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HIGHLIGHTS Sep 26th, 09:28

DAY THREE! Sep 26th, 09:24

Good morning from Trent Bridge! As per the first two days, it’s a lovely September morning here in Nottingham ahead of day three. Play is set to resume at 10:30am with Somerset searching 7 wickets to wrap up an innings victory

WICKET: Notts 115/3 Sep 25th, 17:46

Fletcher gloves a short ball to gully!! Jamie Overton strikes and that is the close of play with Notts 115/3

WICKET! Notts 114/2 Sep 25th, 17:32

GONE! Breakthrough for Somerset and it is Jack Leach removing Mullaney, caught at slip. Notts 114/2 following on

TWEET Sep 25th, 16:57

Notts 77/1 Sep 25th, 16:55

Lewis Gregory returns to the attack with Somerset pushing for a few more wickets this evening. It has been a great day for Somerset today

Notts 49/1 Sep 25th, 16:19

Plenty of playing and missing going on out there with Slater in particular very lucky to still be at the crease. We have 22 overs remaining this evening

WICKET! Notts 17/1 Sep 25th, 15:46

GONE!! Libby edges Josh Davey to James Hildreth at slip, who takes a fine catch! Notts 17/1 following on

CURRENT SCENE Sep 25th, 15:17

MARCUS TRESCOTHICK Sep 25th, 15:15

Somerset County Cricket Club can today exclusively reveal that Marcus Trescothick has signed a new one-year contract extension. Click here for the full story

Notts 0/0 Sep 25th, 15:14

Somerset have enforced the follow on and Lewis Gregory gets us underway after Tea

REPLAY Sep 25th, 15:05

You hero Tom Abell!!!

HATTRICK!!! Sep 25th, 14:56

Tom Abell has a hat-trick and Notts are 133 all out!

WICKET! Notts 133/8 Sep 25th, 14:52

Abell strikes!! Fletcher is caught by Trescothick at second slip and Notts are 133/8

Notts 102/7 Sep 25th, 14:24

Jamie Overton is back into the attack but he doesn’t look right unfortunately

WICKET! Notts 85/7 Sep 25th, 14:12

Somerset all over Notts this afternoon and Moores is the latest to go, edging Gregory behind! The score is now 85/7

WICKET! Notts 85/6 Sep 25th, 14:08

Craig Overton again and it’s another cartwheeling stump!! Wessels is bowled for 4 and Notts are 85/6

Notts 85/5 Sep 25th, 14:04

Big cheers go up at Trent Bridge, probably the loudest of the match, as Lancashire lose their last wicket and ensure Notts are safe.

WICKET! Notts 73/5 Sep 25th, 13:53

GONE!! Somerset on fire here at Trent Bridge!! Patel is caught behind off Gregory and Notts are 73/5

WICKET! Notts 69/4 Sep 25th, 13:49

CARTWHEELING STUMP KLAXON! Craig Overton removes Slater and Notts are 69/4!

Notts 65/3 Sep 25th, 13:42

Gregory giving Slater a real working over here. Coming from Derbyshire he wouldn’t have faced bowling of this quality for a while

Notts 57/3 Sep 25th, 13:20

Bad news for Jamie Overton as he has to leave the field with what looks like a heel problem. Let’s hope it’s nothing too serious

Notts 56/3 Sep 25th, 13:16

In comes Jamie Overton and beats Slater first up. Somerset are well on top at the moment

WICKET! Notts 50/3 Sep 25th, 13:13

That is second place secured!! Duckett gets a leading edge and is caught at second slip off Craig Overton!! Notts 50/3

LUNCH REPORT Sep 25th, 12:37

Somerset strengthened their grip over Nottinghamshire on the second morning of their Specsavers County Championship match at Trent Bridge.

The visitors, looking to secure second place in the table, advanced their first innings score to 463 before being bowled out after 115.5 overs.

Notts then lost Jake Libby in the first over of the reply and reached lunch on 50 for two.

Beginning the day on 353 for seven, Somerset showed their intentions from the off, with Craig Overton hitting Matt Crater for a four and six in the opening over.

Jamie Overton attacked with the same positive mindset as 41 runs were added inside six overs.

A stunning catch, diving at full stretch, by Luke Wood sent back Craig Overton for 23. That dismissal gave Harry Gurney his sixth wicket of the innings.

Josh Davey fell to Luke Fletcher for 21 and Jamie Overton was last out, hitting Samit Patel to the leaping Carter at deepish mid on for 55.

Libby nicked the second ball of Lewis Gregory’s opening over to fourth slip, where Jack Leach parried the ball to Craig Overton at third.

Steven Mullaney was out just before the break, nicking Craig Overton to slip for 21.

