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Sussex Cricket League: English batsman Daniel Ibrahim becomes youngest half-centurion in history

New Delhi: Daniel Ibrahim has created history in the County Championship for Sussex. Ibrahim scored 55 runs in 134 balls with the help of 8 fours and with this he has become the youngest player to score fifty in the County Championship. 

He is currently 16 years and 299 days old. Earlier this record was held in the name of Bilal Shafayat, who scored a half-century against Nottinghamshire in the County Championship at the age of 16 years and 360 days. This is his debut match in the county.

Batting first after losing the toss, Sussex scored 313 runs in the first innings. The team had lost its 4 wickets for just 68 runs. After this, Aaron Thomas made a century partnership for the fifth wicket with Captain Brown. Thomas was dismissed after scoring 40 runs.

After this, Brown shared a 94-run partnership with Daniel Ibrahim for the sixth wicket. Brown returned to the pavilion after scoring 127 runs in 177 balls with the help of 18 boundaries, on the basis of which the team scored a huge score. Jordan Thompson took 3 wickets for the opposition team, while Ben Codd and Willie took 2-2 wickets.

Meanwhile, Spinner Simon Harmer has created panic on the cricket field. Harmer took 9 wickets during an innings in the County Championship. During this he bowled 25.5 overs, conceding 80 runs. It is also Simone Harmer’s best performance in her first-class career.

This incident is of the ongoing Group-1 match between Essex and Derbyshire in Chelmsford, in which Essex has made a stronghold on the strength of Harmer’s superb bowling. Batting first after losing the toss in the match, Essex declared the innings on the score of 412/3. Openers Nick Brownie (59) and Alastair Cook (58) got the team off to a strong start with 137 runs for the first wicket.

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After this, captain Tom Westley shared a 221-run partnership for the third wicket with Daniel Lawrence. Westley played an inning of 106 while Lawrence scored an unbeaten 152 with the help of 16 fours and 6 sixes.

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