It is a given that to win a game of cricket you must take twenty wickets. I cannot dispute that. But in terms of winning the County … Continue Reading about It’s batting that makes the difference!
Former Somerset wicket-keeper, Geoff Clayton has died. Known affectionately to teammates as 'Chimp', and famous as much for his cussed … Continue Reading about Legends: Geoffrey Clayton (1965-67)
Am I alone in thinking that the present structure of an English (and Welsh) cricket season leaves much to be desired? One reads this in the … Continue Reading about The season structure – unstructured thoughts!
“Imagine if the game had been the championship decider.” For once I had to agree with Alec Stewart the Surrey Director of Cricket speaking … Continue Reading about An Ill Wind
It’s probably fair to say that of all the names of past Somerset cricketers that were before my time none is more evocative or held more allure … Continue Reading about Live from Gimblett’s Hill
Somerset face the daunting prospect of breaking Surrey’s 9-game winning streak at Taunton tomorrow when the champions come to town. A prospect … Continue Reading about Time for Some Leadership – Part 2