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Somerset won by 84 runs.

Somerset vs Worcs

Langer crushes Pears

Skipper's century set platform for 84-run win

Langer: fine century

Friends Provident Trophy - South/West Division
Somerset 278-9 (J L Langer 117, I D Blackwell 53) v Worcestershire 194 (D K H Mitchell 92)
Somerset beat Worcestershire by 84 runs

Justin Langer led from the front in Somerset's 84-run victory over Worcestershire in the FP Trophy.

The Sabres captain stroked 117 from 131 balls to lead his side to a total of 278-9 after they were asked to bat.

Ian Blackwell (53) helped his skipper add 114 for the fourth wicket to repair the early trouble of 32-3.

Despite a brave innings of 92 from Daryl Mitchell, the Pears were bowled out for 194 in reply.

Somerset medium pacers Peter Trego (3-37) and Steffan Jones (3-36) both claimed three wickets.

Match Details

18th May 2008
St James Street, Taunton
J H Evans and P Willey