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Somerset v Lancashire: Steven Davies scores century on day one for home side

Tom Abell (left) and Steven Davies added 119 for Somerset’s fifth wicket Specsavers County Championship Division One, Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton (day one): Somerset 330-9: Davies 111; Parkinson 4-68 Lancashire: Yet to bat Somerset 3 pts, Lancashire 3 pts Scorecard Steven Davies scored 111 in Somerset’s total of 330-9 on day one of their Championship match against title-chasing Lancashire at Taunton. Matt Parkinson has figures of 4-68 for Lancashire, who started 36 points behind Division One leaders Essex. Davies put on 119 with captain Tom Abell (46) for the…

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Wayne Madsen: Derbyshire’s home form can deliver first trip to T20 Finals Day

Wayne Madsen is in his testimonial year with Derbyshire Derbyshire batsman Wayne Madsen is hoping the county’s excellent home form can see them reach T20 Blast Finals Day for the first time on Tuesday. Derbyshire host Hampshire in the quarter-finals, having won five from six home games in the North Group. It will be only the county’s second T20 quarter-final, having last qualified for the last eight in 2005. “For me it’s been nine years to get to a T20 quarter-final and it’s a great achievement,” said Madsen. “We’ve earned…

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T20 Blast: Leicestershire beat Yorkshire, Somerset lose at home to Kent

Billings leads Kent to six-wicket victory NatWest T20 Blast Dates: 7 July – 2 September Coverage: Ball-by-ball local radio commentary on every match online, tablets, mobiles and BBC Sport app. In-play highlights and live text commentary of selected games on the BBC Sport website. Selected commentaries on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra. Leicestershire stepped up their bid for a place in the T20 Blast quarter-finals as they beat Yorkshire by four wickets at Grace Road in the North Group. New Zealand international Luke Ronchi’s spectacular 19-ball half-century helped the…

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Sarfraz Ahmed: Pakistan captain mobbed at home by jubilant fans

Pakistan were the lowest-ranked team at the Champions Trophy Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed has been mobbed at his home by fans celebrating the country’s surprise victory in the Champions Trophy. Pakistan beat fierce rivals India by 180 runs on Sunday to win the Champions Trophy for the first time. The squad was greeted by jubilant fans at the airport after arriving back from London following their triumph. And supporters then gathered in the street outside the home of Sarfraz, who held aloft the trophy from his balcony. Pakistan’s players were…

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Lancashire v Hampshire: George Bailey hits century as home side frustrated in heat

Bailey’s century was his first in the County Championship this season Specsavers County Championship Division One, Emirates Old Trafford (day one) Hampshire351-8: Bailey 127, Abbott 76*; Procter 2-49 Lancashire: Yet to bat. Hampshire 3 pts, Lancashire 2 pts Scorecard Hampshire captain George Bailey hit a fine century to help his side 351-8 on a stifling first day against Lancashire at Old Trafford. The Australian made 127, having come in at 38-3, before he was bowled late in the day by England’s James Anderson. It was Anderson’s only wicket on his…

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