Essex hit back against Glamorgan

County Championship Division Two, Colchester
Close, day two: Glamorgan 438, Essex 165-0
Essex 2pt, Glamorgan 5pts
Match scorecard

Tom Westley and Jaik Mickleburgh led an Essex fightback on day two of their Division Two match with Glamorgan.

Westley (90 not out) and Mickleburgh (72 not out) guided the hosts to 165-0, still 273 runs behind, on another day dominated by the bat.

Stewart Walters (159) earlier added 30 to his overnight score as Glamorgan were dimissed for 438, Graham Wagg chipping in with 54.

Harbhajan Singh finished with 4-91 for Essex, Graham Napier took 3-124.