It doesn’t take long for Thomason to up our hopes a little. Bancroft goes for 30, leg before wicket.
72-1. 166 to win.
Lees and Scott Steel go mental. With 40 minutes left till lunch, Lees has 92 from 109 and Steel 50 from 62.
177-1. 61 to win.
By the time Claydon gets Lees (caught Evans, second slip) for 118 from 130, Durham are 217-2 and need only 21 to win.
Bedingham brings up the boundary to banish us from the promotion race.
It is 12:51pm and we have lost the most important game of the season by 8 wickets.
It’s a catastrophe. We’ve let down our fans, we’ve let down each other and we’ve consigned ourselves to another season in division two for no reason other than an inability to bowl with a cutting edge.
There are three games left. We are sixth. 39 points behind Glamorgan in second.
Oh yeah, Glamorgan – the team we have to play next time out.