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Durham continue turnaround
THE turnaround in Durham's season gathered impressive pace this afternoon as they stretched their lead over Surrey to 181.
Durham were all out for 310, gaining three batting points after picking up only two in the five previous home matches.
Paul Collingwood advanced his season's best to 78, despite never looking secure. After working extremely hard to make his runs off 199 balls he pushed forward and edged Jade Dernbach to the wicketkeeper.
That was Dernbach's 200th first-class wicket and he thought he had another when he bowled a slow high full toss at Phil Mustard.
Thinking it was a beamer, the batsman ducked and the ball struck him on the thigh. It was very close to being lbw but the video showed that the ball was just missing off stump, so Michael Gough's decision was a good one.
Mustard, who drove sweetly through the off side, had an even bigger reprieve on 43 when Jeff Evans gave him out lbw to Zander de Bruyn then changed his mind.
The wicketkeeper added only three before Jon Lewis pinned him in front to pick up his first wicket in his 25th over.
Mustard put on 72 with Callum Thorp, who followed his 36 in the second innings against Middlesex by making 32. He was last out when he edged Lewis to slip.