Four centuries as Durham Seconds dazzle against Scotland A

Graham Clark made a century in the Seconds' win over Scotland A
Graham Clark made a century in the Seconds' win over Scotland A
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Durham Seconds cruised to a victory against Scotland A at the Emirates Riverside today, romping home by an innings and 280 runs.

The Scots were skittled for 157 in their first innings on Tuesday, before Durham posted a daunting total of 654-4 declared in 103.4 overs.

Four Durham batsmen managed centuries as the visitors struggled, Phil Mustard leading the way with a 131-ball 166, with six sixes and 23 fours.

Calum MacLeod added 123 from 165 balls, with a six and 19 boundaries, opener Graham Clark (who shared a partnership of 294 with Mustard) made 122 at quicker than a run a ball, with six sixes and 14 fours, and Stuart Poynter made 111, with three sixes and 14 fours.

The other batsmen to feature both fired half-centuries in a totally dominant Durham performance, Gordon Muchall making 57, with nine boundaries, and Paul Coughlin 50 off 35 balls, with a six andf nine fours.

Gurman Randhawa snaffled 4-37 as Scotland A were dismissed for 217 in their second innings, with Barry McCarthy and Usman Arshad both striking twice.