Surrey's winning run ends at nine after Taunton covering fails and pitch damaged by tyre tracks
Marcus Trescothick bagged a pair but Azhar Ali ensured that Surrey would have to work hard for a victory against their closest challengers
- Moeen Ali anticipates Jos Buttler duel
- Somerset escape pitch penalty because of lack of evidence
- Taunton pitch 'below average verging on poor' - Lancashire's Paul Allott
- Jack Brooks departure from Yorkshire confirmed as Somerset swoop
Conor McKerr impressed with three wickets after Dean Elgar's hundred had built a commanding total
Surrey's top four all reached half-centuries on a Taunton pitch far-removed from the spin-friendly surfaces seen recently
Those who hail Sussex's T20 attack as the best in the world found more evidence for their case as they snuffed out Somerset by 35 runs in the second semi-final
The latest news as it happens in the build-up to Vitality Blast Finals Day
Much of the data is rudimentary but slowly the case is building for the advantage of a top-class wicketkeeper in the shortest form of the game
ECB disciplinary committee issues another final warning as it warns Somerset they "are treading a very fine line"
Somerset's captain Lewis Gregory anticipates Finals Day in the Blast and admits: "Two years ago I wouldn't have been the one trying to calm everybody down"
A rare clash between Marcus Trescothick and Dale Steyn was a memorable sub-plot as Somerset slid to a two-day defeat at the Ageas Bowl
After the dramatic tie at Taunton, Somerset's batting folded again but their bowlers kept them in the contest
Lancashire have accused Somerset of producing a pitch that is "below average verging on poor" after 22 wickets fell on the first day of their Championship match at Taunton
Keshav Maharaj returned 7 for 37 as Lancashire claimed an unlikely tie from a drama-packed Specsavers County Championship match with Somerset at Taunton.
Jack Leach has seven wickets, much batting was inept and an ECB warning hangs over Somerset... the jury is in session
There is still daylight between Somerset and Surrey, but the title race remains alive. For Yorkshire, threat of relegation is real
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