Fixture Type: SEt20
Venue: Taunton Vale
Fixture Date: Tuesday 25 June
Start Time: 10:30am
Results: Lost by 7 wickets/ Won by 75 runs
SOMERSET 2ND XI v WORCESTERSHIRE 2ND XI T20 REPORTS
Somerset put Worcestershire into bat in the first match at Taunton Vale and the visitors scored 136-7 off their 20 overs, with Michael Johnson top-scoring with 52 off 50 balls, with 5 fours, and useful contributions from Neil Pinner (21), Brett D’Oliveira (21) and Aneesh Kapil (20).
In reply Somerset reached their target with an over to spare, ending on 138-3, as Tom Abell (37) led from the front and the win was sealed with an unbeaten fourth-wicket partnership of 58 between Devon Conway (38*) and Cameron Steel (30*).
The wickets were taken by Joe Leach (1-16 from 3 overs), Richard Jones (1-24 from 4 overs) and D’Oliveira (1-25 from 3 overs).
WORCESTERSHIRE 2ND XI (136-7) LOST TO SOMERSET 2ND XI (137-3) BY 7 WICKETS
Worcestershire Team: Tom Fell, Michael Johnson+, Neil Pinner, Matt Pardoe, Aneesh Kapil, Joe Leach*, Brett D’Oliveira, Shaaiq Choudhry, Alex Hepburn, Richard Jones, Charlie Morris.
Somerset chose to bat first in the second match and once again both Tom Abell (74 not out from 55 balls, with 9 fours and 1 six) and Devon Conway (60 from 38 balls, with 6 fours and 4 sixes) starred as Somerset scored 194-3 off their 20 overs, with only Shaaiq Choudhry (1-27 from 3 overs) and Charlie Morris (1-40 from 4 overs) in the wickets column for the visitors.
In reply Worcestershire lost wickets at regular intervals and despite scores of 25 by Neil Pinner, 24 from Tom Fell and an unbeaten 20 from Alex Hepburn Worcestershire could only score 119 off 17.4 overs, with Brett D’Oliveira unable to bat, and lost by 75 runs.
WORCESTERSHIRE 2ND XI (119) LOST TO SOMERSET 2ND XI (194-3) BY 75 RUNS
Worcestershire Team: Tom Fell+, Neil Pinner, Matt Pardoe, Aneesh Kapil, Joe Leach*, Brett D’Oliveira, Shaaiq Choudhry, Alex Hepburn, George Rhodes, Richard Jones, Charlie Morris.