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Dominic Bess      

Full name Dominic Mark Bess

Born July 22, 1997, Exeter, Devon

Current age 19 years 307 days

Major teams England Under-19s, Somerset 2nd XI

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Relation Cousin - JJ Bess, Cousin - LFO Bess, Cousin - ZGG Bess

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 4 6 1 100 41 20.00 190 52.63 0 0 13 1 6 0
Twenty20 1 1 0 1 1 1.00 2 50.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 4 7 599 318 13 6/28 8/59 24.46 3.18 46.0 0 2 0
Twenty20 1 1 24 31 1 1/31 1/31 31.00 7.75 24.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Somerset v Pakistanis at Taunton, Jul 3-5, 2016 scorecard
Last First-class Somerset v Warwickshire at Taunton, May 19-22, 2017 scorecard
Only Twenty20 Hampshire v Somerset at Southampton, Jul 29, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/54, 0* Somerset v Warwickshire Taunton 19 May 2017 FC
9*, 5/63 Smrst 2nd XI v Kent 2nd XI Taunton 15 May 2017 Other OD
0/35 Devon v Oxfordshire Sidmouth 14 May 2017 Other OD
3, 2/50 Smrst 2nd XI v Glouc 2nd XI Bristol 5 May 2017 Other OD
1/40, 3 Smrst 2nd XI v Glam 2nd XI Newport 3 May 2017 Other OD
6*, 4/33 Smrst 2nd XI v Essex 2nd XI Taunton 1 May 2017 Other OD
1/50, 4 Devon v Berkshire Henley-on-Thames 30 Apr 2017 Other OD
0/57 Smrst 2nd XI v Unicorns Taunton 26 Apr 2017 Other OD
2/26 Smrst 2nd XI v Surr 2nd XI Purley 24 Apr 2017 Other OD
7, 3/30 Devon v Dorset Instow 23 Apr 2017 Other OD
Profile

Whatever ambitions Dom Bess had for the Championship season of 2016, he could never have imagined that he would suddenly be regarded as a key component in Somerset's Championship challenge - a challenge only beaten off by Middlesex in the final session of the season. Life changed for Bess on one memorable day on a Taunton turner when 21 wickets fell and he found himself acknowledging the cheers of the crowd as he took 6 for 21 on Championship debut, including Warwickshire's former England pair Ian Bell and Jonathan Trott in successive balls. His figures were the best by a Somerset championship debutant since Tony Pearson took 7 for 63 against Worcestershire at the Imperial Athletic Ground in Bristol in 1961. To underline that it was no fluke, he followed up with 5-43 against Nottinghamshire in Somerset's final match of the season to send them briefly top of the table, only to be passed by Middlesex on the final day. In only two Championship matches, Bess returned season's figures of 10 wickets at 10.46. All a far cry from his first-class debut against Pakistan in July but failed to take a wicket.

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Sep 21, 2016

Dom Bess celebrates the caught-and-bowled of Michael Lumb, Somerset v Nottinghamshire, County Championship, Division One, Taunton, 2nd day, September 21, 2016

Dom Bess celebrates the caught-and-bowled of Michael Lumb

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Sep 21, 2016

Dom Bess made 41 to secure Somerset a fourth batting point, Somerset v Nottinghamshire, County Championship, Division One, Taunton, 2nd day, September 21, 2016

Dom Bess made 41 to secure Somerset a fourth batting point

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Sep 6, 2016

Dominic Bess claimed figures of 6 for 28, Somerset v Warwickshire, County Championship, Division One, Taunton, 1st day, September 6, 2016

Dominic Bess claimed figures of 6 for 28

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County Results
Glamorgan v Gloucs at Cardiff - Sep 24-27, 2013
Glamorgan won by 8 wickets
Kent v Lancashire at Canterbury - Sep 24-27, 2013
Kent won by 2 wickets
Notts v Somerset at Nottingham - Sep 24-27, 2013
Match drawn
Surrey v Yorkshire at The Oval - Sep 24-27, 2013
Match drawn
Sussex v Durham at Hove - Sep 24-27, 2013
Sussex won by 6 wickets
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