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Trescothick named FTI MVP player of the year

A season of mixed emotions for Marcus Trescothick has finished on a personal high after he was named the FTI MVP player of the year. The Somerset captain has skippered his side to five successive one-day finals only to see … Continue reading

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Soul-searching next for Somerset flops: Brian Rose

Brian Rose says there needs to be some “soul-searching” at Somerset as the club look to the future following their latest flop in a major final. The club’s director of cricket was incensed that the top order batsmen had failed … Continue reading

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CB40 Final live: Surrey’s strut too much for Somerset

Somerset fall short for a sixth time in three seasons Lord’s: Surrey 189-5 off 27.3 overs (Hamilton-Brown 78) beat Somerset 214 all out off 39.2 overs (Buttler 86; Dernbach 4-30) by 5 wickets (Duckworth/Lewis Method) Marcus Trescothick cut a pale, … Continue reading

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CB40 Final live: Surrey regroup after rain break, Lord’s

Kirby strikes two early blows for Somerset Lord’s: Surrey 61-2 off 9 overs; Somerset 214 all out off 39.2 overs (Buttler 86; Dernbach 4-30). Surrey require 125 more runs to win off 21 overs (Duckworth-Lewis method) Jason Roy is the … Continue reading

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CB40 Final live: Somerset saved by Buttler, Lord’s

Twenty-one-year-old plays vital innings to post competitive total Lord’s: Somerset 214 all out off 39.2 overs (Buttler 86; Dernbach 4-30) v Surrey So much for the idea that players need rest and detailed preparation for a big game. The two … Continue reading

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CB40 Final live: Somerset face another blow-out

Trescothick’s early departure sparks top-order collapse Lord’s: Somerset 66-4 off 15 overs (Compton 15*, Suppiah 0*) v Surrey All the hopes of the West Country thousands and plenty of neutrals who have held Somerset dear as a ‘second’ side had … Continue reading

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CB40 Final live: Trescothick fit for final, Lord’s

Surrey’s young lions take on Somerset, the perennial runners-up Thirty years ago Somerset and Surrey met at Lord’s in the final of the now defunct Benson & Hedges Cup. Joel Garner took five for 14 off 11 overs and Viv … Continue reading

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Essex target experience of Somerset’s Willoughby

Essex are seeking experienced support for this summer’s leading wicket-taker David Masters and it is understood that the man they are targeting is Somerset new ball bowler Charl Willoughby. Although he will be 37 years old by the start of … Continue reading

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Snell wins Champions League call-up for Somerset

Steve Snell has been named in Somerset’s 15-man squad for the Champions League tournament in India, starting next week. The former Gloucestershire wicketkeeper has again been asked to stand in for Craig Kieswetter and Jos Buttler, who will both miss … Continue reading

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Boost for Dibble after he signs new Somerset contract

Young seamer Adam Dibble had double cause for celebration when named in Somerset’s team for the penultimate LV=County Championship game of the season against Yorkshire at Headingley. The 20-year-old, from Sidmouth, who recently took nine wickets in an innings against … Continue reading

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