Close of Play

  • Wed, 07 May - day 1 - Hampshire 1st innings 194/3 (JP Crawley 78*, DA Griffiths 0*, 57 ov)
  • Thu, 08 May - day 2 - Somerset 2nd innings 159/1 (ME Trescothick 62*, JL Langer 34*, 41 ov)
  • Fri, 09 May - day 3 - Somerset 2nd innings 559/5 (Z de Bruyn 75*, PD Trego 21*, 137 ov)
  • Sat, 10 May - day 4 - Hampshire 2nd innings 198/1 (69 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

County Championship Division One News

  • Future imperfect

    The rise of Twenty20 and of India's power are challenging English cricket's ability to function independently

  • Benkenstein ready to move aside

    Dale Benkenstein has confirmed he is unlikely to continue as Durham captain after leading them to their first County Championship title

  • Meet the VVinners

    Congratulations to the VVinners of the the County Championship edition of the fantasy game

  • Adams refuses to be drawn on his future

    Chris Adams refused to comment on speculation that he was set to retire, saying he 'hoped to remain at the club in some capacity' next season

  • Championship shows it can survive new age

    The instigation of two divisions in the County Championship has been a blessing of sorts. In terms of maintaining interest until the very end