Somerset play host to Kent in the first of two games in two days in the NatWest t20 Blast knowing that a win is vital to re-invigorate their campaign. They play a side that has beaten them in their last five clashes and it was this fixture last season that Sam Northeast struck an excellent century to lead his team to a fine 2-run win despite the heroics of Chris Gayle who … [Read more...] about Match Zone: Kent (H) in the NatWest t20 Blast (7 July)
Sunday 19th June 2016, Hatherley & Reddings Cricket Club Gloucestershire 84 all out (25 overs, Heidi Linegar 3-6, Graham Glover 3-30), Somerset 86-0 (5.2 overs, E Hossell 62 not out) Somerset win by ten wickets Somerset cruised through to the semi-finals of the British Blind Sport Cup after a ten wicket victory over Gloucestershire, dismissing the Regional League … [Read more...] about Somerset VICC beat Glos to set up Lancs semi-final
Somerset entered this sell-out game with near neighbours Gloucestershire desperate for a win to put their failing t20 campaign back on track. It really was a must win encounter with the cider county also wanting to revenge the close defeat at Bristol two weeks before. It had been an inclement day in the south west and there was rain in the air right up to the toss after some … [Read more...] about Match Zone: Gloucestershire (H) in the NatWest t20 Blast (1 July)
Saturday June 4th 2016, Offchurch Cricket Club Warwickshire 213-7 declared (22.2 overs, L Sugg 95, J Hollingsworth 42, E Hossell 4-34, R Crisp 2-38), Somerset 199 all out (35.4 overs, E Hossell 145, L Sugg 5-21, J Hollingsworth 3-41) Warwickshire win by 14 runs Ed Hossell’s heroics weren’t enough to prevent Somerset from a narrow 14 run defeat to reigning league … [Read more...] about Somerset VICC: Hossell heroics not enough to down the champs!
Somerset headed into game eight of the Specsavers County Championship season without the services of Tom Abell who was suffering from a back injury. The 22 year-old opening bat had scored 264 runs at an average 22, including an impressive century at Edgbaston. His replacement in the side to play at Hampshire was likely to be either Johann Myburgh or Adam Hose as Matt Maynard … [Read more...] about Match Zone: Hampshire (A) in Specsavers CC (26-29 June)