Cricket: Caddick impresses Lloyd

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Andrew Caddick is hoping to get the England call this weekend after another fine performance for Somerset yesterday in front of David Lloyd, the England coach.

The pace bowler produced his third five-wicket haul of the season when a 3 for 15 burst in the morning gave him figures of 5 for 64 off 29.2 overs against Worcestershire at New Road.

After bowling well in New Zealand, Caddick was left out of the England side for the Texaco Trophy games but he is in impressive form and it will be a surprise if he is not in the Test squad named tomorrow.

"I came along to see if he was sound and in good heart and he clearly is," Lloyd said. "I thought he bowled well and got the ball in the right place as he did in the winter. He looked confident, particularly when with six wickets down overnight he mopped up the innings."

Caddick said: "Am I confident of getting the England phone call? You've got to be confident. If that is not the case, then there is something wrong with you."

Glamorgan posted their highest ever score as they continued to put Durham to the sword in Cardiff. The previous mark of 587 for 8 declared, set against Derbyshire at Cardiff Arms Park in 1951, was passed in the 138th over of the innings. with three batsmen making centuries.

Nottinghamshire have been granted permission to replace their injured overseas signing, Mohammed Zahid, by the England and Wales Cricket Board Registrations Committee.

The 20-year-old fast bowler was recruited as a replacement for the injured New Zealander Chris Cairns. He has not played a game since arriving in England on 2 May.

The Pakistan Test player, rated one of the fastest bowlers in the world, has a stress fracture of the back and is unlikely to figure again this season.