Jos Buttler ton gives Somerset edge over Sussex

LV County Championship Division One, Taunton
Close, day two: Sussex 245 & 94-4, Somerset 286
Somerset 5pts, Sussex 4pts
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LV County Championship

Jos Buttler hit a superb 109-ball century as Somerset took charge on day two of their Division One match with Sussex at Taunton.

Resuming on 36-1, Somerset slumped to 93-7 before Buttler (100) and Alfonso Thomas (42) shared an eighth-wicket stand of 142.

The hosts were eventually bowled out for 286 after Murali Kartik, batting at number 10, added 34.

Sussex ended the day on 94-4 to give them a second innings lead of 53.