Somerset

  • Buttler joins Lancashire from native Somerset 01-10-2013 09:10 AM

    London: England one-day international wicketkeeper Jos Buttler has joined Lancashire, the county side announced on Monday. The 23-year-old Buttler, who has played 19 one-day international but has yet to make his Test debut, joins from his native Somerset. His bid for more time behind the stumps at county level at...
  • England's Jos Buttler leaves Somerset 28-09-2013 09:01 AM

    London: England international Jos Buttler is to leave Somerset in a bid to boost his career as a wicketkeeper, the west country club announced on Friday. The 23-year-old Buttler has played 19 one-day internationals for England but has yet to make his Test debut and was not selected in the...
  • Chawla takes four, scores 32 for Somerset 14-09-2013 11:30 PM

    Taunton: Uttar Pradesh allrounder Piyush Chawla continued his decent showing in the upper division of English County Championship as his side Somerset beat Surrey by seven wickets to log home five points. Chawla's performance in the match is four wickets (two in each innings) and a useful knock of 32...
  • Piyush Chawla is proving to be Somerset's biggest impact player 06-09-2013 07:34 PM

    After Gautam Gambhir's sudden departure from Essex this week, the sole Indian representation in county cricket is Piyush Chawla. The 24-year-old legspinner signed with Somerset in mid-August in a bid to boost his chances of a recall to the Indian cricket team - his 36 wickets at 27.25 for Sussex...
  • Piyush Chawla scores ton at Lord's against Middlesex 29-08-2013 07:44 PM

    London: Indian legspinner Piyush Chawla superb all-round performance including a century has put his side Somerset in a position of supremacy against Middlesex in a Division I county game at the Lord's here on Thursday. The left-handed Chawla, who came into bat at No 9 with the scoreboard reading 211...
  • Piyush Chawla banking on successful Somerset stint 29-08-2013 10:58 AM

    Taunton: Like many Indian players before him to turn to county cricket, legspinner Piyush Chawla is hoping to take a bagful of wickets for Somerset in an attempt to earn a recall to the national team. Chawla's brief stint with Sussex in 2009 resulted in 36 wickets in six County...
  • India must revive its relationship with county cricket

    Spin, Bounce and Turn |  Jamie Alter
    Suddenly, in the space of a couple days, three Indian cricketers have been linked with county cricket deals. It is very rare in Indian cricket,...

  • Piyush Chawla all set for Somerset stint 15-08-2013 09:54 PM

    Somerset have roped in Indian legspinner Piyush Chawla for the rest of the English County season, a report in ESPNcricinfo said on Thursday. Chawla has been given the requisite No Objection Certificate by the BCCI but the 24-year-old is yet to get the visa, the report added. If everything goes...
  • Three spectators caught at county game over bookie links 29-07-2013 06:41 PM

    London: The anti-corruption officers of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) ejected three spectators from a domestic T20 match over suspected links with bookies in India. Those thrown out of Worcestershire's Friends Life T20 match against Somerset at New Road on Saturday were overheard commentating on mobile phones on...
  • Australia ease to a six-wicket win over Somerset 29-06-2013 10:47 PM

    London: Australia's first match under new coach Darren Lehmann saw the tourists ease to a six-wicket win over Somerset on the final day at Taunton on Saturday. Usman Khawaja, Phil Hughes and vice-captain Brad Haddin all hit fifties as Australia, who on Monday replaced sacked former coach Mickey Arthur with...
  • Australia captain Michael Clarke hits 45 on return 27-06-2013 10:17 PM

    Taunton: Australia captain Michael Clarke looked in good shape as he hit 45 in a tour match against Somerset on Thursday, the batsman's first competitive innings in three months because of a long-standing back injury. Clarke is attempting to prove his fitness ahead of the Ashes series against England starting...
  • Fit-again Michael Clarke to lead Australia against Somerset 26-06-2013 02:56 AM

    London: Fit-again Australia captain Michael Clarke will lead the side in their four-day tour match against Somerset, vice-captain Brad Haddin confirmed on Tuesday. Clarke did not feature in defending champions' Australia's group stage exit from the Champions Trophy because of a long-standing back injury and has been sidelined from much...
  • Clarke returns to lead Australia in tour match 25-06-2013 06:29 PM

    Australia captain Michael Clarke will make his return from injury in the tour match against Somerset starting on Wednesday, the BBC reported on Tuesday. Clarke missed the final Test against India this year and the entire Champions Trophy with a back injury, sparking concerns he would not be fit for...
  • Michael Clarke set for return in warm-up tie against Somerset 21-06-2013 01:20 PM

    London: Australia captain Michael Clarke is confident he will recover from a back injury in time to play in their first warm-up match for the Ashes series. The recurring problem forced Clarke to miss the Champions Trophy and led to speculation that Australia's most prolific run-scorer in recent times could...
  • Chris Gayle to play for Somerset in Twenty20 26-04-2013 08:40 PM

    London: West Indies' star batsman Chris Gayle has agreed to play for Somerset in the domestic Twenty20 league if he is available. Gayle said no to Somerset after initially agreeing to be their overseas player last year. But the 33-year-old made himself available for the West Indies summer tour that...
  • Abdur Rehman faces two-year doping ban 02-10-2012 03:19 PM

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  • Compton geared up for India challenge 19-09-2012 08:52 AM

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  • Kartik sparks row by backing-up run out 31-08-2012 09:27 AM

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  • Boucher to undergo eye surgery 09-07-2012 10:01 PM

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  • Somerset sign big-hitting Levi for T20 19-05-2012 08:31 AM

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  • West Indies ready to welcome back Gayle 04-05-2012 02:30 PM

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  • Ponting says 'no' to county cricket 23-03-2012 09:21 AM

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  • SL sports minister to probe SLPL deal 25-02-2012 04:57 PM

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