Somerset Seconds make it a T20 double against Gloucestershire

Somerset Second XI are in T20 action today, playing two friendly games against their Gloucestershire counterparts at Taunton Vale. The first match gets underway at 11.30am.

Match One – Somerset win by 22 runs

Somerset made a winning start to this double T20 against Gloucestershire as Steve Davies and Peter Trego star in a 22 run victory.

After winning the toss and batting first, Somerset racked up an impressive 221/6 with Davies scoring 68 from 36 balls and Trego 77 from 39. The pair dominated the innings and together added 51 from just 24 balls during the middle overs.

Gloucestershire in reply made a good fight of the run chase but never really threatened to overhaul the target. Nathan Gilchrist claimed 3 wickets as all the bowlers chipped in with respectable figures.

Match One Scorecard and Videos

Match Two- Somerset win by 6 wickets.

Gloucestershire won the toss in the second match and after choosing to bat first posted 183 for 9 from their 20 overs, Gareth Roderick top scoring with 55 off 31 balls and opener Chris Dent making 44 from 18.

Josh Davey was the pick of the Somerset attack claiming 4 for 32 from his allocated overs, while Tim Groenewald took 2 for 28 from the same number.

When Somerset replied they lost George Bartlett cheaply before Ben Green and Steve Davies took the score onto 88 when the latter was out for 27 off 18.

Tom Abell was dismissed next ball without scoring which brought Trego to the wicket to join Green. Over the course of the next 6.5 overs the pair added 82 runs before Green was out for 70 off 39 balls with nine 4s and two 6s.

Trego remained at the crease to see Somerset home to victory with 19 balls to spare by which time he was unbeaten on 70 pff 32 deliveries with four 4s and six 6s.

Match Two Scorecard and Videos

Greg Kennis the Second XI Coach has named the following squad: Ben Green, Steve Davies, George Bartlett, Tim Rouse, Tom Abell, Peter Trego, Tom Lammonby, Ben Wells, Josh Davey, Ollie Sale, Jack Brooks, Nathan Gilchrist and Tim Groenewald.

Updates will be posted through the day and a report will appear at the end of each game.

Entry and parking at Taunton Vale is free and there is plenty of seating available.

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