Somerset 169 & 30-0 (19 points) beat Kent 139 and 59 (3 points) by 10 wickets Somerset defied the rain and the odds to beat Kent in the most spectacular fashion on day 4 of this Specsavers County Championship Division One game at Canterbury. Having lost day’s 1 and 3 to rain, and 33 overs of day 4, the two teams eventually strolled out onto the field of play at 1.45 … [Read more...] about Kent Crushed by Lewis & Cove
Kent 139 all out (Gregory 6 for 32) and 24 for 2 trail Somerset 169 all out (Banton 63) by 6 runs. After a first day wash-out, leaders Somerset and Kent finally made it onto the field of play for an incredible second day’s play in their Specsavers County Championship Division One game at Canterbury. First Lewis Gregory took a career-best 6 for 32 as Kent were skittled out … [Read more...] about Lewis Dispatches Kent
I’m writing this while on a nine hour flight to Houston, Texas. A flight that will leave behind the best team in cricket and land me in the home of the best team in baseball at present. The Houston Astros won the World Series in 2017 and went very close to repeating last season, losing in the American League Championship Series (effectively the World Series semi-finals) to … [Read more...] about Of Dom & Tom, Tres & Hildy
County Championship Division One, Surrey v Somerset, Guildford, Day 4 – Somerset (Bartlett 137) and 153 (Hildreth 64, Dunn 5-43) beat Surrey 231 (Patel 63, Foakes 57, C Overton 5-38, J Overton 3-46) and 164 (Brooks 5-33, Groenewald 3-29) by 102 runs (With apologies to Somerset’s official twitter account for the title) Somerset have taken a huge stride in their pursuit of … [Read more...] about “Well, we’ve had worse mornings”
County Championship Division One, Surrey v Somerset, Guildford, Day 3 – Surrey 231 (Patel 63, Foakes 57, C Overton 5-38, J Overton 3-46) and 99-2; Somerset (Bartlett 137) and 153 (Hildreth 64, Dunn 5-43) Surrey require a further 168 runs to win with 8 second innings wickets standing. Remember Essex and Lancashire at Taunton last season? Remember Warwickshire last month? … [Read more...] about Strap Yourselves In!