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Lewis Gregory claimed five wickets in a hostile display

Hampshire v Somerset, Specsavers Championship Div One, Southampton, Day 1

Gregory keeps Hampshire's ambitions in check

Somerset fast bowler Lewis Gregory took three wickets as the visitors enjoyed the better of the opening day of their Specsavers County Championship clash with Hampshire

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Brendan Taylor stormed to a 69-ball hundred

Somerset v Nottinghamshire, Royal London Cup play-off, Taunton

Taylor ton the highlight of 834-run contest

Brendan Taylor led Nottinghamshire into the semi-finals of the Royal London Cup with a brilliant century as hosts Somerset were defeated by 24 runs in a spectacular big-hitting contest

Peter Handscomb smashed a rapid hundred during the evening session

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

Go Somerset? Handscomb silences the song

Somerset have been offered a new club song. But even if they accepted it, with no wins this season, the dressing room must wonder when they can ever get the chance to sing it

Ryan Sidebottom struck in his first over

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

Sidebottom sniffs out Somerset vulnerability

Somerset's young captain, Tom Abell, knows that the time has come for his batsmen, himself included, to respond if their memorable tilt at the Championship last season is not to be followed by relegation this time around

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Tom Abell works the ball to the leg side

Middlesex v Somerset, Specsavers Championship Division One, Lord's, 4th day

Abell draws value from another Lord's yawn fest

Somerset skipper Tom Abell found solace in another Lord's yawn-fest with his first half-century of the Championship season but last season's top two are still without a win

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Adam Voges started well against Hampshire

Middlesex v Somerset, Specsavers Championship Division One, Lord's, 3rd day

Voges resistance ends with injury

A calf muscle injury to Adam Voges is a potentially serious blow to champions Middlesex, who also found themselves having to work hard to avoid following on against Somerset during an attritional third day at Lord's

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Middlesex v Somerset, Specsavers Championship Division One, Lord's, 2nd day

Gregory's maiden hundred frustrates Middlesex title defence

Reigning Specsavers county champions Middlesex appear on course for their fourth successive draw of an uninspired Division One title defence after Somerset enjoyed the best of a sun-kissed second day at Lord's

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Dean Elgar resisted New Zealand with a half-century

Middlesex v Somerset, Specsavers Championship Division One, Lord's, 1st day

Elgar plays on but Abell, Davies still out of tune

Dean Elgar's pugnacious resistance came to Somerset's aid again as Tom Abell and Steven Davies found no escape from their disastrous form