Semi-finalists in the 50-over tournament last season and beaten in the first two Championship games of this season, Somerset were desperate to start this season’s Royal London One Day Cup campaign with a win. And a home game against Surrey - the club that most Somerset supporters dislike the most – offered a perfect opportunity to respond positively to the disappointing start. … [Read more...] about The match: Surrey (H) in the Royal London
Archives for April 2017
Somerset travelled to Manchester hoping to immediately put to bed any disappointments from the opening game defeat at home to Essex one week before. The visitors made two changes bringing in Josh Davey and Tim Groenewald to freshen up the pace attack at the expense of Jamie Overton and Roleof van der Merwe. But the major concern among Somerset supporters was the batting … [Read more...] about The match: Lancs (A) in Specsavers 1
Somerset have been selected for TV coverage as part of by Sky TV’s 2017 schedule and will initially feature in four games aired by the subscription broadcaster starting in nine days’ time when Surrey visit the Cooper Associates County Ground for a 50-over tie. There will also be three games in the Nat West T20 Blast too in July and August. The confirmed dates are: … [Read more...] about Somerset games on TV in 2017
Some good news emanated from the CACG on Tuesday afternoon when Somerset announced that James Hildreth has extended his contract with the Club by another four years and will be a Somerset player until at least 2021. The ever-popular top order batter first played for Somerset in 2003 with his first-class debut being a County Championship match against Derbyshire. It was an … [Read more...] about Hildy will stick around for four more!
I don’t suppose many of the Somerset faithful making their way to the County Ground on 31st May 1989 had much expectation for what was about to follow. The opponents were the Combined Universities so a Somerset team which included the likes of Jimmy Cook, Richard Harden and skippered by Vic Marks would surely make easy work of beating a team of students in this Benson & … [Read more...] about Amazing Games: Somerset v Combined Universities 1989