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Second XI Championship: Victory for Warwickshire on day three

DAY THREE

Somerset resumed on 44 for one on day three of this four-day Second XI Championship match against Warwickshire at the Edgbaston Community Sports Ground at Portland Road.

Eddie Byrom made 62 but by the time the lunch interval arrived Somerset were 134 for five, a lead of one run with five wickets remaining.

After the break Josh Davey moved to 50 from just 30 balls but Somerset were all out for 225, a lead of 92. Davey finished unbeaten 63 from just 38 balls.

Warwickshire reached their required total of 93 without loss to win the match by 10 wickets.

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Second XI Coach, Greg Kennis has named the following squad: Eddie Byrom, Steve Davies, Tom Lammonby, Dom Bess, Ben Green, Sam Young, Lewis Goldsworthy, Josh Davey, Ollie Sale, Jack Brooks, Nathan Gilchrist and Paul van Meekeren.

DAY TWO

Warwickshire resumed on 109 for two on day two of this four-day Second XI Championship match at the Edgbaston Community Sports Ground at Portland Road.

Ed Pollock took his overnight score of 83 not out to 125 before he was removed by Paul van Meekeren and by the time the lunch interval arrived the hosts had advanced to 222 for seven.

Half centuries from Ethan Brookes and Oliver Hannon-Dalby ensured that Warwickshire were 336 all out.

Van Meekeren and Josh Davey both claimed four wickets for Somerset.

The visitors lost Steve Davies with the score on three and when bad light halted play Somerset were 44 for one.

DAY ONE

Somerset Second XI are in action today when they begin a four-day Championship match against Warwickshire at The Edgbaston Community Sports Ground at Portland Road, formerly known as Mitchell and Butlers.

Warwickshire won the toss and elected to bowl first in helpful bowling conditions. Somerset lost wickets at regular intervals throughout the innings and nobody scored more than Ben Green’s 34 in a total of 203 all out. There were useful contributions from the lower order as the visitors recovered from 154 for eight when Josh Davey was removed for 29 in the 50th over.

In reply Warwickshire had scored 109 for two off 19 overs by the close of play, Ed Pollock unbeaten on 83, while for Somerset, Davey and Dom Bess claimed a wicket each.

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