Hildreth, Buttler lead Somerset romp

Yorkshire crashed to defeat by 131 runs in Saturday’s Yorkshire Bank 40 match at Headingley after their batsmen were unable to match a vicious assault from Somerset, who piled up 338 for 5 off their 40 overs.

Putting their opponents in to bat, Yorkshire were under severe pressure right from the start as Marcus Trescothick and Peter Trego lashed 96 inside 10 overs for the first wicket – and that was only the beginning of the home side’s misery.

Jos Buttler warmed up for next month’s Champions Trophy with a blistering and audacious 89 from only 51 balls with 10 fours and four sixes, while James Hildreth also cruised along with an unbeaten 96 from 84 deliveries with seven fours and a six. Read more
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