Somerset rally as Craig Overton takes his 400th first-class wicket

Somerset rally as Craig Overton takes his 400th first-class wicket

Somerset rally as Craig Overton takes his 400th first-class wicket

Craig Overton guaranteed his 400th top of the line wicket as Somerset energized against Hampshire at Taunton.

Overton guaranteed the scalps of Felix Organ, Ian Holland and James Vince as Hampshire shut on 144-5 in their LV= Insurance County Championship Division One conflict.

The England seamer finished the day with 3-21 from 18 overs, with his side driving by 67 runs at stumps.

No play was conceivable before lunch in light of a wet outfield, yet Holland, with 49 from 111 balls, was the pick of the Hampshire hitters after the activity at last got going.

Britain confident Harry Brook sparkled again as Yorkshire set themselves in a solid situation against Warwickshire at Headingley.


Answering Warwickshire’s first-innings 244, Yorkshire completed the second day on 269-4.

Stream, called up to England’s crew for the beginning of the following month’s Test series against New Zealand recently, made 82 from 117 balls – his eighth score of at least 50 out of nine innings this season.

Adam Lyth likewise scored 118 not out as the fourth-wicket pair shared 157 either side of tea.

Kent heaped the faces Northamptonshire as Jack Leaning and Grant Stewart based on Ben Compton’s 140.

Captain Leaning ground his direction to a 131-ball 62 and all-rounder Stewart crushed five sixes in 34 conveyances while heading to a quickfire 61.

Kent pronounced on 519-9 and Stewart and Darren Stevens then, at that point, made right on time in-streets into the Northamptonshire innings.


Ben Curran and Emilio Gay were immediately taken out as the hosts slipped to 21-2 – 498 runs behind.

Essex ruled a downpour impacted day at Emirates Old Trafford as Lancashire’s first innings was left in quite a while.

Answering to Essex’s 391, Lancashire were diminished to 32-5 preceding precipitation showed up for the second opportunity in the day to forestall any play after tea.

New-ball bowlers Sam Cook (2-5) and Jamie Porter (2-19) caused the majority of the harm.

Dan Lawrence top-scored for Essex with 120 from 207 balls, yet he couldn’t handle later subsequent to seeming to experience a repeat of his right hamstring injury.

In Division Two, Azhar Ali and Jack Haynes changed the Worcestershire record books against Leicestershire at New Road.


Pakistan Test hitter Azhar and previous England Under-19 worldwide Haynes put on 281 for the third wicket – a record organization against Leicestershire, outperforming the 278 by Cyril Walters and Harold Gibbons in 1934.

Azhar completed the day unbeaten on 202, one six and 18 fours coming from his 328 balls, while Haynes was in the end excused for 127.

This was Haynes’ third hundred years in progressive matches and the pair’s endeavors were generally liable for Worcestershire totalling 456-3 by the nearby – a gigantic lead of 308.

Durham’s Liam Trevaskis passed up the chance of a lady Championship hundred on a shortened second day against Middlesex at Lord’s.

The 23-year-old all-rounder, who posted his five star best of 88 at Hove last month, was avoided abandoned on 80 subsequent to running with regard to accomplices as Durham were excused for 350.

Toby Roland-Jones wrapped up with figures of 4-72, with Seaxes wicketkeeper John Simpson asserting four excusals.


Middlesex shut on 88-2 in answer with England’s new Test skipper Ben Stokes guaranteeing the advancement while having previous partner Mark Stoneman got at slip in his first finished.

Nottinghamshire assembled a lead of 74 subsequent to excusing Derbyshire for 260 at Trent Bridge.

Ben Duckett top-scored with 86 and five different players broke 30 as Nottinghamshire arrived at 334-7.

Albeit several excusals could be put down to unfortunate shots, the difficult work put in by Sam Conners, who guaranteed 3-80, and 19-year-old Nick Potts – who wrapped up with figures of 2-39 – acquired awards for a shoddy crease assault.

Off-spinner Alex Thomson likewise got two wickets, yet three spilled gets harmed Derbyshire’s objective.

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