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Yorkshire v Somerset, Specsavers Championship Div One, Scarborough, 4th day

Craig Overton's hunger gives Somerset hope

Jul 6, 2017: Craig Overton stirred to excellent effect and the result was a Somerset victory that lifted them from despond and left Yorkshire deep in moody self-analysis

Paul Edwards at North Marine Road

Yorkshire v Somerset, Specsavers Championship Div One, Scarborough, 3rd day

Hildreth's fortunes stir as Somerset scent a rare victory

Jul 5, 2017: James Hildreth made his first fifty of the season and helped build a strong position from which Somerset may yet win their first championship victory of the season

Paul Edwards at North Marine Road

Yorkshire v Somerset, Specsavers Championship Div One, Scarborough, 2nd day

Craig Overton stands out on drear day

Jul 4, 2017: Craig Overton enlivened a drear Scarborough day by taking wickets and bleeding runs in a match that still could fall Somerset or Yorkshire's way

Paul Edwards at North Marine Road

England v South Africa, 3rd T20I, Cardiff

Malan debut onslaught sets up England series win

Jun 25, 2017: An impressive debut from Dawid Malan helped England seal the T20 series over South Africa with a 19-run victory at Cardiff

The Report by George Dobell in Cardiff

South Africa in England 2017

Livingstone, Crane in England T20 squad

Jun 12, 2017: Liam Livingstone and Mason Crane are among five uncapped players included in England's 16-man squad for three T20s against South Africa

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MCC v Middlesex, Abu Dhabi, 2nd day

Gregory and Overton put MCC in command

Mar 27, 2017: Lewis Gregory and Craig Overton shared nine wickets between them to secure MCC a sizeable first-innings lead on the second day of their Champion County fixture against Middlesex in Abu Dhabi. .

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Yorkshire v Somerset, Specsavers Championship Div One, Headingley, 1st day

Somerset's surge threatens to throw title race open

Sep 12, 2016: What price Somerset for their first Championship? Their rush through the division has been a sideshow at best as Middlesex and Yorkshire have flexed muscles like a couple of rival bodybuilders ahead of their clash at Lord's next week.

David Hopps at Headingley

Somerset v Hampshire, Specsavers Championship Div One, Taunton, 4th day

Ervine century leads Hants rearguard after Overton maiden ton

Aug 26, 2016: The early thrill for the Taunton crowd of Craig Overton completing his maiden first-class hundred subsided into a long Hampshire rearguard action as they saved a draw with some comfort

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Somerset v Hampshire, Specsavers Championship Div One, Taunton, 3rd day

Bad light call leaves Overton three short of maiden hundred

Aug 25, 2016: Craig Overton ended the day three runs short of a maiden Championship hundred and hoping that Somerrset would not declare overnight with a 196-run lead at Taunton

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County news

Rogers enthused by Somerset challenge

Apr 8, 2016: Chris Rogers feels that "life has come full circle" as he settles in the south-west of England for the first time since he left Australia to pursue his cricket career as a fresh-faced 18-year-old

David Hopps

County news

Craig Overton abuse of Zaidi raises disciplinary questions

Dec 10, 2015: It has emerged that Craig Overton, the Somerset allrounder who was banned for two games at the end of last season after accumulating nine penalty points, allegedly told Sussex's Ashar Zaidi to "go back to your own f***ing country"

Alan Gardner

County news

Craig Overton banned from Somerset survival match

Sep 18, 2015: Craig Overton has received an automatic two-match suspension after an ECB cricket discipline commission examined a ditsurbing disciplinary record which has brought three umpiring reports in a single season

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Somerset v Surrey, Royal London Cup, Group A, Taunton

Brotherly battle goes Overton way

Aug 17, 2015: The Overton twins shared six wickets as Somerset turned over Group A leaders Surrey with a three-wicket Royal London Cup win in front of a 5,500 Taunton crowd


Warwickshire v Somerset, LV= Championship, Division One, Edgbaston, 1st day

Patel's five gives Warwickshire early advantage

Jul 18, 2015: Warwickshire spinner Jeetan Patel secured his first five-wicket haul of the season as Somerset made uneven progress after choosing to bat in the LV= County Championship match at Edgbaston


Hampshire v Somerset, LV= Championship, Division One, Ageas Bowl, 3rd day

Berg flourish cannot disguise Hampshire's plight

Jun 23, 2015: Gareth Berg put up spirited resistance but it should not deflect from the relegation worries surrounding Hampshire after Craig Overton spearheaded a convincing Somerset victory

Freddie Wilde at the Ageas Bowl

Hampshire v Somerset, LV= Championship, Division One, Ageas Bowl, 2nd day

Hants bedevilled by Thomas, Overton

Jun 22, 2015: At tea Hampshire were 66 for 6, a sequence of numbers appropriate for a disastrous day that left their chances in this match in ruins

Freddie Wilde at the Ageas Bowl

England v New Zealand, 4th ODI, Trent Bridge

England picking on potential with Overtons call-up

Jun 16, 2015: The England management are identifying players who can help win the 2019 World Cup but Dimi Mascarenhas, the New Zealand bowling coach, suggested it was unwise to pick players on potential and instead argued for skill-based selection

George Dobell

New Zealand in England 2015

Overton twins team up for England

Jun 15, 2015: Jamie Overton's call up for the England squad alongside brother Craig has raised hopes that England could be about to see the first twins ever play together in the international side

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England v New Zealand, 3rd ODI, Ageas Bowl

Jordan and Plunkett out of series

Jun 13, 2015: Chris Jordan and Liam Plunkett have been ruled out of the remainder of the one-day series against New Zealand. Jordan suffered a side strain during his ninth over at The Oval while it emerged late on Saturday that Plunkett had picked up a thigh injury.

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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
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