County Championship: Lancashire and Somerset draw after rain stops play

Old Trafford cricket ground
Lancashire are without a win in their last eight County Championship games
Specsavers County Championship Division One, Emirates Old Trafford, day four
Somerset 553-8 dec: Trego 154, Abell 135, Davies 86, Trescothick 60; Bailey 5-111
Lancashire 422-9: Petersen 155, Croft 58, Livingstone 57, Hameed 56; Gregory 3-74
Somerset (10 pts) draw with Lancashire (10 pts)

Somerset's County Championship match at Lancashire ended in a draw after rain caused the fourth day's play to be cancelled without a ball being bowled.

An early lunch had been taken at Old Trafford, before the match was called off after an inspection at 12:25 BST.

Lancashire had trailed by 131 runs with one first-innings wicket left, but both sides take 10 points from the game.

Somerset remain fourth in the table, with Lancashire eight points behind them in fifth place.

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