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Somerset 339 for 7 (Abell 135, Trescothick 60, Bailey 4-53) v LancashireScorecard When the 2015 season ended Tom Abell and Tom Bailey shared more than a first name; both cricketers were entitled to feel that their careers were launched. http://www.saintsrookiestore.com/Saints-Clay-Harbor-Jersey/ . Abells 726 Championship runs had included a maiden century against Hampshire on a September day which many Somerset supporters will recall as long as they can remember anything. Baileys 35 Division Two wickets had proclaimed the arrival of a fine seam bowler.Since then Mother Cricket, that strange, mystical figure often cited by the old coaches, has treated both players with something less than maternal kindness. Abell has been injured and out of form; Baileys torn side muscle has kept him out of Lancashires team since the first Roses match ended in early June.And yet, on the last day of August Abell and Bailey found that what this game sometimes denies, it also restores to its most faithful servants. Somersets stylish opener made 135 in a match his team may need to win if they are to keep the pressure on Middlesex and Yorkshire at the top of the table. And as their rivals wickets fell at Edgbaston and Southampton the band of travelling fans could be encouraged by a scoreboard which read 267 for 2.Once again Somerset supporters are daring to hope and on afternoons like this Abell threatens to fulfil their lovely dreams.The mood among Lancashire loyalists, whose side is not yet safe from completing a hat-trick of relegations, was somewhat different. Theres a members forum here on the second evening and one or two of the hierarchys more trenchant critics may have been wondering how much it cost to rent a set of stocks. After all, at 5.45 pm their team had claimed two wickets and did not really look like collecting any more. But the taking of the new ball under floodlights and the accuracy of Bailey when bowling with it wrenched the game out of what had seemed a clear pattern of Somerset dominance.Four wickets fell to Bailey in seven balls. Both James Hildreth and Jim Allenby fell to catches at second slip by Alviro Petersen; Abell, having faced 249 balls and hit 19 fours was cramped for room and edged to Croft. Lewis Gregory took a small stride forward and his first ball became his last. Indeed, had Toby Lester clung on to a catch at midwicket off Craig Overton, Bailey would have had a hat-trick.One of North Devons finest did not capitalise on his reprieve. Instead, he lost his off stump when playing down the wrong line to Jarvis in the next over and Somerset had lost five wickets for 20 runs. They therefore were deeply grateful that Peter Trego played one of his typically uncluttered innings, making 49 not out off 40 balls as Lancashire bowlers became giddy with success and overpitched.But when both Lancashires revival and Somersets riposte have been given their due this day was made memorable by the batting of Abell, who decorated the last day of August with one of the finer innings likely to be seen in this years County Championship.Albeit that he needed good fortune in the opening overs of the day and was dropped in the gully by Rob Jones when 32, the later sections of his century against what seemed a tired Lancashire attack had echoes of his maiden hundred against Hampshire almost a year ago. If Somerset supporters had to swap the Quantocks gentle hills for Traffords dark-roomed towers, that did not lessen the pleasure they derived from watching this most cultured of cricketers drive Lester through midwicket in the 13th over or stroke seven boundaries off Simon Kerrigan in the overs immediately after lunch.Abell batted with all the easy grace one might expect from his countys heir to Lionel Palairet and Peter Wight. And if we broaden the West Country horizon, it is difficult to imagine that even Tom Graveney played better shots on what some pros still refer to as the posh side of the wicket. Abells cover drive off Kerrigan or his back foot four off Bailey were tiny essays in footwork and poise. In each case, the ball bowled became the mere context of the stroke.He had help, of course, and it came from two of this game most respected professionals. Marcus Trescothick helped him put on 134 for the first wicket, Somersets best opening stand of the season, before his pull cum hook sent the ball to deep backward square leg where Simon Kerrigan leapt to take a two-handed ctach above his head before collapsing in a delighted heap. Then Chris Rogers played with understated efficiency before departing to a leg-side strangle to give Jordan Clark his second slightly fortuitous wicket of the day.Yet perhaps it was right that these two elder statesmen left Old Trafford to their younger colleague. Some of Abells strokes would be gorgeous things if played in a Sunday afternoon friendly between Higher Faffing and Much Binding in the Marsh. Here at Old Trafford they transcended every context and made another day glorious. http://www.saintsrookiestore.com/Saints-Delvin-Breaux-Jersey/ . Louis. To which I would say two things: 1. Where there is smoke, there is or perhaps has been a little fire. 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Hawk to help fill a void at the position after losing Sean Weatherspoon for the season, Hawks agent and the team said Tuesday.The 32-year-old Hawk, a veteran of 10 NFL seasons, was released by Cincinnati on April 26, saving the Bengals $1.4 million against the salary cap.He played just one season for the Bengals, recording 24 tackles and a sack in 15 games in 2015.Prior to that, the former Ohio State standout spent nine seasons with the Green Bay Packers after being the fifth overall selection in the 2006 NFL draft. He left Green Bay as the Packers all-time leader with 1,118 tackles and was selected to the Pro Bowl in 2010.The Falcons were thin at inside linebacker after Weatherspoon?ruptured his right Achilles tendon in Sundays 48-33 victory over the Panthers. The Falcons placed Weatherspoon on injured reserve Tuesday.In addition, starting weak-side linebacker DeVondre Campbell has been sidelined since Week 2 with an ankle injury, while backup middle linebacker Paul Worrilow is not expected back for at least another couple of weeks following groin surgery. http://www.saintsrookiestore.com/Saints-Cameron-Jordan-Jersey/. Starting middle linebacker Deion Jones?has a calf injury.LaRoy Reynolds and Philip Wheeler?are the only other inside linebackers on the teams depth chart.The Falcons roster stands at 52 after they signed Hawk, released linebacker OBrien Schofield, waived linebacker Davis Tull off the practice squad and signed punter Michael Palardy to the practice squad. Cornerback Jalen Collins, who was suspended the first four games for violating the leagues policy on performance-enhancing substances, is granted a seven-day exemption in which he does not count against the roster. 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