Durham have had a solid day at the crease with Mark Stoneman and Paul Collingwood leading the way with the bat.
Durham will look to continue to build their first innings total when they resume at 163-3 on Day 3 at Taunton.
Durham had a reasonable start to their LVCC match against Somerset but the home-side have taken day one honors in Taunton courtesy of a century to Nick Compton.
The Second XI have defeated MCC YCC by 2 wickets in a 40-over match at Brandon Cricket Club yesterday.
Durham have claimed their third win of the Yorkshire Bank 40 competition defeating Lancashire by 39 runs in a big hitting frenzy at Emirates Durham ICG.
Durham have defeated Derbyshire by 43 runs on the Duckworth/Lewis system after persistent drizzle prevented a result and the Durham batsmen showed their class earlier in the day.
The Durham Second XI have been defeated by Glamorgan in Newport today by 5 wickets.
Durham and Middlesex have played out a final session draw on day four of their clash at Emirates Durham ICG.
Only have 25 overs play was seen at the Emirates Durham ICG today as persistent rain interferred in day three between Durham and Middlesex.
Durham have taken ascendency on day two of their clash with Middlesex on an icy day at Emirates Durham ICG courtesy of a 5 wicket haul by Graham Onions.