Now the first game (and first win) of the season is in the books we have got something more tangible to go on when we consider what constitutes success for Somerset in 2018. There is no doubt that it has been an encouraging start albeit against opponents who will almost certainly be in the relegation mix come September and it is very much a case of small sample size at the … [Read more...] about What constitutes success for Somerset this season?
In future years, when people reflect back on Somerset’s first game of the 2018 campaign there will be one overriding detail: that Somerset beat Worcestershire easily and inside three days. A scorecard doesn’t always tell the whole story, of course, and there are a few discussion points, but a win is a win and this is the first time since - well I can't remember when - that … [Read more...] about Worcestershire: Enjoy the win!
It seems that with ever-increasing speed we have once again reached the start of the Specsavers County Championship season. It hasn’t been an off season without issues: the membership prices being generally unpopular with the Somerset faithful; Lee Cooper’s unexpected departure as CEO after such a short spell in charge, and the ball-tampering saga which resulted in the … [Read more...] about Alex Simpson on Somerset in the Specsavers County Championship 2018
Somerset County Cricket Club has announced that Cameron Bancroft will not be the overseas player for the 2018 campaign. The early order batsman has been centre-stage of the ball tampering row that has cast dark shadows over the game and prompted lengthy bans for himself, his former captain Steve Smith and vice-captain David Warner. It has been announced today that coach … [Read more...] about Somerset say ‘no’ to Bancroft deal
Somerset has announced that Andrew Cornish will join the club on April 3, 2018, as the new CEO to replace Lee Cooper. Mr Cornish hails from the North West having attended the University of Essex in the 1980s where he studied Economics. He enters the world of cricket having served the Aviation industry, working most recently at Liverpool’s John Lennon Airport, and previously … [Read more...] about Our new CEO flies in!