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Thomas's last-ball four dispels Somerset doubts

Deccan Chargers 153-9 Somerset 157-9 <i>(Somerset win by one wicket)</i>: South African heroics give West Country side perfect start to Champions League

Trescothick collects player of the year award

Marcus Trescothick rounded off an exceptional year by picking up the Natwest PCA Player of the Year award last night.

Scores to be settled in season's final fights

Can Onions hang on as top wicket-taker? Will Sussex be relegated &ndash; yet still win one-day silverware? As the county game enters its final week, Jon Culley highlights the tussles that are going to the wire

Trescothick set for India return

Marcus Trescothick was this morning named in Somerset's 15-man squad to take part in the Champions League in India next month.

Trescothick shows what Strauss will be missing

Marcus Trescothick smashed a stunning 56 off 32 deliveries as Somerset Sabres earned the right to take on Sussex Sharks in last night's Twenty20 Cup final at Edgbaston. Both counties will play in the Champions League in India in October, chasing a share of more than £3 million in prize money.

Fred's last stand and England have nothing to lose

Before the 2009 Ashes began the likeliest outcome seemed to be a drawn series. After more twists and turns than the drivers encounter at Monte Carlo, the sides duly arrive at The Oval all square.

Lamb calls for changes for final Test

Allan Lamb has called on England's selectors to make major changes for the final Ashes test by bringing both Marcus Trescothick and Mark Ramprakash back into the international fold.

Trott races back to slow Somerset

Somerset 323-8 dec Warwicks 156-3

Bullish Trescothick revels in Edgbaston's calm after the storm

Somerset 226-2 v Warwickshire

On the Front Foot: Is left-field selection of Watson as an opener the right choice?

Should Shane Watson, as is being suggested in some panic-stricken quarters, open Australia's batting at Birmingham on Thursday, he will change a whole way of life.

Captain's job 'too much' for Flintoff

Andrew Flintoff admits he found being England captain a struggle.

Trego blasts Somerset to shock win

As Durham cantered to victory at the Riverside to stay at the top of the County Championship, the sensation of the day came at Taunton, where third-placed Somerset pulled off one of the competition's greatest run chases to defeat Yorkshire, scoring 479 for 6 in 85.3 overs to win by four wickets.

County Championship round-up: Chawla takes five to evoke memories of Mushtaq

Sussex's back-to-back County Championship victories in 2006 and 2007 were built around the wiles of the spinner Mushtaq Ahmed and their inability to defend their title last summer could be partly explained by the Pakistani's injury problems. This season, they may have unearthed another magical spinner to fill his boots.

County cricket round-up: Goodwin's quick fix guides Sussex into semi-finals

Francois du Plessis put the holders Essex to the sword as he steered Lancashire into the semi-finals of the Friends Provident Trophy with a 71-ball century, the fastest of the English summer so far.

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