DURHAM will face a selection dilemma for the day-night match at home to Worcestershire, starting on Monday, after Keaton Jennings was made available for the first two days.

Jennings is captaining England Lions against South Africa in the four-day match at Canterbury ending today and is in the squad for the second game at Worcester, starting on Thursday.

Gary Ballance will take over the captaincy for that match and is also available for the first two days of Yorkshire's match against Surrey at Headingley. Yorkshire announced that Tim Bresnan will take over the reins for the last two days.

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Jennings continued to compete with former team-mate Mark Stoneman for a Test place yesterday, following up his 57 in the first innings at Canterbury with 71. Stoneman made 58 and 86, while Lancashire's Haseeb Hameed faded from contention with two and nought.

Following their win against Glamorgan on Thursday it will be a tough decision for Durham to leave a batsman out for two days.

They are not obliged to select Jennings, but will probably want him to partner Tom Latham on the New Zealander's debut.

Cameron Steel scored 32 and 51 when promoted to open in Jennings' absence, while Graham Clark made his maiden century and it would be tough on Jack Burnham to stand down immediately after his comeback from a broken thumb.

One option is to leave out Ryan Pringle on the basis that his off-spin is more likely to be required later in the game.

Durham's other emerging spinner, left-armer George Harding, furthered his cause by scoring 74 and taking six for 48 in the second innings as the second team beat Essex by eight wickets at Richmond.