LUNCH: Notts 50/2 Sep 25th, 12:34

Notts enter the interval at 50/2 from 12 overs, trailing by 413 runs

WICKET! Notts 50/2 Sep 25th, 12:29

Craig Overton strikes! Mullaney is caught by Hildreth at first slip and Notts are 50/2

LEWIS GREGORY Sep 25th, 11:50

WICKET! Notts 0/1 Sep 25th, 11:44

Gregory strikes in the first over and that is his 200th First Class wicket!! Libby is caught after a fumble and Notts are 0/1

WICKET: Somerset 463 all out Sep 25th, 11:32

Jamie Overton is caught at long-on from the bowling of Patel for 55. Somerset are dismissed for 463. Shame for Jamie as he falls just one shy of matching his career-best

WICKET: Somerset 457/9 Sep 25th, 11:27

Josh Davey is LBW to Fletcher for 21. Somerset 457/9 from 115 overs after a good partnership of 63 for the 9th wicket

JAMIE OVERTON FIFTY Sep 25th, 11:23

Somerset 456/8 Sep 25th, 11:22

A fine 50 for Jamie Overton!! It’s his fifth in First Class cricket and Somerset are on the charge this morning – 456/8

Somerset 450/8 Sep 25th, 11:20

Jamie Overton pulls Fletcher powerfully to the boundary and moves to 49*. Somerset have already added 97 runs this morning in just 50 minutes

Somerset 445/8 Sep 25th, 11:17

Somerset 445/8 from 112.2 overs under sunny skies. This partnership is now at 50 from just 49 balls!

Somerset 404/8 Sep 25th, 10:55

400 on the board for Somerset and that is maximum batting points secured! To be assured of second place, we will need 3 wickets in the first 110 overs of the Notts innings

WICKET: Somerset 394/8 Sep 25th, 10:49

Craig Overton is brilliantly caught at square-leg off Gurney for a useful 23. Somerset 394/8 from 103.5 overs

Somerset 367/7 Sep 25th, 10:35

14 runs so far already for Somerset, who are on course for maximum batting points from a run-rate perspective. Craig pumped Carter over long-off to collect a maximum

CURRENT SCENE Sep 25th, 10:30

Somerset 353/7 Sep 25th, 10:29

Out come Jamie Overton and Craig Overton. We are all set here under sunny skies

TWEET Sep 25th, 10:15

HIGHLIGHTS Sep 25th, 09:31

DAY TWO Sep 25th, 09:20

Good morning! It’s another glorious morning here in Nottingham ahead of day two. You can certainly tell that we are in September though as it is crisp and a little chilly to start. Join us from 10:30am when Somerset will resume 353/7

WICKET AND CLOSE: Somerset 353/7 Sep 24th, 17:33

Gurney picks up his 5th wicket, having Steve Davies caught behind for 55. Somerset end the day 353/7

Somerset 352/6 Sep 24th, 17:29

Steve Davies rocks back and pulls Carter for four. That is a 4th bonus batting point on the board

DAVIES FIFTY! Somerset 339/5 Sep 24th, 17:18

50 for Steve Davies!! It’s his 5th Championship half-century of 2018 and he takes Somerset to 339/5 from 94 overs

WICKET: Somerset 328/5 Sep 24th, 17:05

James Hildreth is caught behind off Gurney for a magnificent 137. Somerset 328/5

Somerset 311/4 Sep 24th, 16:47

These two have played the new ball really nicely and applied plenty of pressure to the Notts attack. Somerset, who need 6 points to be assured of second place, are well on course to achieve a big score that will secure this – despite Surrey’s capitulation at the Oval

Somerset 298/4 Sep 24th, 16:25

A fantastic innings this from James Hildreth!! Here is the moment he brought up his century! Somerset 298/4 with Hildy on 119* and Steve Davies on 30*. The partnership has also passed 50

JAMES HILDRETH HUNDRED Sep 24th, 16:13

That is his 44th First Class century and what a knock it has been! Somerset 270/4

PHOTO Sep 24th, 16:06

Somerset 264/4 Sep 24th, 16:05

James Hildreth has 99* and plays out a maiden from Samit Patel. The new ball is now due and is taken

Somerset 251/4 Sep 24th, 15:45

Steve Davies takes a couple of boundaries off Carter and Somerset have another batting point – 251/4

WICKET: Somerset 238/4 Sep 24th, 15:40

Second ball after tea Tom Abell edges Carter to slip and falls for 42. Somerset 238/4

TRESCOTHICK HIGHLIGHTS Sep 24th, 15:31

TEA REPORT Sep 24th, 15:17

Somerset brought up their first batting point on the opening afternoon of their Specsavers County Championship match against Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge.

The visitors reached tea on 237 for three, with James Hildreth unbeaten on 90 at the break.

Hildreth has added 91 for the fourth wicket with Tom Abell, who has 42.

Marcus Trescothick, unbeaten on 55 at lunch, advanced his score to 71 before hitting the first ball of a new spell from Harry Gurney straight to Ben Duckett in the covers.

