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13th August 2009

Durham beat MCC by 150 runs

Durham declared on 287-8 after 91.5 overs with 60 from Will Gidman, a half century from Gareth Breese and captain Kyle Coetzer falling just two runs short of the milestone, contributing 48.

The MCC YC’s played 10 overs of their innings and were 30-3 by the close of play on day one, with Mitchell Claydon taking 2-21 and Luke Evans claiming the third scalp.

Durham v MCC YC’s Day 1 Scorecard [WORD, 32k]

Durham restricted the MCC Young Cricketers to 214 in their first innings, a deficit of 73 in response to the target set by the home side, with seamer Mitchell Claydon taking 5-57 off 18 overs and Luke Evans picking up 2-49.

Kyle Coetzer (82*) and Lee Goddard (35*) return to the crease for Durham on day three with the side on 147-3 after 49 overs. 

  Durham v MCC SEC Day 2 Scorecard [WORD, 33k]

Durham continued their second innings with Kyle Coetzer scoring 95 and Lee Goddard 51 before the side declared on 227-6. 

With 300 required for victory, the MCC fell 150 short after they were bowled put for 150, thanks mostly to a second five wicket haul from Mitchell Claydon.  Luke Evans and Will Gidman took two wickets apiece in support.

Durham picked up 21 points from their victory.

Durham v MCC SEC Full scorecard [WORD, 34k]