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George Dobell at Somerset (236 and 87-3) v Middlesex (142)
This match, and Division One status, is slowly drifting away from Middlesex. If the pitch is as bad as they were suggesting yesterday, their bowlers have made poor use of it allowing Somerset to push their lead up towards 200. We have had times when two seamers have bowled in tandem – something of a rarity in this match – and, on this showing, Craig Overton has looked more dangerous than Steven Finn. If Somerset do survive – and they are favourites to do so now – it will constitute a remarkable fightback: they won just one of their first 10 Championship matches this season. But it seems unthinkable that they will be penalised for this surface now and Middlesex are going to face a daunting target.