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General
Somerset County Cricket Club
Somersetcricket
One-day name: Somerset
Coach: Andy Hurry
Captain: Marcus Trescothick
Overseas player(s): Alviro Petersen
Founded: 1875
Home ground: Taunton
Capacity: 8,500
First-class debut: Lancashire
in 1882
at Old Trafford
Championship wins: 0
Pro40 wins: 1
FP Trophy wins: 3
Twenty20 Cup wins: 1
Official website: SomersetCountyCC

Somerset County Cricket Club is one of the 18 major county clubs which make up the English domestic cricket structure, representing the historic county of Somerset. Its limited overs team is called Somerset with the Sabres name dropped for the 2010 season. The club has its headquarters at the County Ground, Taunton. First-class games are also played at the Recreation Ground, Bath. Former grounds include Yeovil, Weston-super-Mare, Frome, Glastonbury, Wells and the Imperial Tobacco Ground in south Bristol.

HonoursEdit

First XI honoursEdit

  • County Championship (0) - ; shared (0) -
  • Gillette/NatWest/C&G/Friends Provident Trophy (3) - 1979, 1983, 2001
  • Sunday/Pro 40 League (1) - 1979
  • Twenty20 Cup (1) - 2005
  • Benson & Hedges Cup (2) - 1981, 1982

Second XI honoursEdit

  • Second XI Championship (2) - 1994, 2004; shared (0) -
  • Second XI Trophy (0) -
  • Minor Counties Championship (2) - 1961, 1965; shared (0) -

SquadEdit

Players with international caps are listed in bold.

No. Name Nat Birth date Batting Style Bowling Style Notes
Batsmen
2 Marcus Trescothick Flag of England England 25 December 1975 (1975-12-25) (age 41) Left-handed Right arm medium pace Club captain
10 Nick Compton Flag of England England 26 June 1983 (1983-06-26) (age 34) Right-handed Right arm off break
25 James Hildreth Flag of England England 9 September 1984 (1984-09-09) (age 33) Right-handed Right arm medium-fast
?? Robin Lett Flag of England England 23 December 1986 (1986-12-23) (age 30) Right-handed Right arm medium-fast
?? Cameron White Flag of Australia Australia 18 August 1983 (1983-08-18) (age 34) Right-handed Right arm legbreak googly Overseas player (T20 only)
All-rounders
7 Peter Trego Flag of England England 12 June 1981 (1981-06-12) (age 36) Right-handed Right arm medium pace
8 Alfonso Thomas Flag of South Africa South Africa 9 February 1977 (1977-02-09) (age 40) Right-handed Right arm fast-medium Kolpak registration
13 Ben Phillips Flag of England England 30 September 1974 (1974-09-30) (age 43) Right-handed Right arm fast-medium
20 Damien Wright Flag of Australia Australia 25 July 1975 (1975-07-25) (age 42) Right-handed Right arm fast-medium Overseas player (First four-weeks)
23 Arul Suppiah Flag of Malaysia Malaysia 30 August 1983 (1983-08-30) (age 34) Right-handed Slow left-arm orthodox
55 Kieron Pollard Flag of West Indies West Indies 12 May 1987 (1987-05-12) (age 30) Right-handed Right arm medium pace Overseas player (T20 only)
58 Zander de Bruyn Flag of South Africa South Africa 8 September 1975 (1975-09-08) (age 42) Right-handed Right arm fast-medium Kolpak registration
Wicket-keepers
9 Craig Kieswetter Flag of England England 28 November 1987 (1987-11-28) (age 29) Right-handed
Bowlers
1 Charl Willoughby Flag of South Africa South Africa 3 December 1974 (1974-12-03) (age 42) Left-handed Left arm fast-medium Kolpak registration
3 Max Waller Flag of England England 3 March 1988 (1988-03-03) (age 29) Right-handed Right arm leg break
11 Murali Kartik Flag of India India 9 November 1976 (1976-11-09) (age 40) Left-handed Slow left-arm orthodox Overseas player
18 David Stiff Flag of England England 20 October 1984 (1984-10-20) (age 32) Right-handed Right arm fast
26 Mark Turner Flag of England England 23 October 1984 (1984-10-23) (age 32) Right-handed Right arm medium-fast
29 Michael Munday Flag of England England 22 October 1984 (1984-10-22) (age 32) Right-handed Right arm leg break
?? George Dockrell Flag of Ireland Ireland 22 July 1992 (1992-07-22) (age 25) Right-handed Slow left-arm orthodox

External linksEdit

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Somerset County Cricket Club - Current squad

1. Willoughby  2. Trescothick 3. Waller 5. Pollard 6. Turner 7. Trego 8. Thomas 9. Kieswetter 10. Compton 11. Kartik 13. Phillips 18. Stiff 20. Wright 23. Suppiah 25. Hildreth 29. Munday 58. de Bruyn -. Dockrell -. Lett -. White

Coach
Flag of England Hurry

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