Kyle Abbott claimed the fourth-best at Specsavers County Championship history since Somerset's hopes of winning the name accepted a blow along with Hampshire bowling characters.
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South African Abbott followed his first-innings 9-40 together with 8-46 to blow Somerset away and finish with match figures of 17-86 - the Championship's initial haul for 80 years.
Were bowled out after a meltdown.
The 136-run conquer, Somerset's third loss of the season, means if they are to win the Championship for the first time in their history, they will likely have to conquer on their title rivals Essex in Taunton week. It's a match you can see live on Sky Sports from 10.15am on Monday.
Hampshire, on the flip side, lead the charge in the battle with Kent and Yorkshire for third place and took 19 points.
as he continued his lengthy ninth-wicket venture with century-maker James Vince abbott had started the afternoon with his pads.
The group helped Hampshire add 50 morning runs to take Abbott drilled to mid-off, a 63 per cent share of his team's runs, and his partnership to 119 before Vince edged behind for a 142.
That place Somerset 281 to win, which might have been undoubtedly the highest score of the game, with lots of time remaining. The chase began well as Steve Davies put before supper on 62 and Murali Vijay.
However, Abbott arrived after lunch and took 6-19 in eight overs. Vijay was the first when he pulled directly handing Abbott his 10th of this game to leave. Tom Abell edged supporting before James Hildreth bowled.
Bartlett lbw and abbott immobilized Tom Banton in successive balls before Davies, who'd scored in 86 ballsbehind. The rot continued before Lewis Gregory and Craig Overton shared with a 40-run stand but the end was fast - Abbott bowling Josh Davey to wrap things up.
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