Somerset spinner Jack Leach says he is a better bowler for having gone through the "dark time" of remodelling his action.
Somerset chairman Andy Nash is to step down in January and is to be replaced by committee member Charles Clark.
Middlesex lose their appeal against a two-point deduction, confirming their relegation from County Championship Division One.
Somerset prepare to take legal action against the ECB, should relegated Middlesex's points deduction be overturned.
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