Somerset will start the next County Championship season with a 12-point penalty after being found guilty of breaching pitch regulations.

Somerset County Cricket Club have announced captain Tom Abell has pledged his future to the side.

Somerset's Lewis Gregory believes he will have a licence to thrill if selected for England's Twenty20 opener against New Zealand on Friday - but he is not content to be merely labelled "a slogger".

Cricket: Bartlett commits to Somerset

Saturday, October 26, 2019

George Bartlett has become the latest exciting young player to commit his future to the club.

Cleeve CC held their youth presentation evening on Friday to celebrate another fine season.

Somerset head coach Jason Kerr has signed a new two-year contract extension that will run to the end of the 2022 season.

Joe Hance won a hat-trick of awards at Cleeve's end of season presentation night at Yatton Masonic Hall.

Marcus Trescothick was deprived of a fairy-tale farewell after Somerset were once again forced to settle for the runners-up spot in the Specsavers County Championship.

Rain washed out Somerset's bid for a first ever title on the third day of the Specsavers County Championship with Essex at the Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton on Wednesday.

Roelof van der Merwe breathed life into Somerset's title challenge on a rain-affected second day of the Specsavers County Championship match with leaders Essex at the Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton.

Sam Cook and Simon Harmer struck double blows for Essex before rain washed out play with only 27.5 overs bowled on the opening day of the Specsavers County Championship title decider against Somerset at Taunton.

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.

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.

Barrow Gurney finished their Sunday League season with a win at Keynsham.

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.

Clevedon ended the West of England Premier League season in a mid-table position after beating runners-up Bath on Saturday.

Barrow Gurney just missed out on a third-place finish in B&D Division Five after a 12-run loss to Bristol University Staff.

Cleeve finished two points clear of relegation in B&D Division Two after beating Bitton by six wickets.

Nailsea ended a difficult season on a high with a four-wicket win over Coalpit Heath at The Grove 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.

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