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Somerset chase down Hampshire's 356 to win by 3 wickets at the Ageas Bowl

Somerset chase down Hampshire's 356 (James Vince 109)

Hampshire won the toss and decided to bat against Somerset, at home at the Ageas Bowl, Southampton today.

Hampshire 356-9 (James Vince 109, Tom Alsop 95, Liam Dawson 76; Craig Overton 3-69)

Somerset 360-7 (Peter  Trego 100, Johann Myburgh 71, Liam Dawson 2-52)

Result - Somerset won by three wickets

James Vince (109), Tom Alsop (95) and Liam Dawson (76) all batted impressively to take Hampshire to an imposing total of 356-9 in their allotted overs. Craig Overton was the pick of the Somerset bowlers with 3-69.

In reply, Somerset started well and all the top batsmen contributed to the run chase, in particular Peter  Trego 100, Johann Myburgh 71,and James Hildreth 56. But it was Overton's final over hitting  that brought Somerset a great win at the Ageas Bowl tonight. Liam Dawson 2-52 was the pick of the Hamshire bowlers.

With Hampshire winning five of their eight group matches, they now have a home tie at the semi-final stage of the Royal London One Day Cup to look forward to.

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