County Championship: Wayne Madsen puts Derbyshire on top against Durham

Wayne Madsen (right) plays a shot for Derbyshire
Derbyshire's Wayne Madsen (right) will start day two at the crease with Matt Critchley
Specsavers County Championship Division Two, The 3aaa County Ground (day one):
Derbyshire 301-4: Madsen 80*, Godleman 61; Weighell 2-48
Durham: Yet to bat
Derbyshire 3 pts, Durham 1 pt

Derbyshire recovered from a cluster of wickets after lunch to end the first day on top against Durham.

Durham chose to field but the hosts were 110-0 at lunch before Ben Slater (55) was caught off Nathan Rimmington.

Luis Reece (48) and Alex Hughes - who went for an eighth-ball duck - fell soon after, leaving Derbyshire 126-3.

But a 114-run stand between Wayne Madsen (80 not out) and Billy Godleman (61) steadied things and Matt Critchley guided Derbyshire to 301-4 at close.

Durham handed the new ball to Mark Wood at 17:30 BST but the umpires took the players off for bad light, which signalled the end of the of the day's play.

Meanwhile, it is the second match in a row Durham have put a side in to bat, only for their opponents to put on an opening stand of more than 100.

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