County Championship: Nottinghamshire beat Sussex by means of 256 runs at Trent Bridge

Notts paceman Dane Paterson claimed fit figures of 8-57
LV= County Championship Division Two, Trent Bridge (day 3):
Nottinghamshire 240: Mullaney 70, Slater 55; Robinson 4-44 & 301: Hameed 94; Robinson 5-60
Sussex 143: Paterson 5-43, Pattinson 5-56 & 142: Pujara 46*; Paterson 3-14, Pattinson 3-47
Notts (20 pts) beat Sussex (0 pts) by means of 256 runs

Nottinghamshire wrapped up a 256-run over Sussex with nearly an afternoon and a part to spare to consolidate their position on most sensible of County Championship Division Two forward of the September run-in.

Bowled out for 301 of their 2d innings quickly after the beginning on day 3, giving Sussex a goal of 399, Notts shot out their younger warring parties for 142 in 47.3 overs.

Overseas rapid bowlers Dane Paterson (3-14) and James Pattinson (3-47) every raised their person hauls to 8 wickets within the fit.

Without various avid gamers via damage and sickness, Sussex realistically wanted Indian Test famous person Cheteshwar Pujara to put up a considerable ranking to provide them any likelihood of taking the fit right into a fourth day. He completed unbeaten on 49 however nobody may stick with him.

Despite 9 wickets within the fit for England’s Ollie Robinson on his go back from a again damage, Sussex left Trent Bridge without a issues, when their 3 bowling bonus issues from the primary innings had been cancelled out by means of a three-point deduction for a gradual over-rate.

With two in their last house fits at house – towards Leicestershire and Durham – and a discuss with to Worcestershire of their different fixture, Notts at the moment are odds-on to seal promotion.

Bowling with a brand new ball after Wednesday’s play ended with the primary one precisely 80 overs outdated, Sussex a minimum of wanted simplest 25 deliveries with it to peer off the Nottinghamshire tail.

Brad Currie bowled Liam Patterson-White with one who stored a marginally low sooner than Robinson had a tentative Luke Fletcher leg sooner than and disregarded Pattinson by means of a miscue to hide.

Robinson completed with 5-60, sufficient to transport him forward of Henry Crocombe as Sussex’s main wicket-taker on 17 at 15.64, in spite of this being simplest his 3rd fit of the Division Two marketing campaign.

It left Sussex with a mighty activity by means of any individual’s requirements, let on my own a crew with six avid gamers elderly 21 or underneath.

Tom Clark, nearly run out with out scoring, edged at the back of in Fletcher’s 3rd over, however Ali Orr, who got here into this fit with nearly 650 firstclass runs for the season, made every other just right affect.

For some time it regarded as despite the fact that he may well be the only to lend a hand Pujara make Nottinghamshire paintings for his or her win till he ran right into a snorter from Pattinson that he may simplest fend clear of his head, the ball looping off his glove for short-leg Ben Slater to assert the catch.

Fynn Hudson-Prentice – at 26 one of the most senior Sussex batters – used to be a minimum of with Pujara at lunch, however he departed a few overs later, nicking to the wicketkeeper as Paterson discovered some motion on a pitch nonetheless giving the bowlers one thing to paintings with.

Oli Carter perished to a deficient shot, stuck at the back of down the leg facet off Fletcher, sooner than Pattinson noticed off the 2 18-year-olds in consecutive overs as James Coles reprised Carter’s mode of dismissal and Archie Lenham, who had caught round stubbornly for a courageous 31 within the first innings, perished to his 3rd ball because the Australian fast zipped one via to ship stumps flying in all instructions.

Robinson fell to a vanguard off the medium tempo of Steven Mullaney, stuck at mid-off, the place the ever-popular Fletcher extremely joyful each his team-mates and his fan membership within the Radcliffe Road stand by means of throwing himself to his proper to take a diving catch.

Sussex’s abject afternoon persevered when Pujara modified his thoughts about scrambling a unmarried to midwicket off the overall ball of a Patterson-White over, leaving Ari Karvelas stranded as Lyndon James made a right away hit along with his throw in, sooner than Paterson wrapped up the win at 15:25 BST as Currie adopted Sean Hunt again to the pavilion as a 2d lbw in consecutive overs.

Nottinghamshire head trainer Peter Moores:

“We didn’t bat in addition to we will within the first innings, when relatively a couple of of our avid gamers could be disillusioned with the way in which they were given out, however we nonetheless were given to 240, which presentations what intensity now we have. Someone has at all times controlled to get runs. This time it used to be Steven Mullaney, who gave us an actual captain’s innings.

“In the second one, that partnership between Haseeb Hameed and Lyndon James used to be pivotal. The velocity they scored at took the sport clear of Sussex in no time and created the platform.

“And we had two remarkable performances with the ball from Jimmy Pattinson and Dane Paterson. The ball that Dane were given Pujara leg sooner than with within the first innings used to be one of the most balls of the season, a lovely little bit of bowling on account of what constructed as much as it.

“He plugged away spherical a few fourth stump line after which he bowled what used to be an out of this world inswinger that felt love it used to be a backyard faster, nipped a little bit off the pitch and principally hit Pujara sooner than he may transfer.

Sussex head trainer Ian Salisbury advised BBC Radio Sussex:

“We’re disillusioned to lose, but it surely confirmed the place the 2 groups are, one flying prime on the most sensible, striking out kind of the most efficient facet they may be able to, and we are simply finding out.

“We had two just right performances within the fit, that have been from our maximum skilled avid gamers, Pujara and Robinson.

“But now we have some just right younger avid gamers we’re thinking about and we’re getting higher. We had avid gamers lacking right here however this is cricket lifestyles.”

Report provided by means of the ECB Reporters’ Network.

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