Cricket

Kyle Abbott claimed Hampshire's best-ever bowling figures and the fourth-best in Specsavers County Championship history as Somerset's hopes of winning the title took a hefty blow at the Ageas Bowl.

Kyle Abbott produced the best Specsavers County Championship figures for three years with a spellbinding nine-for and Hampshire teammate James Vince struck his first red-ball century of the season to end Somerset's hopes of winning the title this week.

Hampshire's Liam Dawson defiantly scored his first Specsavers County Championship century for three years on Monday to put the buffers on Somerset's title charge.

Stuart Bruce has hailed a "record breaking" season for Lympsham and Belvedere Cricket club.

Somerset have announced that Tom Banton has signed a new two-year contract extension.

Somerset's hopes of a first ever County Championship title were given a massive boost by a crushing 298-run victory over Yorkshire inside three days at the Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton.

Somerset boosted their hopes of winning a first County Championship title with a dominant display on day two against third-placed Yorkshire at Taunton.

Yorkshire left-arm spinner Keshav Maharaj proved the scourge of Somerset once again as 13 wickets fell on the opening day of the Specsavers County Championship match at Taunton.

Congresbury finished the season in emphatic style as they beat Brislington at Iron Mould Lane last Saturday.

Lympsham & Belvedere were crowned Somerset League Division Three champions after a final-day win at Chard seconds.

Uphill Castle ensured their safety in the Somerset Cricket League Premier in style on the last day of the season.

Weston's final-day home win over Winterbourne was 'very important' as they maintained their West of England Premier 2 status at the expense of Taunton, says Peter Trego.

Weston secured a dramatic 10-run victory over third-placed Winterbourne to ensure their West of England Premier Two status at Devonshire Road on Saturday.

Somerset captain Tom Abell admitted 'the better side won' after a stunning Vitality Blast T20 loss to Middlesex on Friday.

Eoin Morgan led from the front as Middlesex produced the biggest successful run-chase in Vitality Blast history to clinch a six-wicket victory over Somerset in an extraordinary game at Taunton.

Weston's 'destiny is now in our own hands', says captain Sam Trego, as their battle to avoid relegation comes down to the final-day home clash with Winterbourne on Saturday.

Lympsham Allsorts' Kadin Brocks feels it was a 'huge honour' to 
win the Weston Proper Job Midweek League Stephenson Memorial Cup at The Memorial Grounds on August 21, writes Josh Thomas.

Uphill Castle ensured their safety in the Somerset League Premier Division with a 139-run win over Middlezoy.

Somerset announce Trego departure

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Somerset County Cricket Club have announced that Peter Trego will be leaving at the end of the season.

Congresbury made it two wins in a row and continued their good form with a convincing seven-wicket victory over Frenchay at King George V Playing Field on Saturday.

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