Glamorgan skittled again in miserable season

Gloucestershire 133 for 5 tracks Glamorgan 137 (Cooke 60, Payne 4-25, Miles 4-42) for four races
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Glamorgan endured another miserable day of a miserable season like Gloucestershire finished the day of the opening in 133 for 5, a slim deficit of four races after the local team was fired by only 137 in 38.1 overs. Unless Glamorgan can take some early wickets, then Gloucestershire should gain a considerable advantage in the first possibility.

Any team that plays on the Glamorgan field would imagine their chances of discarding them for a modest total after an unopposed pitch. His fragile hitting has been exposed again and again this season, and today was no exception, as they collapsed to 21-by-5 ​​before Chris Cooke and Graham Wagg made a recovery.

Glamorgan's biggest start in the last seven innings when they had first hit is 29, and there were only four on the scoreboard when Connor Brown became Craig Miles' first victim. Tom Cullen followed quickly when he pushed his arms towards Miles, then the visitors took three lands in successive overs.

Kiran Carlson first came out with David Payne, then Stephen Cook, the newly acquired player from Glamorgan overseas was strangled by the leg when he touched one of Miles to the wicketkeeper – Cook having contributed just 25 runs in three innings since who came from South Africa.

Glamorgan was then rescued by Cooke and Wagg, as they counterattacked effectively to add 83 in 16 overs for the sixth wicket. Cooke took 60 out of just 42 balls that included 44 in bounds, but when he came out ten minutes before lunch, and Wagg shortly after the interval, the innings quickly doubled.

Payne and Miles claimed four wickets each when the ball slipped in. The Gloucestershire starters had a cautious start, taking seven overs to reach the double figures before losing to Chris Dent, who was a stage before Michael Hogan , and then to four. Later, Miles Hammond started similarly to Ruaidhri Smith's first ball.

James Bracey, who is supposedly targeted by Division One clubs, was the next to fall when Cooke ran away from Timm van der Gugten, who three balls later fired Gareth Roderick, who became the third victim of the tickets and the sixth in the game.

Benny Howell scored for the visitors with 43, but when Kieran Bull bec As the only one that spins in a bowl on the day, Howell made a run in the second in which it resulted in a catch in the middle.


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