Current Match Report – Somerset vs Glamorgan Group 1 2021
Michael Hogan’s four-for not sufficient as Glamorgan let a number of profitable positions slip
Andy Gorvin wanted a six off the final ball of the sport from left-arm spinner Goldsworthy to win the sport for Glamorgan and got here shut with a strong 4 over the bowler’s head.
Play didn’t begin till 12.10pm, with the sport initially decreased to 42 overs per aspect. Somerset’s innings had solely occupied 2.4 of them, with 5 runs scored, when rain pressured the gamers off.
That was sufficient time for Hogan to strike twice, Sam Younger caught behind off the fourth ball of the innings and Steven Davies brilliantly snapped up by Gorvin at midwicket from the primary supply of the third over.
On the resumption, the veteran tempo bowler took his figures to three for 3 by bowling George Bartlett between bat and pad after which had James Hildreth caught at first slip.
Somerset had been in disarray at 49 for five when Eddie Byrom feathered a ball from offspinner Steven Reingold by means of to wicketkeeper Cullen.
However Inexperienced and Goldsworthy calmly steadied the ship and had taken the full to 84 for five within the twenty sixth over when heavier rain introduced one other stoppage at 2.10pm.
Half an hour later, with an extra discount in overs, Inexperienced and Goldsworthy batted with way more intent. Inexperienced was the primary aggressor, with Goldsworthy notching only one boundary in his invaluable innings earlier than slogging a catch to cow nook off Callum Taylor.
Inexperienced, reduce free within the closing overs with some majestic photographs till enjoying a ball from Lukas Carey onto his stumps within the closing over.
Glamorgan’s reply started badly when Hamish Rutherford fell lbw to the ultimate ball of Jack Brooks’ opening over.
Eighteen-year-old Baker then received a ball to raise at Nick Selman’s ribs, forcing the opener to loop up a catch to the diving Byrom, operating in from sq. leg.
Aldridge produced an analogous fast supply, his first of the sport, to have Kiran Carlson caught by wicketkeeper Davies for 21. And when Inexperienced additionally struck along with his opening supply, bowling Reingold for 16, Glamorgan had been 52 for 4.
Cullen and Root then put collectively a well-paced stand of 76 to place their workforce in sight of victory. It ended when Cullen was caught behind down the leg aspect off Aldridge, who adopted up by having Joe Cooke taken by wicketkeeper Davies.
Root fell to George Drissell, the previous Gloucestershire offspinner making his Somerset debut, top-edging a slog-sweep with 38 nonetheless wanted.
Carey did his finest with two boundaries, however different wickets fell cheaply and 10 off the ultimate over for the final pair proved an excessive amount of.