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Recent Match Report – Hampshire vs Somerset Group 2 2021

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Josh Davey picks up five-wicket haul on final day as Keith Barker offers some resistance with 52*

Somerset 336 (Overton 74, Abell 64) and 4 for 0 beat Hampshire 79 (Gregory 4-26) and 258 (Barker 52*, Davey 5-30, Overton 5-66) by 10 wickets

A superb all-round display from Craig Overton inspired Somerset to a comprehensive 10-wicket victory over Hampshire as his side wrapped up a fourth LV= County Championship Group Two win at the Ageas Bowl.

Paceman Overton, who is the top wicket-taker in the country, took 5 for 66 from 40 overs as Hampshire were dismissed for 258 on Sunday, putting himself firmly in contention for England ahead of next month’s Test series against New Zealand.

Overton was also the top scorer in the match with 74 on Friday and finished with overall figures of 7 for 82, with Josh Davey also playing a significant role in the triumph taking 5 for 30 on the final day.

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