Somerset


Andy Hurry has been talking of his excitement at the prospect of working with Jason Kerr, Tom Abell and Lee Cooper to bring a first County Championship title to Somerset. The club’s new director of cricket is currently working out what could be up to a three-month notice period in his job as head coach …

Somerset County Cricket Club have revealed new appointments to their Head Coach and Director of Cricket positions. Andy Hurry, who had previously spent thirteen years with the club, will be returning to Somerset after his time with the England Young Lions Programme. Hurry will take on the role of Director of Cricket. About his appointment, …

Craig Overton rounded off a hugely successful week for himself – during which he was named by England for the Ashes tour this winter – by picking up three trophies at the Somerset CCC end-of-season dinner at Taunton on Friday evening. Well over 200 players and guests at- tended the occasion that started with a …

SOMERSET’S Anya Shrubsole, as expected, has been named in the England squad for the Women’s Ashes series. England have named 14 of their World Cup-winning squad for the series – and Shurbsole is one of them. Heather Knight’s side were triumphant on home soil this summer, culminating in a nine-run victory over India at a …

A superb catch by Marcus Trescothick gave Somerset the breakthrough with the first of the seven wickets required on the final day of the season. Trescothick, adopting his new down on his knees ‘stance’ at second slip for the spin bowlers, snapped up Steve Eskinazi diving forward off Roelof van der Merwe 15 minutes into …

THE afternoon session began with striking almost immediately when Jack Leach had former team mate Nick Compton trapped in front with the score on 27. And it got even better just one run later when England’s Dawid Malan was dismissed for a duck when he edged to keeper Steven Davies off Dom Bess. But the …

THE vital County Championship match at Taunton had moved on at quite a rate by lunchtime on day three. Hosts Somerset needing a victory to stay in Division One, went in search of quick runs under leaden skies against drop rivals Middlesex. Skipper Tom Abell soon fell for 45 while James Hildreth went on to …

SOMERSET’s bid to avoid the drop into division two of the Specsavers County championship is clearly in their own hands as they begin day three of their final match of the season against Middlesex at the County ground this morning. The Cidermen must win this match to remain in Division One, ironically just 12 months …