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Re: Warwickshire vs Somerset, Edgbaston BW Trophy
cricketjerry-mouse 17 August, 2020 14:20
Jamie Overton, 120, highest ever score by a Somerset No.10.

Re: Warwickshire vs Somerset, Edgbaston BW Trophy
Phrench Phil 17 August, 2020 14:27
Declared!

Re: Warwickshire vs Somerset, Edgbaston BW Trophy
Wickham 17 August, 2020 14:52
What fun! And what elegance at one end and brutality at the other.

Good to see Steve Davies and Jove make up for the loss of runs with Jack Brooks being out of the side.

Re: Warwickshire vs Somerset, Edgbaston BW Trophy
AGod 17 August, 2020 15:18
An absolutely excellent opening spell with the new ball from Josh Davey here.

Contrary to what the commentators are claiming, the Hain edge off Cove's bowling really didn't seem, to me, to carry to slip (perhaps they should come up slightly).

I don't how Hain survived his lbw vs Cove.



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Re: Warwickshire vs Somerset, Edgbaston BW Trophy
AGod 17 August, 2020 15:48
Absolute pearler from LG to rip out I R Bell.

Re: Warwickshire vs Somerset, Edgbaston BW Trophy
Tumbles 17 August, 2020 15:56
Amazed that Egbaston has seemingly avoided the rain. Rain either side of the ground it seems looking at radar

Re: Warwickshire vs Somerset, Edgbaston BW Trophy
sfwithers 17 August, 2020 16:09
And Bell has gone! I still remember his match-winning century at Lords in 2010, an elegant piece of innings building if ever there was – and the Hildreth run out on the same day haunts me, I tell you.

If we get enough playable conditions between now and close of play tomorrow we should win from this position and hopefully make up for some of our 'missing' bonus points from the first two games. I'm counting on nothing, though, and it's fingers crossed...

Re: Warwickshire vs Somerset, Edgbaston BW Trophy
AGod 17 August, 2020 16:20
Essex struggling, badly, at Hove...

Re: Warwickshire vs Somerset, Edgbaston BW Trophy
AGod 17 August, 2020 16:25
Burgess looking quite good here - looks quite impressive - and very strong square of the wicket on the off-side.

Re: Warwickshire vs Somerset, Edgbaston BW Trophy
Tumbles 17 August, 2020 16:59
Thanks for coming, Tim.

Re: Warwickshire vs Somerset, Edgbaston BW Trophy
Rod1883 17 August, 2020 17:22
6 runs that shouldn't have been in that last Jove over - 2 byes when imo no shot was played, and then 4 wides when the ball wasn't wide when it passed the batsman, and again no shot was offered so it shouldn't have been byes either.
Come on Somerset, another wicket now and they will fold I'm certain

Re: Warwickshire vs Somerset, Edgbaston BW Trophy
Bobstan 17 August, 2020 17:33
To be fair, Rod, it was a very poor over.

Re: Warwickshire vs Somerset, Edgbaston BW Trophy
Angell Face 17 August, 2020 17:36
Unless they've changed the laws without telling me, whether or not the batsman is playing a shot is only relevant in the case of leg byes.

Re: Warwickshire vs Somerset, Edgbaston BW Trophy
Tumbles 17 August, 2020 17:40
Time for Tom to bowl a few overs

Re: Warwickshire vs Somerset, Edgbaston BW Trophy
Tumbles 17 August, 2020 17:40
Time for Tom to bowl a few overs

Re: Warwickshire vs Somerset, Edgbaston BW Trophy
Rod1883 17 August, 2020 17:44
Ahhh - thanks for that AF. That's a piece of Cricket knowledge that I should have known, but didn't.
Yes, it was a poor over

Re: Warwickshire vs Somerset, Edgbaston BW Trophy
Grockle 17 August, 2020 17:44
The games in reality are looking similar to the fantasy games with big tail contributions to first innings Somerset scores and Steve Davies standing his ground.

That then followed by a very good bowling performance to clear out the opposition without having to bat again or score very few on the morning of Day 4

One ought to hope that the result at the end of the season was something along the same lines as well but that would be tempting fate of course.

