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Compton knock saves Somerset

How close Middlesex came to completing a quite stupefying victory at Lord's, in little more than half the allotted playing time.

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Scorecard summary
Somerset173/10(67.5 overs)1st INNINGS
Tim Murtagh3/42(20)
Gareth Berg3/59(20.5)
Middlesex364/3(86.5 overs)1st INNINGS
Chris Rogers173 (191)
Joe Denly*116 (219)
Somerset227/7(68.5 overs)2nd INNINGS
68.5
4
Robson to Thomas, FOUR runs
68.4
Robson to Thomas, no run
68.3
Robson to Thomas, no run
68.2
Robson to Thomas, no run
68.1
Robson to Thomas, no run
end of over 684 runs
SOM: 223/7CRR: 3.27 
Nick Compton69 (150)
Alfonso Thomas35 (59)
Gareth Berg 15-4-43-1
Joe Denly 2-0-6-0
67.6
Berg to Compton, no run
67.5
4
Berg to Compton, FOUR runs
67.4
Berg to Compton, no run
67.3
Berg to Compton, no run
67.2
Berg to Compton, no run
67.1
Berg to Compton, no run
end of over 675 runs
SOM: 219/7CRR: 3.26 
Alfonso Thomas35 (59)
Nick Compton65 (144)
Joe Denly 2-0-6-0
Gareth Berg 14-4-39-1
66.6
Denly to Thomas, no run
66.5
Denly to Thomas, no run
66.4
Denly to Thomas, no run
66.3
Denly to Thomas, no run
66.2
4
Denly to Thomas, FOUR runs
66.1
1
Denly to Compton, 1 run
end of over 661 run
SOM: 214/7CRR: 3.24 
Alfonso Thomas31 (54)
Nick Compton64 (143)
Gareth Berg 14-4-39-1
Joe Denly 1-0-1-0
65.6
Berg to Thomas, no run
65.5
Berg to Thomas, no run
65.4
Berg to Thomas, no run
Match details
Lord's, London
TossMiddlesex, elected to field first
SeriesCounty Championship Division One
Season2012
Hours of play (local time)11am start, Lunch 13.00-13.40, Tea 15.40-16.00, Close 18.00
Match days5,6,7,8 June 2012 - day (4-day match)
Umpires
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Neil Bainton
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Neil Mallender
PointsSomerset 4, Middlesex 10