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Jan 22, 2015: Alastair Cook will prepare for England's tour of West Indies by playing for MCC in Abu Dhabi after being named in the squad for the Champion County match against Yorkshire and the Emirates T20 tournament which precedes the four-day fixture
Dec 12, 2014: Nick Compton who has re-joined Middlesex on a three-year contract, has described returning to Lord's as like "a return home."
Nov 14, 2014: Nick Compton, the former England opener, is to leave Somerset despite having signed a three-year deal with the club in 2013
Yorkshire v Somerset, Headingley, 2nd day
Sep 24, 2014: Barely 24 hours after Yorkshire's chairman Colin Graves announced his plans for world domination the Championship celebrations are not going awfully well
Somerset v Northants, Taunton, 1st day
Aug 31, 2014: Alex Barrow's career-best 88 helped Somerset recover from a poor start to post 314 all out on the opening day of the LV=County Championship match with Northamptonshire at Taunton.
England v India, 5th Investec Test, The Oval, 2nd day
Aug 16, 2014: A number of holes in England's Test team have been filled, but the second opening slot has not been nailed down. A tricky decision will need to be made with an Ashes looming next year
England v India, 2nd Investec Test, Lord's 5th day
Jul 21, 2014: Previous England inadequacies were masked by a handful of excellent players but now the national side are showing the results of an environment too cosy for those whose faces fit and one that ostracises the rest
Somerset v Gloucestershire, NatWest T20, Taunton
Jul 11, 2014: Acting captain Alfonso Thomas claimed two wickets in the final over as Somerset beat Gloucestershire by seven runs in a NatWest T20 Blast thriller at Taunton.
Middlesex v Somerset, Uxbridge, 2nd day
Jul 8, 2014: A year ago, Nick Compton and Steven Finn would not have envisaged spending these four days at Uxbridge. They would have anticipated playing against India at Trent Bridge tomorrow.
Warwickshire v Somerset, Edgbaston, 1st day
May 25, 2014: Nick Compton compiled a patient half-century that built Somerset an excellent foundation against Warwickshire and provided a reminder of his skills that,just might have helped England retain the Ashes in the winter.
Durham v Somerset, Chester-le-Street, 4th day
Apr 23, 2014: Nick Compton provided another reminder of his abilities as he helped his Somerset side secure a draw on the final day of their game at Durham
Feb 22, 2014: Nick Compton talks about stepping out of his grandfather's shadow and sharing an honour with a batsman he looks up to
The Ashes 2013-14
Nov 10, 2013: England's batting order has lost some of its stability with Alastair Cook set to have his third opening partner of the year and Michael Carberry's resurgence has surely shut the door on Nick Compton
Nottinghamshire v Somerset, Trent Bridge, 2nd day
Sep 25, 2013: James Hildreth batted beautifully, scoring at roughly a run a ball for his entire innings, and soothed talk of a possible Somerset relegation
The Ashes 2013-14
Sep 21, 2013: Debates over the identity of the second spinner, reserve wicketkeeper and reserve batsmen will occupy the minds of the England selectors ahead of the announcement of the Ashes squad on Monday
Somerset v Surrey, Taunton, 2nd day
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Warwickshire v Somerset, Edgbaston, 3rd day
Aug 22, 2013: Nick Compton may not have much idea what the future holds for him as far as England is concerned but he has finally pledged his domestic future to Somerset for the next three years
Aug 22, 2013: Nick Compton has signed a new three year deal to stay at Somerset, ending speculation about his future.
Eng v Aus, 4th Investec Test, Chester-le-Street, 1st day
Aug 9, 2013: England's batsmen did not appear to know whether to stick or twist on the opening day, but should have followed the lead of their captain
Somerset v Nottinghamshire, Taunton, 4th day
Aug 5, 2013: Somerset - with Nick Compton back near to his resolute best - avoided what would have been a devastating defeat on the eve of their FLt20 quarter-final against Surrey
AB de Villiers returned to give West Indies another hammering, this time at the SCG
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