It was far from beach weather when Somerset rolled into Scarborough for a 40-over game in the Refuse Assurance League on 14th August 1988. Gale force winds and dark skies greeted all but it didn’t deter a good Yorkshire crowd turning out and they were treated to an excellent game with plenty of runs, drama and a very close finish. Somerset went into the game having lost … [Read more...] about #Games: Crown Jules – Yorkshire (1988)
Somerset will look to return to winning ways in the Vitality Blast when they face old foes Surrey at The Cooper Associates County Ground on Friday evening having lost three consecutive games in highly-disappointing fashion. The Royal London One Day cup winners would have gone into this campaign in good spirits and looking to go further than last season where they made … [Read more...] about Somerset Looking to Blast Off
Julian George Wyatt was born on June 19, 1963, at Paulton, Somerset. He wore the Wyvern in 69 first-class and 43 List A matches for Somerset from 1983 to 1989 and shared a changing room with some of the best players to ever represent the cider county, and certainly some of the most colourful and iconic. His time at Taunton allowed him to witness first-hand the final few seasons … [Read more...] about He Wore The Wyvern: Julian Wyatt
Essex 216 all out (Cook 80, Leach 3-30, J Overton 3-43) & 164-6 (Cook 47, Groenewald 3-39) lead Somerset 131 all out (Abell 36, Porter 5-51, Beard 4-23) by 249 runs with 4 wickets remaining. Somerset’s bowlers bowled valiantly to get their side back on track on day two of the Specsavers County Championship Division One game at Chelmsford after the visitors had been … [Read more...] about Groeners offers Somerset hope
Essex 216 all out (Cook 80, Leach 3-30, J Overton 3-43) & Somerset 32-1 (Abell 22 not out). Somerset (3 points) trail Essex (1 point) by 184 runs with 9 wickets remaining Somerset’s impressive bowling unit once again showed their worth on the first day of their Specsavers County Championship Division One game at Essex to reduce the hosts to 216 all out after the home … [Read more...] about The only way is…?