Lammonby ton gives Somerset victory chance in Bob Willis Trophy final

Tom Lammonby raises his bat after reaching his century
Tom Lammonby has scored three centuries in his past three first-class matches
Bob Willis Trophy final, Lord’s (day four)
Somerset 301: Byrom 117; S Cook 5-76 & 227-7: Lammonby 116; Porter 4-51
Essex 337-8: Cook 172; Gregory 6-72
Somerset lead Essex by 191 runs

Somerset opener Tom Lammonby made a sparkling 116 to give his side a chance of beating Essex on the last day of the Bob Willis Trophy final at Lord’s.

His 151-ball knock included 17 fours as Somerset overcame a first-innings deficit of 36 after Essex made 337-8.

Partnerships of 105 with opener Ben Green (41) and 50 with Tom Abell put Somerset in the driving seat at 155-2.

But Jamie Porter (4-51) led Essex’s fightback with the ball to reduce them to 227-7 at stumps, a lead of 191.

More to follow.


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