Mustard the inspiration as Durham Seconds secure double T20 success against Yorkshire
Durham Seconds secured two fine T20 wins over Yorkshire at Brandon yesterday, with Phil Mustard in imperious batting form.
In the opener, Sunderland-born Mustard and Stuart Poynter both made 29 in Durham’s 121-9, with England’s David Willey grabbing two wickets.
Yorkshire were then skittled for 98, going down by 23 runs, as Usman Arshad bagged 3-17, backed by two wickets apiece from Josh Coughlin and Gurman Randhawa.
In the second game, Mustard stole the show with a brilliant 104 off 57 balls as Durham posted 205-3, aided by Adam Hickey (36) and Calum MacLeod (40).
It was the perfect boost for Mustard ahead of tonight’s NatWest T20 Blast first-team game against Nottinghamshire Outlaws at the Emirates Riverside.
Willey battered 108 from 45 balls in the Tykes’ response, but they fell short on 191-5. Randhawa took 2-16.