I can remember watching the 2010 t20 final at Edgbaston on TV, when Kieron Pollard getting hit in the eye stopped us getting the runs we could've, and the feeling of dejection when we lost by the most awful of factors in the amount of wickets lost. After ten consecutive second places finishes, it felt that we would never see the Cidermen win a title. In fact, even when the … [Read more...] about The Joys of Winning
Archives for May 2019
Royal London One Day Cup, Final, Lord's, 25th May 2019 Somerset 245-4 (Banton 69, Hildreth 69* beat Hampshire 244-8 (J Overton 3-48, T Abell 2-19, J Davey 2-28) by 6 wickets Somerset, One Day Cup Winners 2019 Did anyone else feel it? There was a weight on the shoulders of Somerset cricket on Friday. A weight of expectation, the weight of surely not again, a weight of … [Read more...] about It’s Been Emotional
Somerset head to Lords for the final of the One Day Cup on Saturday. Tom Abell and his team will be facing the current holders of the competition - a side who I predicted at the start of the competition would struggle to repeat their success of last season! The same Hampshire who only a couple of weeks ago inflicted a comprehensive defeat in the group game at Taunton. But … [Read more...] about Excitement, Anticipation, Memories
Dare to DreamCounty Championship Division One, Taunton, Day 3- Somerset 209 and 164 (Overton 36, Norwell 7-41)Warwickshire 135 (C Overton 5-31) and 189 (Hain 92*) beat Warwickshire by 49 runs Looking back at a scorecard of this game at the end of the season or in years to come a 49-run victory in a low scoring game like this will seem pretty comprehensive. And it was. … [Read more...] about Dare To Dream?
Up and down the country all ages of cricketer will be turning up for training sessions ahead of their weekend cricket matches. The premise being to ‘be prepared’, although each environment, each level will focus in their own special way. As a cricket player and coach I have been party to all manner of training sessions over the years. Some excellent, some distracted … [Read more...] about Training Principles: Julian Wyatt