Recent Match Report – Middlesex vs Somerset Group 2 2021


Robbie White falls eight short of maiden first-class ton as game remains in balance

Somerset 178 for 4 trail Middlesex 357 (White 92, Davey 3-33) by 179 runs

James Hildreth became the fourth-highest first-class run-maker in Somerset’s history on the second day of the LV=County Championship match with Middlesex at the Cooper Associates County Ground. The 36-year-old batsman went past Bill Alley’s tally of 16,644 while contributing 39 to his side’s first innings total of 178 for 4 and now lies behind only Harold Gimblett, Marcus Trescothick and Peter Wight.

Earlier, Middlesex had moved from an overnight 308 for 6 to 357 all out, Robbie White falling for 92 and Josh Davey claiming three of the wickets in the space of an over.

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