|LV= County Championship Division Two, Clear Slate Headingley (day three)|
|Glamorgan 245: Labuschagne 65 & 352-4 dec: Labuschagne 170*, Northeast 64, Root 51*|
|Yorkshire 106: Neser 7-32 & 412-9: Lyth 174, Hill 60, Thompson 55*; Van der Gugten 4-72, Harris 3-97|
|Yorkshire (8 pts) drew with Glamorgan (8 pts)|
Yorkshire captain Adam Lyth led his facet to security as they held on regardless of some late nerves to succeed in 412-9 in opposition to Glamorgan.
Set a nominal 492 to win, Yorkshire didn’t look beneath stress till the ultimate session as Lyth shared a third-wicket stand of 138 with George Hill (60).
However wickets for James Harris (3-87) and Jamie McIlroy (2-57) saved Glamorgan hopes alive till the final ball.
Timm van der Gugten took 4-72 together with Jonny Bairstow for a duck.
Jordan Thompson (55 not out) and Mickey Edwards (13) batted out seven overs in a tense finale, earlier than Thompson performed out the final over from Michael Neser.
Glamorgan have been left to rue dropping Lyth twice on their approach to a fourth straight draw.
The Welsh facet dominated many of the first three days and turned in an improved bowling efficiency of their try to drive victory in opposition to a Yorkshire facet with out a Championship win since April 2022.
Lyth completed with 24 fours and three sixes in his commanding knock lasting 220 deliveries, his finest rating on the bottom.
In sunny circumstances and with the wicket flattening out, Lyth and Finlay Bean virtually received by means of the primary session unscathed, although Lyth gave a return probability to James Harris on 48.
However the cautious Bean was trapped lbw by Van der Gugten for 21 with the ball earlier than lunch.
Bairstow, who had batted at seven within the first innings, got here out at quantity three after the interval in his first senior match in eight months, however didn’t have time to settle earlier than he edged Van der Gugten to Marnus Labuschagne.
Lyth was dropped by Labuschagne off Van der Gugten on 69, however that was the final Yorkshire alarm of the second session as he and George Hill prospered within the sunshine.
Hill, promoted forward of Saud Shakeel and Dawid Malan, reached his half-century in the midst of hitting Labuschagne’s first 4 deliveries to the boundary simply earlier than tea.
Glamorgan continued to make use of their front-line bowlers whereas Yorkshire confirmed no signal of attempting a late dart at their unbelievable goal, and Hill edged Van der Gugten to wicket-keeper Chris Cooke whereas Malan fell lbw to former Middlesex team-mate James Harris for 17.
Lyth lastly went leg-before to McIlroy and Dom Bess accomplished a king pair as he fell the identical means first ball.
Simply as Yorkshire seemed to be in sight of security, Pakistan worldwide Shakeel edged Harris to slide for 35 and Matthew Fisher departed 4 balls later with eight overs nonetheless remaining.
Edwards was ultimately bowled by Van der Gugten however Michael Neser’s final six balls couldn’t take away Thompson.
Yorkshire captain Adam Lyth advised BBC West Yorkshire Sport:
“I really feel like I have been hitting the ball properly all season, simply not kicked on to a giant rating and I felt I may have received us the (rain-hit) recreation in opposition to Sussex, however in the present day I felt was certainly one of my finest knocks for the membership.
“It was so vital, however Finlay Bean has received to take a variety of credit score as we placed on 99, and for us to face any probability of seeing the time out or doubtlessly having a dip at a chase, was right down to the opening partnership.
“We despatched in Jonny as a result of if there was a sniff at chasing them down, there’s solely Jonny or Malan who may bat 45 overs and get us in an unbelievable place.
“That did not work however everybody confirmed a variety of bravery and ability.”
Glamorgan’s James Harris advised BBC Sport Wales:
“There are a variety of feelings, very pleased with the best way we performed over the past 4 days however very dissatisfied we did not handle to get the win, as another wickets would have meant so much.
“We at all times thought if we did the best issues lengthy sufficient we might find yourself shut by the top of the day, credit score to Adam however we had a few probabilities and if we might taken them it might need been completely different.
“The crew’s monitoring in the best path, Marnus confirmed what a category act he’s, it was sensible for him to set us up the best way he did.
“Fabulous for Michael Neser to bowl like he did within the first innings, Timm’s been in nice nick all 12 months, Jimmy McIlroy bowled superbly in the present day, It has been irritating (to be out of the crew) however I am at all times looking for my finest type and I discovered a few of it within the final session.”