Somerset high Central Group after huge win in opposition to Gloucestershire


Somerset returned to profitable methods by dismissing the final two batsmen of Gloucestershire for under seven runs within the morning and bundling them out for 70 of their second essay. Craig Overton bagged one other wicket to his in a single day tally to complete with a fifer. The huge 314-run win in Taunton helped them retain the highest spot within the Central Group desk. Gloucestershire, with their second lack of the season, stay in fourth place.

Temporary scores: Somerset 237 (George Bartlett 100*; David Payne 4-44, Ryan Higgins 4-72) and 223/1 decl (Tom Abell 101*, Tom Lammonby 101*) beat Gloucestershire 76 (Craig Overton 4-25, Josh Davey 3-21) and 70 (Craig Overton 5-26, Josh Davey 4-25) by 314 runs.

With rain taking part in an element on the ultimate day, no play was doable and the competition between Worcestershire and Warwickshire resulted in a stalemate in New Street. With this outcome, the hosts retained their second spot on the factors desk whereas the guests lie a distant third with 42 factors.

Earlier within the contest, Worcestershire declared their innings on 410 for 7 after surpassing Warwickshire’s first innings rating of 355 for 9, courtesy Daryl Mitchell’s century. Warwickshire managed to attain 68 for no loss at stumps on Day 3.

Temporary scores: Warwickshire 355/9 decl (Will Rhodes 207, Sam Hain 55′; Charlie Morris 5-80) and 68/0 (Will Rhodes 42*) drew with Worcestershire 410/7 decl (Daryl Mitchell 110, Jake Libby 84, Tom Fell 55, Jack Haynes 51) by 13 runs.

Emilio Homosexual and Charlie Thurston collected fifties as Northamptonshire posted a six-wicket victory over Glamorgan in Northampton. Northamptonshire chased down the goal of 192 within the 43rd over. The house facet did not begin on a brilliant word, shedding Ben Curran early. Nevertheless, Homosexual and Thurston shared a stand of 106 for the second wicket. Daniel Douthwaite dismissed Thurston, however Homosexual remained unbeaten on 77 to take the facet house. Glamorgan discover themselves rooted to the underside of the Central Group desk with 31 whereas Northamptonshire take the fourth place.

Temporary scores: Glamorgan 259 (Callum Taylor 106; Brett Hutton 4-77) and 261 (Marchant de Lange 113; Jack White 4-35) misplaced to Northamptonshire 332 (Charlie Thurston 115; de Lange 4-84) and 192/4 (Emilio Homosexual 77*; Daniel Douthwaite 1-33) by six wickets.


Day Four of the County recreation between Yorkshire and Lancashire in Leeds was washed out attributable to persistent rain, because the match resulted in a stalemate. Over the course of 4 days, a complete of 212 overs had been misplaced attributable to rain. Lancashire had been 195 for five after Yorkshire had been bowled out for 260. Alex Davis top-scored for the guests with 73 whereas Adam Lyth, the previous England opener, composed 100 for Yorkshire. The hosts had been second within the North Group desk whereas Lancashire had been third.

Temporary scores: Yorkshire 260 (Adam Lyth 103; Danny Lamb 4-55) drew with Lancashire 195/5 (Alex Davies 73, Dane Vilas 41).

Day Four of the Bob Willis Trophy match between Derbyshire and Durham on the Riverside stadium was additionally deserted with no ball being bowled. Luis Reece was the mainstay of Derbyshire’s batting effort with 122, because the guests reached 355 for Four after Durham had been skittled out for 337. Paul Coughlin top-scored for the house facet with 90. Derbyshire lead the factors desk within the North Group with 71 factors whereas Durham languish on the backside of the desk with 28 factors.

Temporary scores: Durham 337 (Paul Coughlin 90, Ned Eckersley 78; Matthew Critchley 4-53) drew with Derbyshire 355/4 (Luis Reece 122; Matt Salisbury 1-42).

On a rain-marred day, Harry Swindells compiled his maiden half-century in first-class cricket because the Leicestershire-Nottinghamshire County recreation resulted in a draw. The house facet was 237 for Four when rain ensured the umpires would name off the sport. Colin Akcermann additionally composed a well-measured fifty. Earlier, on the again of fifties from Haseeb Hameed and Ben Slater, Nottinghamshire had taken a wholesome first innings lead of 121. Leicestershire take the fourth place within the desk with 46 factors whereas Notts slot in on the fifth place with 43 factors.

Temporary scores: Leicestershire 222 (Tom Taylor 57; Peter Trego 3-46) and 237/4 (Colin Ackermann 65; Peter Trego 2-63) drew with Nottinghamshire 343/8 (Haseeb Hameed 87, Ben Slater 86; Ben Mike 3-48)


Ben Foakes’s combating knock of 57 within the second innings, to go together with his century within the first, went in useless as Darren Stevens and Matt Milnes bagged 4 wickets apiece to bowl Kent to an exhilarating 17-run win at The Oval. Kent, who began the day at 118 for 9, had been bowled out for 127 to set Surrey a goal of 192. The hosts, nevertheless, suffered early setbacks within the chase as Stevens and Harry Podmore mixed to cut back Surrey to 20 for 4. Laurie Evans was the fifth to depart, falling for 42, with solely 77 on the board. Foakes tried to revive the chase however with lack of assist from the opposite finish, Surrey ended up being bowled out for 174. Kent moved as much as the second spot on the South Group desk with 64 factors whereas Surrey remained on the backside after struggling their fourth successive loss.

Temporary scores: Kent 342 (Grant Stewart 58, Harry Podmore 47; Adam Finch 4-69) & 127 (Jordan Cox 32; Rikki Clarke 5-20, Sam Curran 4-39) beat Surrey 278 (Ben Foakes 118; Darren Stevens 3-45, Matt Milnes 3-55) & 174 (Ben Foakes 57, Laurie Evans 42; Darren Stevens 4-41, Matt Milnes 4-57) by 17 runs

Solely 78 overs had been bowled throughout 4 days on the Arundel Fort Floor as the sport between Essex and Hampshire resulted in a draw, with no play in any respect on the ultimate day. A century for Alastair Cook dinner was the spotlight of the match as the previous England opener additionally reached 24,000 first-class runs. Essex held on to the highest place of their group with 70 factors whereas Hampshire moved all the way down to fourth with 54.

Temporary scores: Essex 249/3 (Alastair Cook dinner 129*, Dan Lawrence 37*; Ryan Stevenson 1-33) drew with Hampshire


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