Second XI T20: Glamorgan v Somerset

Somerset Second XI suffered double disappointment in their T20 matches against Glamorgan at Newport CC today.

Second XI Coach, Greg Kennis named the following squad: Eddie Byrom, Ben Green, Peter Trego, Tom Lammonby, Tim Rouse, Roelof van der Merwe, Ben Wells, Kasey Aldridge, Max Waller, Ollie Sale, Paul van Meekeren and Nathan Gilchrist.



Somerset won the toss and elected to bat but Glamorgan made the ideal start when Eddie Byrom was caught by Kiran Carlson off the bowling of Prem Sisodiya for seven.

Eight for one soon became 12 for two when Peter Trego was dismissed for four.

Ben Green, Tim Rouse and Roelof van der Merwe came and went quickly and Somerset found themselves on 66 for five off 10.4 overs.

Tom Lammonby and Ben Wells brought up the Somerset 100 in the 15th over.

Wells top scored with 33 from 26 balls whilst Lammonby made 32 as Somerset posted 127 all out from 19.1 overs.

Kasey Aldridge bowled Nick Selman and then accounted for Marun Labuschange to leave the hosts on 19 for two. Aldridge then ran out Craig Meschede at 62 for three.

Lammonby and Max Waller then struck to put Glamorgan under pressure at 94 for five after 13.2 overs.

The scores were level when Connor Brown became Aldridge’s third victim, but the home side reached their target with just four balls to spare to win by four wickets.



Glamorgan won the toss and elected to bat.

Paul van Meekeren struck in the second over to remove Jeremy Lawlor with the score on 10. Meschede then fell to Aldridge for the addition of just two runs to the total.

Brown and Carlson added 30 before the former became Aldridge’s second victim of the match. Carlson was dismissed by Nathan Gilchrist with the score on 81 but Owen Morgan and Callum Taylor took Glamorgan to three figures in the in the 14th over.

Morgan was bowled by van der Merwe for 54 from 40 balls and Taylor finished unbeaten on 40 from 28 balls as the home side posted a total of 164 for six from their 20 overs.

Chasing 165 to win, Somerset slipped to 16 for two. However, Eddie Byrom (47 from 40 balls) got the visitors back on track and helped take the score to 83 before falling to Morgan off the first ball of the 12th over.

Tom Lammonby made 30 from 21 balls before being dismissed at 87 for four. The Glamorgan bowlers then turned the screw and Somerset were eventually all out for 138 from 19.5 overs as Glamorgan won by 26 runs.

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