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Yorkshire v Somerset, Specsavers Championship Div One, Headingley, 2nd day

Whisper it, but Yorkshire need Lancashire's help

Sep 13, 2016: There is a silver lining for Yorkshire supporters in this tale of woe, but only those with a solid disposition will read down far enough to find refuge in it

David Hopps at Headingley

Yorkshire v Somerset, Specsavers Championship Div One, Headingley, 1st day

Somerset's surge threatens to throw title race open

Sep 12, 2016: What price Somerset for their first Championship? Their rush through the division has been a sideshow at best as Middlesex and Yorkshire have flexed muscles like a couple of rival bodybuilders ahead of their clash at Lord's next week.

David Hopps at Headingley

Somerset v Middlesex, NatWest Blast, South Group, Taunton

Somerset decline brings little cheer at Taunton

Jul 15, 2016:

ECB Reporters Network

Somerset v Middlesex, Specsavers Championship Div One, Taunton, 2nd day

Allenby's best day still not good enough for Somerset

Jul 11, 2016: Good days have been few and far in the last season and a half, but against Middlesex Jim Allenby had something to savour - at least until James Harris and James Fuller intervened

David Hopps at Taunton

Surrey v Somerset, Royal London Cup, South Group, Kia Oval

Myburgh and Allenby rain on Surrey's parade

Jun 8, 2016: Somerset beat Surrey by eight wickets with five balls to spare at The Kia Oval in a Royal London One Day Cup match but if felt more like a Twenty20 fixture after rain

ECB Reporters Network

County news

Rogers, Allenby step up as Trescothick steps down

Jan 21, 2016: Marcus Trescothick has promised his "unconditional support" to his replacements having stepped down as captain of Somerset

George Dobell

Pakistan Super League

Four lesser-known picks at the PSL draft

Dec 22, 2015: There were a few names among the overseas players picked on day one of the Pakistan Super League draft that might have had you asking, "Who?" Here are brief answers to that question

Mohit Shah

Middlesex v Somerset, NatWest T20 Blast, South Group, Uxbridge

Who needs Gayle? Allenby leads Somerset canter

Jun 26, 2015: As Middlesex trudged off after this evisceration, one thought might have terrified them: how much worse could it have been if Chris Gayle were still at Somerset?

Tim Wigmore at Uxbridge

Somerset v Sussex, NatWest T20 Blast, South Group, Taunton

Somerset fall short despite Allenby efforts

May 22, 2015: Will Beer and Michael Yardy bowled Sussex to a five-run NatWest T20 Blast victory over Somerset at Taunton


Nottinghamshire v Durham, LV= Championship, Division One, Trent Bridge

Allenby, Overton keep Philander at arms length

May 17, 2015: Half-centuries from Jim Allenby and Craig Overton helped Somerset to a total of 312 on the first day at Trent Bridge.


County news

Allenby and Meschede in swap deal

Nov 18, 2014: Jim Allenby is to leave Glamorgan and join Somerset, with Craig Meschede moving in the opposite direction on a season's long loan.

George Dobell

County cricket

Pujara's welcome to county cricket

Sep 10, 2014: Cheteshwar Pujara's first innings for Derbyshire was a short-lived affair, but the club hope it could be the start of a lengthy relationship with the Indian star

Alan Gardner in Cardiff

Glamorgan v Essex, Swansea, 1st day

Allenby five reins in Essex

Aug 15, 2014: Jim Allenby produced figures of 5 for 56 as Glamorgan had the better of the opening day of their County Championship Division Two clash with Essex at Swansea

Press Association

Middlesex v Glamorgan, NatWest T20 Blast, Richmond

Allenby ton eases Glamorgan chase

Jul 3, 2014: A captain's innings of 105 from 63 balls by Jim Allenby propelled Glamorgan to an impressive six-wicket win against Middlesex at Richmond that keeps up their hopes of quarter-final qualification

Press Association

Glamorgan v Kent, Cardiff, 3rd day

Allenby sets up Glamorgan victory push

Jun 17, 2014: Jim Allenby became Glamorgan's second centurion of the season as the Welsh county set up a charge for victory on the third day against Kent at Cardiff.

Press Association

Somerset v Glamorgan, NatWest T20 Blast, Taunton

Allenby 96 brings third Glamorgan win

Jun 6, 2014: Jim Allenby led from the front with the Glamorgan captain just missing out on a century as his side saw off Somerset by seven runs to win at Taunton.

Press Associaiton

Glamorgan v Leicestershire, Cardiff, 1st day

Leicestershire suffer second collapse in four days

May 25, 2014: Leicestershire suffered their second batting failure in four days as they were shot out for just 109 on the opening day at Cardiff.

Press Association

County cricket 2014

Morris faces Glamorgan challenge

Mar 24, 2014: ESPNcricinfo previews Glamorgan's prospects for 2014

Alex Winter

County news

Allenby regains Glamorgan T20 captaincy

Feb 4, 2014: Jim Allenby, the Australia-born allrounder, has been restored to Glamorgan's T20 captaincy, a year after losing the position led to him considering his future at the club

ESPNcricinfo staff

County cricket awards 2013

Durham locals produce stellar year

Oct 3, 2013: In part one of ESPNcricinfo's awards for the 2013 county season, George Dobell hails Durham's local influence

George Dobell
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