News - England Cricket
In the end, the spectre of relegation did not materialise for either team, even though the heaviest defeat of their season in terms of runs left Lancashire sweating for a few hours
Kent's irritation at missing out on promotion went some way to explaining the defiance of their skipper Sam Northeast
Hamish Marshall played his part in guiding Gloucestershire to an unlikely draw in their final Specsavers County Championship game of the season against Sussex in Bristol.
Tymal Mills, the left-arm fast bowler, is hoping to secure deals to play in T20 tournaments around the world following the season where he made his England debut
It is a hard world in which you do almost all that is asked of you only to find it is not quite enough. That, though, may be Somerset's fate at some stage on Friday afternoon