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Thomas given Somerset limited-overs captaincy

Mar 17, 2015: Somerset have handed the captaincy of their 50-over and T20 sides to Alfonso Thomas, easing the load on club captain Marcus Trescothick, who will continue to lead in Championship cricket

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Somerset v Gloucestershire, NatWest T20, Taunton

Thomas, Nannes secure vital derby win

Jul 11, 2014: Acting captain Alfonso Thomas claimed two wickets in the final over as Somerset beat Gloucestershire by seven runs in a NatWest T20 Blast thriller at Taunton.

Press Association

Somerset v Sussex, Taunton, 3rd day

Thomas takes four in four as Somerset soar

Jun 10, 2014: Alfonso Thomas claimed four wickets in four balls to help Somerset to a victory against Sussex that takes them top of the Division One table

George Dobell at Taunton

Somerset v Durham, Taunton, 1st day

No T20 typecasting for Thomas

May 19, 2014: Alfonso Thomas is a cricketer who could have been designed for the age of the pop-up Twenty20 league, but at 37 he has still not done with the rigours of Championship cricket

Tim Wigmore in Taunton

Champions League 2013

Alfonso, Marsh out of Perth squad

Sep 16, 2013: Perth Scorchers have made two changes to their Champions League squad, with Alfonso Thomas and Shaun Marsh out of the team

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Gloucs v Somerset, FLt20 Midlands/Wales/West, Bristol

Kieswetter fires Somerset victory charge

Jul 26, 2013: Craig Kieswetter blasted a powerful 61 as Somerset made it three Friends Life t20 wins a row with a nine-wicket destruction of arch-rivals Gloucestershire

Ten years of England's T20

Adam Hollioake leads team of the decade

Jun 26, 2013: Adam Hollioake captains ESPNcricinfo's team of the decade, selected to mark ten years of professional Twenty20 cricket in England

Tim Wigmore

Yorkshire v Somerset, YB40 Group C, Headingley

Hildreth, Buttler lead Somerset romp

May 11, 2013: Yorkshire crashed to defeat by 131 runs in Saturday's Yorkshire Bank 40 match at Headingley after their batsmen were unable to match a vicious assault from Somerset, who piled up 338 for 5 off their 40 overs.

Ram Slam T20 Challenge 2012-13, semi-final

Thomas, Behardien take Titans to final

Apr 4, 2013: Alfonso Thomas took a five-for and Farhaan Behardien struck a quick 41, as Titans overhauled Warriors' target to book a place in the final against Lions

ESPNcricinfo staff

Bangladesh Premier League 2013


Feb 20, 2013: ESPNcricinfo selects the BPL's best eleven, keeping in mind the tournament's stipulation of having only five overseas players in a team

Mohammad Isam

Perth Scorchers v Melbourne Renegades, BBL, Perth

All-round Scorchers crush Renegades

Dec 29, 2012: Perth Scorchers have breathed life into the Big Bash League with an almost perfect performance at the WACA to crush the unbeaten Melbourne Renegades and keep their finals hopes on track

Alex Malcolm at the WACA

Auckland Aces v Titans, CLT20, Group A, Durban

Titans emphatically end Auckland's winning run

Oct 17, 2012: Auckland's run of victories ended in a dismal manner as their batting collapsed to 113 against an efficient Titans side

The Report by Siddarth Ravindran

Friends Life t20 quarter-finals

Thomas proves age is no barrier

Jul 23, 2012: Alfonso Thomas' Twenty20 bowling skills are as dangerous as ever at 35, as a recent tentative approach from Cricket South Africa can testify.

Scott Oliver

MiWAY T20 Challenge 2011-12

Titans oust Knights in a thriller

Mar 26, 2012: Round-up of the qualifying match of the MiWAY T20 Challenge that took place on March 25

ESPNcricinfo staff

MiWAY T20 Challenge 2011-12

Bowlers setup Titans big win

Mar 21, 2012: A round-up of the matches in the MiWAY T20 Challenge that took place on March 21

ESPNcricinfo staff

Adelaide Strikers v Sydney Sixers, BBL, Adelaide

Sixers' spin pushes Strikers towards exit

Jan 10, 2012: The Sydney Sixers cruised to an easy 64-run win over the hapless Adelaide Strikers to cement their place in the top four of the Big Bash League

The Report by Andrew Fuss

Mumbai Indians v Somerset, 2nd semi-final, CLT20, Chennai

Thomas unconcerned by Chepauk pitch

Oct 7, 2011: Somerset and Mumbai Indians have come close to silverware in recent years without managing to go all the way. For one of them, that trend will continue

Nitin Sundar in Chennai

Somerset v Warriors, CLT20, Bangalore

Thomas' penultimate over knocks Warriors out

Oct 5, 2011: For the second day in a row, the 19th over of the chase proved pivotal to a South African team being knocked out of the Champions League Twenty20

Siddarth Ravindran at the Chinnaswamy Stadium

Yorkshire v Somerset, Headingley, 3rd day

Poor over-rate could relegate Yorkshire

Sep 9, 2011: With Yorkshire hovering on the brink of relegation, Ryan Sidebottom remained determined that his side would go down fighting on the third day of their County Championship clash with Somerset at Headingley

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Somerset v Hampshire, Taunton, 3rd day

Hampshire close in despite Thomas fight

Sep 2, 2011: Sean Ervine fell two short of a century as Hampshire cemented a winning position against Somerset on the third day of the County Championship match at Taunton

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