Result
South Group, Taunton, Jun 5 2015, NatWest t20 Blast
167/3
(18.3/20 ov, target 168)
173/2
Somerset won by 8 wickets (with 9 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
Somerset
1y
• ECB/PA

Gayle force continues to deliver Somerset win

Chris Gayle took his run tally in three NatWest T20 Blast innings for Somerset to 328 as his side beat Hampshire by eight wickets in front of a sell-out 6,500 Taunton crowd.

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Scorecard summary
Hampshire167/3(20 overs)
Somerset173/2(18.3 overs)
18.3
6
Yasir Arafat to Gayle, SIX runs
18.2
1
Yasir Arafat to Hildreth, 1 run
18.1
Yasir Arafat to Hildreth, no run
end of over 1814 runs
Somst: 166/2CRR: 9.22 • RRR: 1.00 • Need 2 from 12b
James Hildreth26 (20)
Chris Gayle79 (48)
Danny Briggs4-0-40-1
Chris Wood3-0-35-0
17.6
1
Briggs to Hildreth, 1 run
17.5
1
Briggs to Gayle, 1 run
17.4
1
Briggs to Hildreth, 1 run
17.3
4
Briggs to Hildreth, FOUR runs
17.2
1
Briggs to Gayle, 1 run
17.1
6
Briggs to Gayle, SIX runs
end of over 1712 runs
Somst: 152/2CRR: 8.94 • RRR: 5.33 • Need 16 from 18b
James Hildreth20 (17)
Chris Gayle71 (45)
Chris Wood3-0-35-0
Fidel Edwards4-1-20-1
16.6
Wood to Hildreth, no run
16.5
1
Wood to Gayle, 1 run
16.5
2nb
Wood to Gayle, 2 no balls
16.4
1
Wood to Hildreth, 1 run
16.4
1w
Wood to Hildreth, 1 wide
16.3
Wood to Hildreth, no run
16.2
1
Wood to Gayle, 1 run
16.1
6
Wood to Gayle, SIX runs
end of over 1612 runs
Somst: 140/2CRR: 8.75 • RRR: 7.00 • Need 28 from 24b
James Hildreth19 (14)
Chris Gayle63 (41)
Fidel Edwards4-1-20-1
Yasir Arafat3-0-25-0
15.6
4
Edwards to Hildreth, FOUR runs
Match details
The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton
TossHampshire , elected to bat first
SeriesNatWest t20 Blast 2015
Player Of The Match
Chris Gayle
Season2015
Hours of play (local time)17.30 start, First Session 17.30-18.45, Interval 18.45-19.00, Second Session 19.00-20.15
Match days5 June 2015 (20-over match)
Umpires
Mike Burns
Jeremy Lloyds
PointsSomerset 2, Hampshire 0