Somerset beat Nottinghamshire by 6 wickets, at the Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton

Somerset beat Nottinghamshire by 6 wickets - Notts batting
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Having batted all day yesterday to reach 468-8 at the close of play, Nottinghamshire were eventually bowled out for 505 today, having followed on, leaving Somerset requiring 248 runs to win their SpecSavers County Championship Division 1 match against Nottinghamshire.

Somerset 392 (Matthew Renshaw 106; Steve Davies 90*; Matthew Carter 5-113) 250-4 (Matthew Renshaw 61, George Bartlett 43,Tom Abell 46*, Steve Davies 44*; Matthew Carter 3-82)

Nottinghamshire 134 (Craig Overton 4-53); Followed on  505 all out  (Steven Mullaney 94, Jake Libby 69, Chris Nash 64, Samit Patel 55, Tom Moores 103; Roelof van der Merwe 4-138, Josh Davey 4-76).

Result - Somerset (22 pts) beat Nottinghamshire (2 pts) by six wickets

The Somerset batsmen Matthew Renshaw 61, George Bartlett 43,Tom Abell 46* and Steve Davies 44* all contributed to a memorable win for the home side as they go top of SpecSavers County Championship Division 1 Table, with Matthew Carter 3-82, completing 8 wickets in the match for Nottinghamshire.

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