Somerset cricketer Nick Compton is hoping to become the first cricketer for 24 years to score a thousand runs before the end of May.The 28-year-old goes into today's County Championship match at Worcestershire needing 59 runs by close of play tomorrow to reach his goal.
The feat has only been achieved by eight players: Donald Bradman (twice), Bill Edrich, WG Grace, Tom Hayward, Wally Hammond, Charlie Hallows, Glenn Turner and Graeme Hick, who was the last to reach the milestone in 1988.
Yeovil Town won for a club record 8th time in a row. Exeter City beat Accrington on Friday night, but Plymouth Argyle and Torquay both lost.
Exeter City picked up a club record tenth away win of the season. There were also wins for Yeovil Town and Plymouth Argyle.
Yeovil Town won for the fifth game in a row after a 3-0 win over Brentford. There were draws for Exeter and Plymouth, but Torquay lost 2-1.