TEA: Somerset 237/3 Sep 24th, 15:14

Another excellent session for Somerset here at Trent Bridge. The score is 237/3 with James Hildreth 90* and Tom Abell 42*

PHOTO Sep 24th, 14:57

Somerset 201/3 Sep 24th, 14:48

Hildreth clips Wood away off his pads for four and that brings up Somerset’s first batting point of the day

CURRENT SCENE Sep 24th, 14:45

Somerset 197/3 Sep 24th, 14:45

Somerset 197/3 from 60 overs with James Hildreth 71* and Tom Abell 20*. This partnership is now at 50

STAT Sep 24th, 14:32

Somerset 172/3 Sep 24th, 14:20

Congratulations to James Hildreth, who becomes just the second man in Division One to pass 1000 Championship runs in 2018!! That is his fifty as well!!

WICKET: Somerset 146/3 Sep 24th, 14:00

Marcus Trescothick is caught at cover from the bowling of Gurney for 71. A fine knock from him and Somerset are 146/3

Somerset 145/2 Sep 24th, 13:59

Harry Gurney back into the attack and has probably been the standout of the Notts bowlers so far.

Somerset 141/2 Sep 24th, 13:46

Two lovely late cuts from Marcus Trescothick to the off-spin of Carter. He’s now up to 70* and will have sights on a century

PHOTO Sep 24th, 13:38

Somerset 127/2 Sep 24th, 13:38

Hildreth comes down the track and lofts Carter away for another boundary. That is the fifty partnership and Somerset are 127/2

Somerset 114/2 Sep 24th, 13:27

SIX!! Hildreth crashes Carter over mid-wicket for a maximum! He goes to 24* and Somerset are 114/2 in the 37th

Somerset 100/2 Sep 24th, 13:11

Back underway after lunch with Fletcher around the wicket to Trescothick

LUNCH REPORT Sep 24th, 12:38

Marcus Trescothick passed fifty for the fifth time thus summer on the first morning of Somerset’s Specsavers County Championship match against Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge.

Trescothick was unbeaten on 56 at lunch, with the visitors on 100 for two.

Tom Banton, whose father Colin played seven first class matches for Notts, made just three before being pinned lbw by Luke Wood early on.

Azhar Ali made 19, having shared in a partnership of 67 with Trescothick, before nicking Harry Gurney to slip.

LUNCH: Somerset 100/2 Sep 24th, 12:34

A good session for Marcus Trescothick and Somerset as the interval is reached at 100/2

TRESCOTHICK FIFTY! Sep 24th, 12:23

Somerset 93/2 Sep 24th, 12:23

50 for Marcus Trescothick!! It’s his 127th in First-Class cricket and he’s looked in great touch out there. Somerset 93/2

WICKET: Somerset 75/2 Sep 24th, 12:06

Azhar Ali is well caught at first slip from the bowling of Gurney. He goes for 19 and Somerset are 75/2

TWEET Sep 24th, 11:57

Somerset 63/1 Sep 24th, 11:51

SHOT! Azhar Ali pulls Gurney through mid-wicket for four and that is the fifty partnership between these two! Somerset 63/1

PHOTO Sep 24th, 11:41

Somerset 51/1 Sep 24th, 11:40

Trescothick slams the new bowler Mullaney away through the off-side for four twice and is up to 33*. Looks a good pitch this

Somerset 34/1 Sep 24th, 11:22

3 lovely cover drives have taken the score to 34. Two from the bat of Marcus Trescothick and one from Azhar Ali.

Somerset 18/1 Sep 24th, 11:08

SHOTS! Couple of boundaries for Marcus Trescothick takes him to 11* and Somerset to 18/1

WICKET: Somerset 8/1 Sep 24th, 10:55

Tom Banton is LBW to left-armer Wood for 3. That ball was full and swung in to Banton’s pads. Somerset 8/1 in the 6th over

PHOTO Sep 24th, 10:46

Somerset 4/0 Sep 24th, 10:41

A quiet start for both openers as they exchange singles into the legside. It’s a lovely day here in Nottinghamshire and there hasn’t been too much movement on offer so far for the Notts bowlers

LIVE STREAM Sep 24th, 10:34

A live stream of this match can be found by clicking here

Somerset 1/0 Sep 24th, 10:33

We are underway here at Trent Bridge with Trescothick and Banton facing up. Tres gets a single to fine leg and opens his account

SOMERSET XI Sep 24th, 10:11

Just the one change for Somerset as Lewis Gregory replaces Tim Groenewald in the XI

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE XI Sep 24th, 10:04

TOSS Sep 24th, 10:04

Somerset win the toss and elect to bat first

Good Morning! Sep 24th, 09:19

Hello from Trent Bridge! It’s the final County Championship game this season for Somerset starting today, and we have sunny skies in Nottingham this morning to start. Play will get underway at 10:30am with Somerset in theory needing 6 points to be assured of second place. There will be a live stream of this match over on the Notts website, and we will try and get a link up on here once it is live

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