County cricket talking points: Essex and Somerset reprise rivalry at Lord’s

Essex and Somerset played a County Championship decider last year. Now they will meet in the Bob Willis Trophy final

By Gary Naylor for the 99.94 Cricket Blog

Ryan ten Doeschate is 40 years old and isn’t blasting the volume of runs he once did. But his experience is a handy insurance policy for a team that seldom needs one. Having shot out Middlesex for 138, Essex’s batsmen looked like they had squandered the good work of their bowlers at 44-4, but the old man of the side had other ideas.

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