Records tumble as champions march on

By Simon Sinclair

"To get eight runs short of a hundred was quite heartbreaking but our performance was spot on"
Michael Pepper
"We decided to play aggressively and try to put the pressure back on the bowlers"
Adam Wheater
CHAMPIONS Essex secured a dominant victory over Durham in their County Championship clash, claiming a 195-run win at Emirates Riverside on day three.
The two teams combined for an English record for lbw decisions in a first-class match when Jack Burnham became the 19th player to fall in that manner of dismissal in the evening session.
Earlier in the day Essex were ...

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