Tykes take control after bowling out Derbyshire for 76

Vitality County Championship Division Two, Chesterfield (day one)

Derbyshire 76: Fernando 5-30, Thompson 4-31

Yorkshire 283-5: Wharton 116*; Reece 2-61

Yorkshire 5 pts, Derbyshire 1 pt

Match scorecard

Sri Lanka pace bowler Vishwa Fernando spearheaded a ruthless Yorkshire bowling performance to skittle Derbyshire for 76 on the opening day at Chesterfield.

On a challenging Queen's Park pitch, Fernando took 5-30 and Jordan Thompson claimed 4-31 as the hosts subsided in less than 28 overs.

It was the third lowest score against Yorkshire in the Championship this century and the visitors turned the screw when with James Wharton raced to a maiden first-class hundred from only 101 balls.

When bad light ended play, Wharton was 116 not out and Jonny Tattersall unbeaten on 41 with Yorkshire 283-5, a commanding lead of 207.

Derbyshire's decision to bat first on a green pitch under cloud cover was questionable and the hosts soon had reason to regret it as Yorkshire's seamers ran through them.

Ben Coad celebrated his return from a back injury by removing Mitch Wagstaff lbw with a full length ball in his first over and there were signs of what was to come as he and Fernando repeatedly beat the bat.

Luis Reece and Brooke Guest managed to survive for the best part of 14 overs but, once Reece edged Fernando low to first slip to make it 35-2, Derbyshire fell apart.

Although there was enough in the pitch for Fernando and Thompson to exploit, it was a feeble batting display with only four players making double figures.

Derbyshire's total was the lowest at Chesterfield since they were bowled out for 57 by Leicestershire in 1989, and Yorkshire's batters quickly built on their bowlers' hard work.

Adam Lyth (38) and Fin Bean (29) put on 61 for the first wicket and, although they both fell soon after to Reece, Yorkshire powered into a big lead with 23-year-old Wharton leading the way, hitting 19 fours and two sixes.