Brown and Magoffin spark Sussex fightback
Durham 131 for 6 (Stoneman 52, Magoffin 3 for 29) trail Sussex 211 (Brown 76*, Wernars 50, Thorp 3-57) by 80 runs Scorecard
A fluent unbeaten 76 by Ben Brown and superb bowling by Steve Magoffin helped Sussex to step up their bid for second place in the County Championship on the first day against Durham at Chester-le-Street.
Brown went in with his side on 67 for 5 and helped them to 211 then Magoffin opened up with 3 for 19 in 10 overs. Durham recovered from 65 for 4 through a stand of 53 between Mark Stoneman and Paul Collingwood when the Australian seamer returned for a further five…
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