Somerset


JACK Leach became the first Somerset Cricket club spinner to represent England since Ian Blackwell back in 2006 when he was selected for the second test against New Zealand at the relatively new Hagley Oval, Canterbury. After skipper Joe Root lost the toss, England were invited to bat in swing-friendly conditions. They slipped to 94 …

SOMERSET spinner Dom Bess underlined his growing prowess with the bat as he struck his maiden first class century. The 20-year-old from Exeter scored 107 off just 106 balls batting at number nine for the ECB MCC team in the Champion County match against Essex in Barbados. Bess, the only Somerset representative in the select …

SOMERSET County Cricket club have confirmed that Cameron Bancroft will not be joining the club as their overseas player for the upcoming 2018 season. SCCC Director of Cricket Andy Hurry has offered the following statement regarding Bancroft: “Over the last few days, cricket has been over shadowed by a very dark cloud. There has been …

SOMERSET County Cricket Club have confirmed the appointment of Andrew Cornish as the new Chief Executive of Somerset County Cricket Club with effect from Tuesday, April 3rd. In a statement the Club said:“Andrew is a highly experienced and successful individual who has held important Chief Executive roles in leading businesses, most latterly as CEO of …

LEE Cooper, Chief Executive of Somerset County Cricket Club, has announced that he is to stand down as soon as a suitable replacement can be found. In a statement issued by the Club, Mr Cooper said: “When I took up the role of Chief Executive at Somerset County Cricket Club I assured the then Chairman …

THERE was a collective chorus of ‘at last’ across the west country as cricket fans awoke to the news that Somerset spinner Jack Leach had finally been called up into the senior England squad for the first time. Leach (26) takes his place in the 13-man squad ahead of Thursday’s first test against New Zealand …

SOMERSET spin twins Jack Leach and Dom Bess have been praised by England Lions coach Andy Flower. England Lions may have lost the final Test against West Indies A in Antigua, but there was praise for Somerset spin twins Jack Leach and Dom Bess in the wake of the defeat. Requiring 408 runs to win, …

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 …