The New Normal?

For 2021 the plan is to replace the two division format of the County Championship with a three group / three division structure. Read More

The Draw That’s A Loss That’s A Win

Tom Abell we are so proud of you and your team. Talented, exciting to watch and above all playing this wonderful game the right way. Read More

Fighting But Fading Final Fortunes

The twists and turns of this fascinating Bob Willis Trophy final continue Somerset, fighting hard now need a very special final day. Read More

The (Almost) Immovable Object

One man stood between Somerset and their hopes of lifting the Bob Willis Trophy. Sir Alistair Cook batted almost all day for a monumental 172 but Somerset are not out of this after a superb final session fightback Read More

The Eddie and Craig Show

Bob Willis Trophy Final – Somerset v Essex, September 23rd – 27th 2020, Day 2 Somerset 310 All Out-4 (Byrom 117, Overton 66,  S Cook 5-76) Before we… Read More

The Most Important 12 Minutes of the Season?

That luck of the coin had required Somerset’s young and inexperienced top order to bat on a morning at Lords that was suited to seam bowling. If the roles had been reversed I’d have been disappointed If Essex had reached 90-3 at lunch. Read More

Simmering Fit to Boil

It is the respective underlying philosophies of the two clubs which to me to set them apart. Read More

Somerset v Essex 2019 in Pictures, Day 7

The last day of the 2019 County Championship season saw the retirement of Marcus Trescothick. In an era when hyperbole is constantly overused the word legend can be fittingly applied to the great man. Read More

Somerset v Essex in Pictures 2019 – Day 6

Tough memories for all Somerset fans from late September last year as Essex lifted the Championship trophy at Taunton. Read More

Somerset v Essex 2019 in Pictures – Day 5

Essex may not have been happy with the surface but it produced a superb climax to the 2019 Championship season even if it wasn’t quite enough. Read More

Somerset v Essex 2019 in Pictures (and Words) – Day 4

That third day in September 2019 still rankles with me. So before I share some images from the last day of the 2019 season there is time for one more look back at the frustrations of day 3 Read More

Somerset v Essex 2019 in Pictures – Day 3

The Villains of the Piece The countdown to the Bob Willis Trophy final continues with another look back at the images of the last game… Read More