Worcestershire Seconds went down by six wickets to their Durham counterparts in a Second Eleven Championship match at Darlington.

The home were set a 340 target in 83 overs and won with 4.1 overs to spare.

Worcestershire resumed on 325-8 and extended their first innings total to 363 for the loss of nine wickets.

Opening bowler Josh Tongue had to retire after being struck on the helmet by a bouncer. He went to hospital for a check-up before returning to the ground but did not take the field during the Durham second innings.

Skipper Shaaiq Choudhry used 10 bowlers and returned the most successful figures of 3-68 from 19 overs.

But Durham batted consistently with opener Jack Burnham (116) and Phil Mustard (81) laying the foundations during a second wicket stand of 196 in 52 overs.

*The two sides will meet again tomorrow in a Second Eleven Trophy encounter at Chester Le Street.

Worcs 2nds – second inns continued

(overnight 325-8)

Tongue retired 25

Butler run out 9

Rashid not out 5

Extras 11

Total (for 9 wickets) 363

FOW continued: 363

Durham 2nds – second inns

Clark b Hill 9

Burnham lbw Choudhry 116

Mustard b Choudhry 81

Pringle b Choudhry 41

Poynter not out 37

Hickey not out 45

Extras 16

Total (for 4 wickets) 345

FOW: 11, 207, 261, 266

Bowling

Tindale 10-3-30-0

Hill 9-2-46-1

Hepburn 5-1-11-0

Rhodes 7-1-31-0

Choudhry 19-3-68-3

Wade 11-0-60-0

D'Oliveira 9.5-1-50-0

Rashid 1-0-15-0

Kervezee 6-0-20-0

Kohler-Cadmore 1-0-2-0