Jason Kerr Backing ‘Fearless’ Somerset To Triumph Over Surrey

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Jason Kerr Backing ‘Fearless’ Somerset To Triumph Over Surrey Somerset begin their Royal London One-Day Cup campaign against Surrey at the Oval today, determined to play the fearless brand of cricket that delivered a shock one-day win over the same opposition a year ago. Then, chasing 291 to win at Taunton, Somerset appeared to be […] READ MORE


England Announce Ashes Squad: Reaction

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Seldom has selection for England’s marquee Ashes series been announced against such a backdrop, with activities off the field dominating press interest and catapulting cricket from the back to the front pages. England’s selectors convened on Tuesday as shockwaves started to reverberate through the sport with news still filtering through of Ben Stokes’ arrest in […] READ MORE


Middlesex Clash A Cup Final, Says Somerset Captain Tom Abell

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Skipper Tom Abell says Somerset are treating this week’s vital home clash with Middlesex as a virtual cup final as they bid to stave off relegation. Indeed, their prized Division One survival rests on a victory over the Londoners. If Somerset beat Middlesex with at least equal bonus points then they will remain in Division […] READ MORE


Toby Roland-Jones’ Debut Worth The Wait

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It was perhaps fitting that Lord’s was the setting for Toby Roland-Jones’ long-awaited England debut against South Africa on Monday. The Ashford-born paceman has a special affinity for the famous old venue in NW8. And not just because, as a Middlesex player, it’s his home ground. Lord’s was where Roland-Jones wrote himself a permanent place […] READ MORE


England Face Selection Dilemma Ahead Of Champions Trophy Opener

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England are faced with a selection headache on the eve of their opening Champions Trophy fixture against Bangladesh at the Oval on Thursday. The hosts are eager to field a settled side, after building a squad which has transformed their white ball fortunes and seen them emerge early favourites for the tournament. However, the form […] READ MORE