Bob Willis Trophy: Jamie Overton Stars As Somerset Win Inside Two Days

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Bob Willis Trophy – Somerset Ease To Victory  All-rounder Jamie Overton starred with both bat and ball in the Bob Willis Trophy as Somerset completed a resounding 167-run win over Northamptonshire. This, incredibly inside two action-packed days. An eventful match at the County Ground finished in style on the second evening. Northants, still reeling from […] 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


Essex Falter in Championship Charge

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Essex’s bid for a first County Championship pennant since 1992 was dented by a resilient Somerset on day one at Chelmsford. The healthy Bank Holiday crowd hoped for a strong batting display after the hosts won the toss and chose to bat in the sunshine, but some poor shots and impressive fast bowling from Craig […] READ MORE


First-Over Battle Holds Key for Max Waller and Somerset

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The build-up to tonight’s T20 Blast quarter-final between Nottinghamshire and Somerset has rightly focused on the hosts’ destructive opening pair of Alex Hales and Riki Wessels. With 962 runs between them in the competition, the duo have excelled at Trent Bridge in particular, which has become something of a batsman’s paradise in the past few […] READ MORE


Adam Hose Departure A Sign Of Things To Come For Somerset

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Somerset will announce the departure of batsman Adam Hose this week, who has signed a lucrative multi-year deal with Warwickshire. The 24-year-old’s emergence had been one of the few positives in a dismal season so far for the West Country strugglers, who sit second-bottom in Division One of the County Championship and have just two […] READ MORE


Overton Bounces Back From England Snub As Somerset Take Control

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Hampshire lost nine wickets for 115 runs on the first day at the Ageas Bowl, as Somerset’s Craig Overton impressed following his England snub. His side’s coach Matthew Maynard tweeted his dismay at Eoin Morgan’s “broken word” on Sunday, as the 23-year-old bowler was omitted from the side to face South Africa at Cardiff despite […] READ MORE


County Championship: Division One Team Of The Season

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As Division One of the County Championship draws to a close with Middlesex sealing the title ahead of Yorkshire and Somerset, we take a look at this season’s top performers. County Championship: Division One Team Of The Season Marcus Trescothick (Somerset) Only last year, there was a point at which it looked as though Marcus Trescothick‘s retirement was imminent. With his contract up at […] READ MORE