Somerset

Somerset resist late Hampshire charge defending 204 runs

After blistering knocks from Lewis Gregory and Steven Davies set the tone for Somerset's 204 run total, their bowlers managed to held their nerve in restricting Hampshire to 190 runs as they completed a 14 run victory in the South Group Natwest T20 Blast in Taunton.
27 July 2017
 

Overton brilliance restricts Middlesex in chase of 209

Craig Overton registered figures of 24 for three as Somerset restricted Middlesex to 186 for seven in a chase of 208 runs to win the South Group Natwest T20 Blast encounter in Uxbridge by 21 runs.
17 July 2017

Harmer, Walter help Essex open their account

A quick half century from Ryan ten Doeschate and three wicket hauls each from Simon Harmer and Paul Walter proved clinical as Essex registered their maiden win in this season of Natwest T20 Blast after beating Somerset by 22 runs in Chelmsford.
14 July 2017

Overton, Leach rattle Yorkshire in final innings as Somerset register their first win

Craig Overton and Jack Leach picked four wickets each as Somerset bowled out Yorkshire for 179 runs in the final innings to complete a 179 run win in their County Championship clash in Scarborough on the final day.
7 July 2017

Somerset eye win on final day after stretching lead to 289 runs

After dismissing Yorkshire for 213 runs, Tim Rouse and Jim Hildreth scored fifties in the second innings for Somerset as they stretched the lead to 289 runs with seven wickets in hand at stumps on day three.
6 July 2017

Craig Overton five-fer puts Yorkshire in trouble

Craig Overton picked a five-wicket haul to peg Yorkshire to 159 for seven on a rain hit second day in the County Championship Division One clash against Somerset in Scarborough.
5 July 2017

Yorkshire lose three after bowling Somerset out for 268 on day one

A bowling day in Scarborough saw 13 wickets fall on day one as Yorkshire bowled out Somerset for 268 runs and responded back with a score of 42 for three at stumps on day one of County Championship clash.
4 July 2017

County Championship week nine - Statistical Round up

As the eighth week of 2017 Specsavers County Championship came to a conclusion, both Essex and Nottinghamshire have successfully maintained their position at the top in Division One ad Division Two respectively. Here are a few key statistics ahead of the action-packed week nine ahead of us.
24 June 2017

Somerset fall 24 runs short of record 430-run chase in quarter-final

Nottinghamshire survived a scare from Somerset as they managed to win the Royal London One-Day Cup quarter-final by just 24 runs despite posting 429 runs on the board in Taunton.
14 June 2017

Sidebottom's triple strike keep Yorkshire upbeat after they were bowled out for 202

After Yorkshire were bowled out for 202 in their first innings, a triple strike from Ryan Sidebottom reduced Somerset to 41 for three at stumps on day one of the County Championship Division One clash in Taunton.
10 June 2017

Elgar, Gregory frustrate Middlesex

After centuries from Dean Elgar and Lewis Gregory powered Somerset to 443 for nine, Middlesex responded back with a score of 42 for naught at stumps on day two of the County Championship Division One clash at Lord's.
4 June 2017

Elgar keeps Somerset hopes alive on rain hit day one

Dean Elgar led Somerset's recovery with an unbeaten 77 run knock as they reached 161 for five against Middlesex on a rain hit day one at Lord's where only 48.4 overs were possible.
3 June 2017

Crane, Dawson stars in Hampshire's 90 run victory over Somerset

Mason Crane and Liam Dawson shared nine wickets between them as Hampshire bowled out Somerset for 198 runs in the final innings to register a 90-run victory on the third day in the County Championship Division One clash in Taunton.
29 May 2017

Essex fightback on another batting day, Somerset eye victory after Bess seven-wicket haul

Fifties from Nick Browne and Dan Lawrence helped Essex post 215 for three in response to Surrey's total of 369 runs while Dom Bess picked a seven-wicket haul to dismiss Hampshire for 293 runs in their second innings as Somerset need 220 more runs to win the game with all 10 wickets in hand.
28 May 2017

Masterful Sangakkara slams fifth consecutive century, Leach's six-wicket haul stuns Hampshire

Kumar Sangakkara continued his rich vein of form as he slammed his fifth consecutive century of the season to take Surrey's total to 334 for seven against Essex while Joe Leach picked a six-wicket haul for Somerset to dismiss Hampshire for 162 following which the home side replied back with a score of 157 for five at stumps on day one of County Championship Division One clashes.
27 May 2017

Sangakkara and Trescothick help Surrey and Somerset to draw

Kumar Sangakkara scored twin centuries as Surrey managed to overcome Middlesex while handy knocks of 106 and 46 from Marcus Trescothik helped Somerset manage a draw in the County Championship Division One clashes on the final day.
23 May 2017

Essex pull incredible innings victory, Chanderpaul, Sangakkara, Trott score centuries on day three

A brilliant bowling performance for the second time in the game saw Essex rise to the top of the County Championship Division One table with an innings victory over Hampshire while centuries from Jonathan Trott, Shivnarine Chanderpaul and Kumar Sangakkara have kept hopes of Warwickshire, Surrey and Lancashire alive on day three.
22 May 2017

Essex flex bowling muscle, Yorkshire pile on 421 as Brooks eye maiden century

Essex had one of their best days in the County Championship Division One as a collective bowling performance saw them Hampshire reeling at 92 for seven while Dawid Malan's century led Middlesex's resurgence against Surrey at Lord's on day two.
21 May 2017

Cook, Westley give Essex control, Lancashire sweat on Anderson injury

Alastair Cook and Tom Westley dominated on a batting day to take Essex to 243 for two while Gary Ballance and Kumar Sangakkara chipped in with knocks of 74 and 113 respectively to help Yorkshire and Surrey recover against Lancashire and Middlesex in the County Championship Division One clashes.
20 May 2017

Essex finish top, Somerset, Surrey progress to play-off on rain hit South Group clashes

As three games in the final round of South Group clashes in Royal London One-Day Cup were washed out due to rain, Essex managed to finish on top following their 57-run victory in another weather affected game on Wednesday.
18 May 2017