O'Brien ton frustrates Glamorgan

County Championship Division Two, Cardiff (day one, close):
Northants 241-4 v Glamorgan
Glamorgan 1pt, Northants 1pt
Match scorecard

Opening batsman Niall O'Brien compiled a painstaking century as Northants found it slow going on a lifeless surface against Glamorgan at Cardiff.

After James Harris and Graeme Wagg took an early wicket each, O'Brien and Alex Wakely steadied the innings with a stand of 152 in 58 overs.

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Edward Bevan's report

Wakely was bowled by James Allenby for 75, but Ireland international O'Brien reached three figures off 266 balls.

He hit 10 fours in his 114 not out at the close, with Northants 241-4.

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