Warwickshire captain Ian Bell spoke to Richard Latham following Somerset’s 31 run victory at The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton.

Ian Bell said: “It’s disappointing because we are now right in the mix at the wrong end of the table. The game summed up our Championship cricket this season because we were good in spells, but not consistent enough.

“The pitch wasn’t dangerous in any way so there was no cause for complaint. The ECB want wickets that turn, but I don’t think that sort of surface is great even for the development of spinners.

“It may bring them more wickets, but they will then find themselves bowling on slow low tracks if they step up to international level.

“We have a big final at Lord’s to look forward to so we can’t afford to dwell on this defeat. But whatever happens we need to look at our four-day cricket because there have been problems stretching back to the end of last season.”