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Donald equals fastest ever double hundred


             Aneurin Donald repeatedly launched the ball out of the ground damaged a few cars



Nineteen-year-old Aneurin Donald made a surprising 234 off 136 balls, equalling the speediest twofold century in top of the line cricket in his lady Championship hundred, as Glamorgan heaped up 481 for 8 on the principal day at a sun-kissed Colwyn Bay.

In spite of the fact that he was dropped twice from the get-go in his innings, Donald went ahead to eat up the Derbyshire assault in an innings that incorporate 15 sixes and 26 fours. He achieved his 100, 150 lastly 200 with sixes - two over midwicket at a top edge to third man for the twofold - the 123 balls required for the twofold putting him level with Ravi Shastri's innings from 1985 having required only 43 conveyances for his 2nd hundred.



"I was fulfilled in light of the fact that it has put the group in a solid position, and after an incline fix as of late, charmed to get a major one," Donald said. "I had no clue about the records that went, however it was particularly satisfying to square with Ravi Shastri's past record, as he is a previous Glamorgan player".

Gotten some information about achieving three historic points with sixes, he conceded, "yes, it was in the psyche"

In the wake of choosing to bat first on a pitch that energized the seamers at an opportune time - Derbyshire didn't help themselves by dropping five gets - Glamorgan lost Mark Wallace in Tony Palladino's first over before Nick Selman and Will Bragg put on 88 for the second wicket just for Selman and Jacques Rudolph to withdraw one after another.

Donald did not show up until 2.10pm but rather was soon into his step and was especially extreme on the youthful legspinner Matt Critchley who was struck for 24 in one over. He included 115 with Bragg and later 130 in 15 overs with Craig Meschede.

When Donald had struck his fifteenth and last six, a passing auto had been scratched out and about outside the ground as had five others in the individuals walled in area. He was at long last rejected, got at long-off, after Derbyshire had posted nine defenders on the limit following two overs of the second new ball had been taken.

Surprisingly, every Derbyshire player raced to praise Donald as he exited the field. He turned into the most youthful twofold centurion in the club's history - five years more youthful than the past occupant John Hopkins.


Will Davis, the youthful Derbyshire seamer took his initial five wicket pull, however the day had a place with Donald on the North Wales coast.

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