Live blog: Lancashire vs Glamorgan - Day 3
Welcome to the live blog for Day Three of Lancashire's LV= Insurance County Championship match away to Glamorgan.
12.08pm, GLAMORGAN WIN BY 6 WICKETS
Glamorgan 2nd inns 188-4, Labuschagne 63* Cooke 17*
Glamorgan reach their target to win by 6 wickets thanks to a fine half-century from Marnus Labuschagne, the only fifty of the match.
Lancashire take 3 points from the match and stay top of the Group 3 table while Glamorgan get 19 points to help boost their top two prospects.
Lancashire’s next Group 3 match is against Kent at Emirates Old Trafford starting on Sunday 4th July with the final match the return Roses clash against Yorkshire at Scarborough later the same month.
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11.50am, 52.0 overs
Glamorgan 2nd inns 174-4, Labuschagne 50* Cooke 16* Glamorgan need 14 more runs to win.
Marnus Labuschagne goes to his half-century off 54 balls, the first one in this low-scoring game as Glamorgan close in on their target.
11.35am, 49.0 overs
Glamorgan 2nd inns 163-4, Labuschagne 45* Cooke 10* Glamorgan need 25 more runs to win.
Glamorgan have settled after losing that early wicket, Labuschagne and Chris Cooke happy to defend and work the ball around for singles at the moment.
Tom Bailey and Luke Wood have bowled unchanged for the first nine overs this morning.
11.15am, 45.0 overs
Glamorgan 2nd inns 155-4, Labuschagne 39* Cooke 8* Glamorgan need 33 more runs to win.
Luke Wood has made the early breakthrough this morning having Kiran Carlson caught by Dane Vilas off a leading edge from a ball that jumped up at him a bit.
But runs have come as well with both Marnus Labuschagne and Chris Cooke edging fours to third man.
11.00am, 41.0 overs
Glamorgan 2nd inns 137-3, Labuschagne 32* Carlson 14* Glamorgan need 51 more runs to win.
Luke Wood with the opening over of the morning and Kiran Carlson is beaten all ends up by a ball that kept low but he survives.
Thirty-three wickets have fallen in two days at Sophia Gardens to leave a situation this morning where Glamorgan on 137-3 in their second innings need just 51 runs for victory.
It was another fast moving day on Friday where a batting collapse after lunch saw Lancashire lose their way, tumbling from 88-2 immediately before the break to 124-8 inside 30 minutes of the resumption, following a superb post-lunch spell by Glamorgan paceman Michael Neser.
Red Rose hopes this morning rest on some of their bowlers producing similar spells.
Given the inevitable early finish to this game both sides will have to await the outcome of the other Group 3 games before they can assess their targets from the final two games remaining in the group stages.
There was no play yesterday at Canterbury where Northants are still in their first innings on 362-5 v Kent.
While at Headingley, Yorkshire are 272-2 in reply to Sussex’s 313 all out.