Somerset head to the south coast, and the delights of Hove, looking to make it five wins out of five games across two formats and continue their fine start to the 2019 season. Having won their first two County Championship games, Somerset and their hosts on Wednesday, Sussex, are two of four sides who have won both of their first two games in the southern division of The … [Read more...] about Somerset aim for high five!
Specsavers County Championship Division One, Trent Bridge, Nottingham Day 3 - Notts 263 all out (Gregory 6-68) and 126 all out (Leach 6-36, Brooks 4-22) Somerset 403 all out (Bartlett 133, Abell 101) Somerset win by an innings and 14 runs Somerset will end the opening phase of the Championship with a perfect two from two record and a probable lead of 20 points at the top of … [Read more...] about Jacks Ace Notts
Specsavers County Championship Division One, Trent Bridge, Nottingham, Day 2 - Notts 263 all out (Gregory 6-68) and 25-2 Somerset 403 all out (Bartlett 133, Abell 101) - Somerset lead by 115 runs. I know quoting yourself is considered bad form but who cares. Last evening I wrote, “If Abell and Bartlett can get through the first hour there is every prospect that … [Read more...] about Bartlett and Abell Send Somerset Top
Nottinghamshire v Somerset, Specsavers County Championship Division One, Day 1, Trent Bridge, Nottingham. Nottinghamshire 263 all out (Gregory 6-68) lead Somerset 74-3 (Broad 2-12) by 187 runs. Looking back a couple of hours after play has ended it strikes me that a lot happened on a day that has advanced this game far more than I expected before play … [Read more...] about Familiar Batting Frailties Undermine Superb Bowling Performance
Nottinghamshire v Somerstet, Specsavers County Championship Division One, Trent Bridge, Nottingham, April 11th to 14th. Somerset travel to Nottingham for their second Championship game starting on Thursday with plenty for the management triumvirate of Andy Hurry, Jason Kerr and Tom Abell to think about. Never has the old adage about not changing a winning team been less … [Read more...] about Delicious Selection Difficulties