Vitality Blast Results and Reactions Sunday July 29th - A Win for Somerset

Vitality Blast Results and Reactions Sunday July 29th - A Win for Somerset
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Somerset beat Middlesex in their Vitality Blast South Group match and it was the only Vitality Blast fixture managing to get any play today.

The other fixtures - Glamorgan v Kent, Sussex v Hampshire and Worcestershire v Lancashire were all rained off and abandoned without a ball being bowled.

 

Somerset beat Middlesex by 38 runs (D/L)

Middlesex won the toss and decided to bowl at the Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton this afternoon against Somerset.

Somerset took full advantage scoring 229 – 6 off their 20 overs.

Somerset 229 - 6 (Peter Trego 60, Lewis Gregory 62; Tom Barber 3-37)

Middlesex  173-6 (Stevie Eskinazi 55, Paul Stirling 30  ; Lewis Gregory 4-28)

Result Somerset won  38 runs (DLS Method) (D/L)

In reply, Middlesex scored  in a rain interrupted run chase. Paul Stirling (30), Stevie Eskinazi (55) and John Simpson (29) were the mainstay of their innings, however, they were always behind the pace and came up short.

A great all round performance by Somerset Skipper Lewis Gregory 62 and 4-28.

 

Somerset - Johann Myburgh, Steve Davies(wk), Peter Trego, Corey Anderson, James Hildreth, Lewis Gregory(c), Tom Abell, Roelof van der Merwe, Jerome Taylor, Jamie Overton, Max Waller

Middlesex -  Paul Stirling, Max Holden, Nick Gubbins, Eoin Morgan(c), Stevie Eskinazi, John Simpson(wk), Ashton Agar, James Fuller, Ravi Patel, James Harris, Tom Barber

 

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