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Somerset v Yorkshire, LV= Championship, Division One, Taunton, 3rd day

Overton sibling rivalry puts pressure on Yorkshire

May 26, 2015: As you might expect, the Overton twins have a good deal in common, in physical terms of course and in their talent at sports

Jon Culley in Taunton

Nottinghamshire v Durham, LV= Championship, Division One, Trent Bridge

Allenby, Overton keep Philander at arms length

May 17, 2015: Half-centuries from Jim Allenby and Craig Overton helped Somerset to a total of 312 on the first day at Trent Bridge.


Somerset v Middlesex, Taunton, 4th day

Rogers lifts Middlesex from the brink

Sep 18, 2014: If Middlesex do avoid relegation - and they really should now - they will owe it largely to Chris Rogers

George Dobell at Taunton

Somerset v Northamptonshire, Taunton, 2nd day

Overton gains late reward

Sep 1, 2014: Craig Overton claimed three wickets as Somerset put Northamptonshire under pressure on day two at Taunton. The visitors battled to 135 for 4 to trail by 179 runs at the end of a rain-curtailed day.

Press Association

Somerset v Lancashire, Taunton, 4th day

Horton recovers to seal Lancashire draw

Jul 1, 2014: Paul Horton resumed from his disturbing blow from Alfonso Thomas to help seal a draw for Lancashire against title-chasing Somerset

David Lloyd at Taunton

Somerset v Lancashire, Taunton, 3rd day

Overton painfully short in classy display

Jul 1, 2014: The shot may give Craig Overton nightmares for a week or two but the 20-year-old would be well advised to concentrate on just how well he played fir his 99

David Lloyd at Taunton

Nottinghamshire v Somerset, Trent Bridge, 4th day

Newell jubilant at 'finest 10 days'

Jun 24, 2014: Nottinghamshire's director cricket Mick Newell hailed the finest 10 days since he took the job as his side moved level on points with Yorkshire at the top of Division One and inflicted Somerset's first defeat

Press Association

Nottinghamshire v Somerset, Trent Bridge, 3rd day

Trego, Overton twins hold up Notts

Jun 24, 2014: When bad light brought a premature end to the day's play at Trent Bridge, Nottinghamshire were not far from a winning line they must have expected to cross it some hours earlier. Once again, it was Samit Patel's who changed the complexion of the game.

Les Smith at Trent Bridge

Somerset v Sussex, Taunton, 2nd day

Overton intervention evokes Botham

Jun 9, 2014: Craig Overton's career-best score helped Somerset overcome a devastating opening spell by Steve Magoffin to earn the initiative against Sussex

George Dobell at Taunton

Somerset v Sussex, Taunton, 1st day

Joyce punishes Kieswetter's slip

Jun 8, 2014: Ed Joyce took advantage of being dropped before he had scored to hold the Sussex innings together with an unbeaten 99 against Somerset

George Dobell at Taunton

Warwickshire v Somerset, Edgbaston, 2nd day

Overtons hint at future, Giles at past

May 26, 2014: The Overton twins, Jamie and Craig, produced the brightest cricket of the day to provide a hint of what should be a golden future for club and perhaps country. The 20-year-olds thrashed 69 for Somerset's tenth-wicket in just 9.3 overs to take their side o

George Dobell at Edgbaston

Somerset v Durham, Taunton, 4th day

Trescothick leads victory charge

May 22, 2014: Marcus Trescothick's punishing century led Somerset to victory against Durham as he continued to put the woes of 2013 behind him

Tim Wigmore at Taunton

Somerset v Durham, Taunton, 3rd day

Somerset thrive without weight of expectation

May 21, 2014:

Tim Wigmore at Taunton

Australia v England, ICC U-19 World Cup, Townsville

Competitive Overton twins put in creditable show

Aug 11, 2012: At England Under-19's match against Australia in Townsville, the Overton twins, allrounder Craig and fast bowler Jamie, performed creditably in defeat

George Binoy in Townsville

Durham v Somerset, Chester-le-Street, 1st day

Youthful Somerset trump experience of Durham

May 9, 2012: Craig Overton took four wickets as Durham slumped to 125 all out before fifties from Craig Meschede and Craig Kieswetter put Somerset in charge

David Hopps at Chester-le-Street

County news

Overton twins compete for debut

Apr 25, 2012: Somerset's twins Craig and Jamie Overton both have hopes of a championship debut against Lancashire at Taunton on Thursday - but only one of them is likely to be celebrating.

ESPNcricinfo staff
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