Somerset on top on day 3 As Hampshire will have to dig in on day 4 not to lose.
Somerset started well with leach and Hildreth with a few boundaries before leach was clean bowled by Fidel Edwards. In came Bess and started with a few flurry of boundaries in combination with Hildreth. Then Hampshire took the new ball. This took Bess very quickly to his 50 within 61 balls no sooner had Bess got his 50 had Hildreth moved onto 150 and there 100 partnership came up.they kept batting well before Hildreth was out heaving a full top from Alsop to berg for 180.this ended the stand at 175 and the score at 475-9. After lunch grownwald added I few heft blows before Bess was bowled for a very good 91. Somerset with a lead of 275 and a score of 506. Somerset started well when Adams was out caught behind for 15 bowled Gregory caught Davies . The next man to go was Weatherley falling for Groenwalds trap caught on the boundariey for 11 Amla and Vince then batted out the day Amla 86 Vince 63