Somerset v Lancashire: Red Rose's title challenge fading at Taunton

Jack Leach
Specsavers County Championship Division One, Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton (day two):
Somerset 335: Davies 111; Parkinson 4-68
Lancashire 133: Croft 41; Leach 5-47 & 28-0 (f/o)
Lancashire trail by 174 runs with 10 wickets remaining
Somerset 6 pts, Lancashire 3 pts

Lancashire’s title challenge faltered at Taunton as they were made to follow-on by relegation-threatened Somerset.

While Championship leaders Essex were establishing a big lead against Warwickshire at Edgbaston, Lancashire struggled in reply to Somerset’s 335.

Left-arm spinner Jack Leach took 5-47 on a turning pitch as the visitors were bowled out for 133 – a deficit of 202.

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