Close of Play

  • Wed, 30 Jul - day 1 - Sussex 1st innings 382/6 (CD Hopkinson 41*, RSC Martin-Jenkins 1*, 96 ov)
  • Thu, 31 Jul - day 2 - Somerset 1st innings 253/4 (JC Hildreth 26*, ID Blackwell 0*, 56.3 ov)
  • Fri, 01 Aug - day 3 - Sussex 2nd innings 264/5 (CJ Adams 44*, CD Hopkinson 8*, 63 ov)
  • Sat, 02 Aug - day 4 - Somerset 2nd innings 128/2 (38 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

Somerset 4th innings Partnerships

1st24JL LangerME Trescothick
2nd83JL LangerZ de Bruyn
3rd21Z de BruynJC Hildreth