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Showing news for Somerset v Hampshire at Taunton, Aug 26-29, 2003
Aug 29, 2003: Hampshire requiring 300 to avoid an innings defeat started badly when play finally got underway at 2:30pm after heavy rain had cancelled out the mornings play
Aug 28, 2003: On the first day of this match, the wicket had a green look to it that suggested it might have offered something to the bowlers
Aug 27, 2003: A maiden century from Neil Edwards took Somerset to within 61 runs of Hampshire's first innings total by the end of a run-filled second day on a typically flat Taunton wicket.
Aug 26, 2003: Hampshire overcame a problematic morning to end the first day of their important Frizzell County Championship Division Two clash with Somerset in the driving seat, thanks to a superb century from Derek Kenway.
It has helped that India have a captain who has lasted as long as he has due to his approach of treating cricket for what it is: a game
AB de Villiers returned to give West Indies another hammering, this time at the SCG
Following their dominant start to the World Cup, India have three relatively low-pressure games to fine-tune ahead of the knockouts, and they will want to get their death-overs batting right
A 40-over tournament with 18 teams, played over ten weeks, with a best-of-three final will help identify a true champion team with luck playing little part
After another blunt display, James Anderson's form at this World Cup is becoming a significant problem for England
Our sport can never hope to compete with football unless it takes an expansionist view