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Vic Marks on Peter Roebuck: ‘Sometimes he did laugh’

The focus on Peter Roebuck’s tragic death has been intense. Of course the circumstances were ghastly and extraordinary. But it has not just been the newsmen who have been filling the pages and the websites; the tributes and the attempts … Continue reading

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Peter Roebuck: the final interview in The Cricketer

The final interview given by Peter Roebuck reveals the continued bitterness of his long-standing and unresolved feud with former Somerset team-mate Sir Ian Botham. It appears in the December issue of The Cricketer magazine, which goes on sale on Friday … Continue reading

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County Season Reviews 2011

A brief account of what happened during the summer of 2011 for each county, take a look… Derbyshire Durham Essex Glamorgan Gloucestershire Hampshire Kent Leicestershire Lancashire Middlesex Northamptonshire Nottinghamshire Somerset Surrey Sussex Warwickshire Worcestershire Yorkshire

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Hussain heads trio asked to fill Willoughby’s boots

Somerset are likely to ask one of their inexperienced bowlers to fill the considerable gap created by Charl Willoughby leaving the club. Lewis Gregory and Adam Dibble will be leading contenders, having shown immense promise last season, while Gemaal Hussain … Continue reading

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Ambitious Waller flies out for South African winter stint

Somerset leg-spinner Max Waller flew out last night for a five-month winter stint with South African club Rondebosch. The 23-year-old hopes the spell in Cape Town will bring about the improvement in his game needed to get him into Somerset’s … Continue reading

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Van der Merwe agrees Somerset overseas player terms

Somerset will seek a temporary overseas signing for the start of next season after recruting Roelof van der Merwe for the role from the start of June. The South African will replace Murali Kartik as overseas player for the majority … Continue reading

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Somerset seek new overseas star after Kartik exit

Murali Kartik has called time on his two-year stint with Somerset following their exit at the semi-final stage of the Champions League. And that leaves the county looking for a new overseas signing for next season as they bid for … Continue reading

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Injury forces Meschede to quit Champions League

Craig Meschede has been forced to quit Somerset’s Champions League squad because of injury. The young all-rounder is returning home due to a continuing problem with shin splints. It was considered by medical staff in India that the time for … Continue reading

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Thomas: Somerset can continue to defy odds in India

Alfonso Thomas believes surprise packets Somerset can prove strong contenders to win the Champions League after overcoming the odds to win their first three games. Despite being without Marcus Trescothick, Kieron Pollard, Craig Kieswetter and Jos Buttler from their domestic … Continue reading

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Marcus Trescothick: Somerset inquest will be frank affair

Yet again I have found myself facing questions about Somerset’s inability to lose the tag of ‘nearly-men’ over the past few days and I only wish I had a some answers. Last weekend’s Clydesdale Bank 40 final defeat by Surrey … Continue reading

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