Five-wicket haul for seamer King

Matt King bowling

Matt King bowling

First published in Sport

MATT King took five wickets as Hampshire enjoyed one of their best days of the season in Second Eleven Championship.

The 20 year-old seamer from Basingstoke took 5-60 from 22 overs as Championship leaders Somerset were bowled out for 244 on the opening day of their three-day match at Taunton Vale.

Trialist Ashley Shaw (4-35) and Ruel Brathwaite (1-34) took the other wickets to give Hampshire’s second string hope of winning their first Championship match of the season.

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