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Surrey v Somerset, Specsavers Championship, Division One, Guildford

History bodes well for Surrey in title race after third innings victory

Jun 22, 2018: Jade Dernbach and Morne Morkel shared eight wickets as Somerset, who had followed on 279 runs behind, were bowled out for 210

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Somerset v Sussex, RL Cup, South Group, Taunton

Luke Wright's century helps stop Somerset bandwagon

May 22, 2018: James Hildreth continued his fine form but was unable to help chase down an imposing 342

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Somerset v Hampshire, Taunton, 3rd day

James Hildreth, Dom Bess set up Somerset victory push

May 13, 2018: Hashim Amla and James Vince carried Hampshire's hopes of staving off defeat after Somerset piled up a huge first-innings advantage

Paul Edwards at Taunton

Somerset v Hampshire, Taunton, 2nd day

Somerset soar on another James Hildreth hundred

May 12, 2018: Somerset took control against Hampshire thanks to a James Hildreth hundred and some lower-order resistance from Craig Overton

Paul Edwards at Taunton

Somerset v Middlesex, Specsavers Championship Division One, Taunton, 2nd day

Hildreth digs in to help dig Somerset out of trouble

Sep 26, 2017: James Hildreth's fine, unbeaten 82 quietened concerns about the Taunton pitch and put Somerset in an excellent position to escape relegation

George Dobell at Taunton

Somerset v Surrey, NatWest Blast, South Division, Taunton

Hildreth rights Somerset to salvage win

Aug 6, 2017: James Hildreth swept Somerset to an against-the-odds four-wicket win over Surrey in a thrilling NatWest T20 Blast contest at Taunton

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Somerset v Middlesex, NatWest Blast, South Group, Taunton

Hildreth stars as Somerset sneak it with ball to spare

Jul 23, 2017: James Hildreth ensured Somerset beat Middlesex for the second time in a week, this time with a ball to spare, to overhaul them in South Group

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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

County previews: Somerset

Promise of youth could propel another title tilt

Apr 3, 2017: ESPNcricinfo previews Somerset's prospects for the 2017 season

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Specsavers Championship

The moments that made the season - Part Two

Sep 24, 2016: The greatest retirement statement to the heart-stopping finish, ESPNcricinfo rounds up the memorable moments from the 2016 County Championship, from No.10 to 1 ...

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

Courageous Hildreth braves pain before Somerset shoot themselves in the foot

Sep 20, 2016: James Hildreth produced a courageous century alonsgide his fellow centurion Chris Rogers until a wholesale Somerset collapse frittered away a massive advantage against Nottinghamshire at Taunton

Paul Edwards at Taunton

Hampshire v Somerset, Specsavers Championship Div One, Ageas Bowl, 2nd day

Myburgh, Hildreth add to Hampshire's pain

Jun 27, 2016: Centuries by Johann Myburgh and James Hildreth made Hamshire suffer for their batting inadequacies of the first day

Freddie Wilde at Ageas Bowl

Middlesex v Somerset, Specsavers Championship Div 1, Lord's, 4th day

Hildreth's late harvest Somerset's gain

May 25, 2016: James Hildreth scored an unbeaten 85 to help stave off the threat of defeat at Lord's and continue his rich vein of form

Tim Wigmore at Lord's

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

Rogers hits century on return to Lord's

May 22, 2016: Chris Rogers enjoyed himself hugely on his return to Lord's as he scored 104 not out against his former county to guide Somerset to 219 for 2 on the opening day against Middlesex

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Somerset v Yorkshire, Specsavers Championship Div 1, Taunton, 2nd day

Lyth begins strongly in Yorkshire's long quest for parity

May 16, 2016: To suggest that Adam Lyth and Alex Lees were facing a minor crisis when they opened Yorkshire's innings on a placid Taunton pitch would be a slight exaggeration but it was a telling session nonetheless

David Hopps at Taunton

Somerset v Lancashire, Specsavers Championship Div 1, Taunton, 3rd day

Hildreth ton gives Somerset hope after Anderson burst

May 3, 2016: A first century of the season for James Hildreth, that great, overlooked west country run-gatherer, provided Somerset supporters with something to clutch to their breasts on what was an otherwise trying day

Alan Gardner at Taunton

County previews

Gayle, Jayawardene and Rogers bring batting quality

Apr 5, 2016: A few of Somerset's off-season decisions appear a little short-term, but the arrival big names for the T20 Blast will boost chances of silverware

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

Hildreth and Trescothick take Somerset towards safety

Sep 22, 2015: A James Hildreth century and another key innings from Marcus Trescothick saw Somerset into a strong position at the end of the first day against Warwickshire


Somerset v Worcestershire, LV= Championship, Division One, Taunton, 1st day

Hildreth hundred lifts Somerset

Aug 21, 2015: James Hildreth helped himself to a fourth first-class century of the season as Somerset batted themselves into a strong position against Worcestershire on the first day of their LV= County Championship game at Taunton


Somerset v New Zealanders, Taunton, 4th day

Contented NZ seal win as Craig takes five

May 11, 2015: New Zealand took just over 90 minutes to get their tour underway with a 66-run victory at Taunton and their coach, Mike Hesson, delivered a calm message of confidence

Alex Winter in Taunton
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