25 with solely two required for victory.
Carse arrived on the crease ailing together with his trunk damage, however managed to safe an enormous win for Durham.
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