Somerset


SOMERSET may have found their next one-day captain amid the disappointment of NatWest T20 Blast quarter-final defeat at Trent Bridge. Lewis Gregory led the side for the first time in a limited-overs match against Notts Outlaws and impressed many on- lookers, despite the hosts achieving a five-wicket victory with nine balls to spare Regular skipper …

PETER Trego promised Nottinghamshire ‘a hell of a ride’ in the quarter-finals of the NatWest T20 Blast after his return to form had inspired Somerset to surprise qualification for the knock-out stage. Going into Friday night’s final South Group match against Hampshire at Southampton, the Cidermen needed a resounding victory and other results to go …

FORMER England captain Alec Stewart was among many to voice support for Tom Abell after Somerset’s young captain had re- turned to form during the week. The Surrey director of cricket was on the wrong end of Abell’s 96 in the Specsavers County Championship match at Taunton, but still ex- pressed his admiration for the …

Corey Anderson will be returning to New Zealand immediately to undergo treatment for a stress fracture to his back and he will therefore play no further part in Somerset’s NatWest T20 Blast competition. Since he joined Somerset the big hitting left hander has played a key part in the teams successes on the field which …

ADAM Hose’s abrupt departure from Somerset to join Warwickshire came as a shock to many supporters during the week. It was announced before the NatWest T20 Blast home game against Hampshire at Taunton that the 24-year-old bats- man had rejected a new three-year contract and was moving to Edgbaston with immediate effect, initially on loan …