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SOMERSET get their 2019 Specsavers County Championship season underway on Friday when they host Kent at the County Ground (11am start). “Everyone is really excited and inevitably there will be some nerves come Friday morning,” said Somerset head coach Jason Kerr said. “However, we are as well prepared as we can be, so for me …

THREE Somerset players have been named in the MCC side to face Surrey in this month’s Champion County game. Tom Abell, Peter Trego and Dom Bess are included in theteam that will be captained by England paceman Stuart Broad. The four-day match in Dubai gets under way on Sunday, March 24. Somerset head coach Jason …

CAPTAIN Heather Knight feels England have not played to their full potential in their women’s ODI series against India. India clinched the series with a comfortable seven-wicket victory in the second match in Mumbai on Monday. Batting first, England were bowled out for 161, with Nat Sciver’s 85 the only innings of note. India’s opening …

HEATHER KNIGHT was frustrated after England lost to India in the opening women’s ODI Series in Paytm. India dismissed England for 136 in Mumbai to win by 66 runs. Mithali Raj’s team batted first and England would most likely have been satisfied at the innings break, having bowled India out for 202 but in reply …

ENGLAND captain Heather Knight (64*) got her side over the line in a closely fought warm-up fixture against the Board President’s XI at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. The hosts – captained by Smriti Mandhana – batted first and were restricted to 154 after a disciplined bowling effort by England. Anya Shrubsole stood out with four wickets …

SOMERSET’S Max Waller will feature in this season’s Pakistan Super League. The former Millfield School spinner has signed for Quetta Gladiators. Their first game will be this Friday and the tournament will run through to March 17. Waller said: “I’m extremely excited to be out in Dubai joining up with the Quetta Gladiators for the …

A NUMBER of West Country players have been named in England Women’s squads for the upcoming tours of India and Sri Lanka. Devonian Heather Knight will continue to captain the side, which welcomes back Sarah Taylor and Katherine Brunt – two of England’s most experienced players – after missing the side’s journey to the ICC …

WESTERN Storm seamer Freya Davies has joined team-mates Heather Knight, Anya Shrubsole and Fran Wilson in being awarded a central contract by the ECB. Davies said: “I’m absolutely thrilled. It’s always been my aim to represent England and this is an exciting step in the right direction. “I’m looking forward to continuing the hard work, and …