High Noon for Somerset amid threat of pitch penalty | Cricket Bats | County Cricket

Middlesex 18 for 3 trail Somerset 236 (Byrom 56, Patel 7-81) Somerset’s gamble on producing a turning surface could backfire after a dramatic day in Taunton ended with officials considering whether the pitch was appropriate for first-class cricket. While Somerset, going into the encounter 16 points behind Middlesex and desperate for a victory to preserve

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Jarvis leaves Lancashire to resume Zimbabwe career | Cricket Bats | County Cricket

Pace bowler Kyle Jarvis is leaving Lancashire before the end of his current deal to resume his international career with Zimbabwe. Jarvis’ return will be the completion of work started by Zimbabwe’s convener of selectors Tatenda Taibu, to bring prominent internationals who chose to further their career elsewhere home. Last week, Brendan Taylor left Nottinghamshire

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