Somerset


SOMERSET batsman George Bartlett is continuing to enjoy good form out in Australia where he is spending the winter playing Grade Cricket and last weekend notched up his maiden century for University Cricket Club. Going in with the score on 98 for two, the 19-year-old shared in a third-wicket partnership of 97 and a fourth-wicket …

VISITORS to the Cooper Associates County Ground, home of Somerset CCC, will not have failed to notice the large marquee which has recently been erected on the pitch. It has naturally left some people asking, ‘What is it for?’, well, Somerset Director of Cricket, Andy Hurry, is the man with all the answers. “Part of …

SOMERSET CCC’s Netherlands International, Paul van Meekeren, will be clocking up the miles during the weeks ahead. “I’m flying to Hong Kong soon for the T20 Blitz,” the 25 year-old told somersetcountycc.co.uk. “I’m playing for the Kowloon Cantons and I’m very much looking forward to that. “It’s only a short tournament but there are a …

THE FUTURE of Somerset CCC is in good hands with Academy Director, Steve Snell, impressed by what he has seen so far from his latest crop of youngsters as they prepare for the new season. “It’s been hugely exciting seeing our talent evolving and being involved with the development of the players,” he told somersetcountycc.co.uk. …

Australian Test batsman Cameron Bancroft will be joining Somerset as their overseas player for 2018. The 25-year-old opener, who can also keep wicket, made his international debut for Australia in the Twenty20 against India in January 2016 and his Test debut earlier in the current Ashes series. Bancroft is no stranger to the West Country, …

Anybody visiting the Andy Caddick Pavilion at the Cooper Associates County Ground recently may well have had the chance to meet Kate Steward who has joined Somerset County Cricket Club as their new membership and ticketing executive. Steward is no stranger to Taunton having grown up locally and attended Castle School. Nor is she unfamiliar …

Tom Abell will lead Somerset in the Specsavers County Championship as well as the 50-over Royal London One Day Cup team in 2018. This news was announced when Somerset’s big three met the media at the Cooper Associates County Ground. This was the first time Andy Hurry and Jason Kerr had met the press since …

Somerset’s young lions, Tom Banton, Tom Lammonby and Fin Trenough have been called up to the 15-man England squad for the Under 19s World Cup which starts next month in New Zealand. “The players have shown with their performances in the Tri-Series in South Africa over the last couple of weeks that they can travel …