Warks presently putting up something of a fight though so this game is not yet over - the weather was not a factor in the fantasy season to any great extent



(Sm72)

Re: Warwickshire vs Somerset, Edgbaston BW Trophy
Grockle 17 August, 2020 17:46
And as you say Tumbles - on comes Tom. Let's hope he does the same as he did in the first innings



(Sm72)

Re: Warwickshire vs Somerset, Edgbaston BW Trophy
Rod1883 17 August, 2020 17:55
Two great balls from Lewis, then a wicket from a poor shot by Rhodes - the one we wanted.
But now they're off for a light shower. Hope we can get back on tonight as tomorrow doesn't look too good.

Re: Warwickshire vs Somerset, Edgbaston BW Trophy
sfwithers 17 August, 2020 18:03
Met office forecast tomorrow for Brum presently not too bad, and we did well today to get the amount of play we did. As I mentioned earlier, Met Office forecasts at the moment are very flexible. At the moment there's a 40% chance of rain at 1pm and that's about it. As I also said earlier, fingers crossed!

That could prove to be a very important wicket by Gregory. Here's hoping...

Re: Warwickshire vs Somerset, Edgbaston BW Trophy
Rod1883 17 August, 2020 18:12
The live feed shows heavy rain now so unlikely to get back on I would have thought.
The latest BBC forecast for tomorrow doesn't look as bad as it did earlier. Hope the outfield isn't too wet for a prompt start tomorrow and the three or four wickets we need are quickly taken.

Re: Warwickshire vs Somerset, Edgbaston BW Trophy
Grockle 17 August, 2020 18:15
Highly unlikely they will be back on tonight.



(Sm72)

Re: Warwickshire vs Somerset, Edgbaston BW Trophy
AGod 17 August, 2020 18:23
hmmm... six down overnight.

Let's hope we don't live to regret, rain-wise, batting on beyond the 400 mark... I rather think we should have declared as soon as the fifth batting bonus point was secured.... or, if not, the moment that Jamie was dismissed (at the rate Jamie was scoring, one could have justified another 25-30 minutes or his batting, on the basis it could allow you to set an even more attacking field than would otherwise have been the case.

I thought Josh Davey's bowling this afternoon was superb. Craig was very good again, but not much luck. Jamie had an absolutely tremendous over in the mix. Lewis, unsuprisingly, looks like he needs some bowling, but had a smattering of very good balls in amongst some looser stuff.



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Re: Warwickshire vs Somerset, Edgbaston BW Trophy
Farmer White 18 August, 2020 04:29
There are times when you see things on a cricket field that you might see but once or twice in a decade or more. We saw one on the third day at Edgbaston. Truly remarkable. My record of it, and of what else passed, is in my Third Day Report: The Broadsword and the Rapier available via this link:

[farmerwhite.co.uk]


For ease of access the links to my reports on the first two days are added here:

First Day Report:

[farmerwhite.co.uk]


Second Day Report:

[farmerwhite.co.uk]

Farmer

Re: Warwickshire vs Somerset, Edgbaston BW Trophy
Grizzers 18 August, 2020 04:37
A nocturnal, original, atmospheric delight FW !

Grizzers

Re: Warwickshire vs Somerset, Edgbaston BW Trophy
Farmer White 18 August, 2020 04:41
Thank you Grizzzers.

Now I'm off to bed before I have to wake up before I go to sleep.

Farmer

Re: Warwickshire vs Somerset, Edgbaston BW Trophy
Sloop John B 18 August, 2020 08:48
Nice one Paul. Like the rapier and broadsword analogy!

Re: Warwickshire vs Somerset, Edgbaston BW Trophy
Loyal of Lhasa 18 August, 2020 12:21
I wasn't able to follow a single ball of yesterday's dominance over Yorkshire Reserves as I was on grandad duty all day but was delighted at what I read when I checked the score late at night. It all sounds a bit tougher this morning and we just have to hope the rain stays away for a sustained period.



LoL

Seventy-two Seasons a Somerset Supporter

Re: Warwickshire vs Somerset, Edgbaston BW Trophy
nelliec 18 August, 2020 12:25
Need a wicket soon .Starting to get a bit Nervy .Maybe Roelof could do the trick

Re: Warwickshire vs Somerset, Edgbaston BW Trophy
Scrumper 18 August, 2020 12:40
Gregory strikes and it starts raining again. Good time to have lunch, looking at the rainfall radar there's quite a bit of rain moving over and then it's clear.

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