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Craig Overton stars as Somerset attack proves too strong for Yorkshire

• Somerset bowl out Yorkshire in second consecutive victory
• Nottinghamshire top the table with defeat of Worcestershire

The weather failed to put a dampener on an intriguing final day of the County Championship’s third round. At Taunton, Somerset bowled out Yorkshire for 202 to win by 118 runs, the first time they have triumphed in their opening two Championship games since 1993. Jack Leaning was last man out for 68, a third wicket for Craig Overton in a tremendous team bowling performance by Somerset.

At New Road, Worcestershire subsided to their third successive defeat. They were bowled out in less than 39 overs for 149, after Nottinghamshire had declared on 309 in a victory that sent them top. Jake Ball took five for 59 to become the leading wicket-taker in the country with 21 this season. There was a wicket too for Stuart Broad, who recovered after colliding face-on with solid team-mate Luke Fletcher while running a quick single on his way to 38.

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