Cricket

Cleeve slipped to seventh in B&D Division Two after losing by five wickets to Brislington seconds.

George Garrett claimed a wicket on his first-class debut as Warwickshire reduced Somerset to 167-5 on day two of their Specsavers County Championship match at Edgbaston.

Rob Yates fired his maiden first-class century as Warwickshire assumed a commanding position on day one of their Specsavers County Championship match against second-placed Somerset at Edgbaston.

Azhar Ali will be unavailalbe for Somerset's last two Specsavers County Championship matches of the season after being recalled by the Pakistan Cricket Board.

Clevedon left it late, for sure, but threw off the cloak of mediocrity to beat Lansdown and emerge as a team entitled to take a place at the top table in the WEPL.

Tom Banton scored a scintillating maiden Vitality T20 Blast hundred to propel Somerset to a comfortable 55-run victory over Kent and into quarter-final contention in the ultra-competitive South Group.

Somerset's Babar Azam smashed his first Vitality Blast T20 century to set up a crushing 63-run Duckworth-Lewis-Stern win over Hampshire on Friday.

Babar Azam pumped his third fifty of the Vitality Blast T20 camaign as Somerset steamed back to form with a 114-run victory over Essex Eagles at the Cloudfm County Ground, Chelmsford on Wednesday.

It was a case of business as usual at Dial Hill as Clevedon's batting let them down and WEPL champions-in-waiting Potterne glided to victory with 10 overs to spare.

Cleeve moved up to fifth in B&D Division Two with a five-wicket win over strugglers Hambrook.

Barrow Gurney saw their match with Abbots Leigh end in a thrilling tie on Saturday.

Somerset captain Tom Abell admitted his side were found wanting with the bat in their Vitality Blast T20 defeat at Middlesex on Sunday.

AB de Villiers demolished Somerset with a magnificent unbeaten 88 as Middlesex got their Vitality Blast campaign back on track with a 35-run victory at Richmond.

Tom Banton confirmed his reputation as one of the most exciting young batting talents in the country with a breathtaking 71 from just 37 balls as Somerset won a high-scoring Vitality Blast with Surrey by eight wickets.

Ashen faces were the order of the day as humiliated Clevedon slunk away at the end of yet another abysmal display of batting.

Cleeve suffered a heavy defeat at Hampset after their worst batting display of the B&D Division Two season on Saturday.

Australian Alex Carey marked his Sussex debut with a brilliant 78 to set up a 13-run Vitality Blast victory over Somerset at Taunton.

Andy Barnsley was the all-round hero for Cleeve as they beat Bristol & District Division Two leaders Bath thirds by 27 runs on Saturday.

Portishead Cricket Club are trying to get more girls and women involved in the sport.

Clevedon are hoping for a complete recovery in the defence of their WEPL title after beating Taunton St Andrews on Saturday.

Cleeve made it three wins in a row in Bristol & District League Division Two with a 30-run success over Lansdown seconds.

Barrow Gurney tamed Bristol Lions to claim a comfortable seven-wicket win on Saturday.

Portishead remain stuck in the relegation zone after coming up short against Bristol Pakistanis.

Spinners Dom Bess and Jack Leach bowled Division One leaders Somerset into a strong position on the second day of the Specsavers County Championship match with Nottinghamshire at Taunton.

A fine all round performance saw Congresbury claim their third successive victory when they beat Bristol West Indies Phoenix Club by five wickets at the King George the V Playing Field last Saturday.

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