Those of you who follow us on Twitter or visit our Facebook page will know that we were planning on writing something in the aftermath of the "Tom Curran Affair”. It is clear from the feedback I’ve received that it has divided opinion among Somerset supporters. But it appears that the two clubs have acted together and carried out an investigation from which they concluded … [Read more...] about Peasants? Always have been, always will be!
The great thing about the current format of the Vitality Blast t20 is that when the chips are down the next games come at you fast and furious and a few favourable results can transform any counties campaign, and that is certainly the case with Somerset. Think back to that dark evening of Friday 27th July and that defeat in a farcical 10-over ‘slogathon’ against Surrey. That … [Read more...] about Mybs and Merv take Somerset top!
When I think back to the things that have most disappointed me supporting Somerset then there are a few highlights. There are all those second-placed finishes and cup final defeats of course. The so-called Battle of Shepton Mallet and the subsequent public fallout which led to three of my boyhood heroes to leave Somerset, particularly I.T. Botham. And the horrible injury to … [Read more...] about Is it time for transfer fees in cricket?
Sometimes I find I want to write something for The Incider and it just won't come. I've been like that about James Hildreth, after all, what more is there to say. But there is no doubt in my mind that James Hildreth who deserves a huge amount of continued credit from Somerset fans but without doubt international recognition. And then a couple of things happen which means it … [Read more...] about James Hildreth – England’s No 4?
As I write this Somerset sit proudly atop the South Group of the Vitality Blast. Five wins from eight games and two wins in four days after that crushing defeat at The Oval are signs of a side that has what it takes. It is likely to be a short lived spell at the summit with Gloucestershire closing in on a win at Hove. But with over half of the group games completed Somerset … [Read more...] about Trouble at the top?