Somerset miss out on County Championship

Somerset's players reflect on what could have been Credit: PA

Somerset County Cricket Club narrowly missed out on the county championship after Middlesex bowled out Yorkshire with four overs remaining.

Somerset need their rivals to draw but Middlesex's bowling superiority triumphed in the final few hours of daylight.

This was the scene at the County Ground in Taunton, as fans were glued to the screen all afternoon, in the hope that Somerset would secure their first ever championship title:

So close but yet so far! Somerset's fans will have to wait until next season

Somerset's record run scorer, Marcus Trescothick, and captain, Chris Rogers, said they were both disappointed at the way the season ended: