Derbyshire v Somerset: Derbys seamers revel in rain-hit day

Tony Palladino
County Championship Division One, Derby
Close, day three: Derbyshire 266 & 36-2, Somerset 216
Somerset 4pts, Derbyshire 5pts
Match scorecard

Tim Groenewald and Tony Palladino took five-fors for Derbyshire despite rain and bad light limiting play to just 23 overs on day three against Somerset.

The visitors were dismissed for 216 - 50 runs behind - as Groenewald took 5-30 and Palladino ended with 5-97.

Somerset were 180-6 when play began after tea but offered scant resistance.

And although Steven Kirby dismissed Chesney Hughes and Wayne Madsen as Derbyshire struggled to 36-2, the hosts led by 86 runs at the close of play.

Match scorecard

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