Rossington ton gives seconds the lead

On-loan batsman Adam Rossington hit a century to earn Northamptonshire a first-innings lead in their Second XI Championship match against Somerset at Campbell Park on Wednesday.

Rossington's knock of 107 - together with a handy 41 from Graeme White, who reached three figures in the previous match against Gloucestershire - helped the County reach 264-9 declared in reply to the visitors' 194 all out.

Facing a 70-run deficit, Somerset closed on 137-2 in their second innings - 67 runs ahead - with a wicket apiece for White and Saif Zaib.

The match concludes on Thursday.

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