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Vitality County T20 Finals Day

THE MATCHES

Semi-final one – 10:30am – Birmingham Bears v Gloucestershire

Birmingham Bears won by seven wickets

Semi-final two – 1:30pm – Somerset v Wales

Somerset won by six wickets

SCORECARD

Final – 4:30pm – Birmingham Bears v Somerset

FINAL SCORECARD

Birmingham Bears won by four wickets


Sunday May 8th will see Somerset Women compete in Finals Day of the Vitality County T20 Competition at Edgbaston Community Sports Ground.

The day will feature two semi-finals followed by the final.

Somerset finished second in the group and will therefore take on third placed Wales in the second semi-final.

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

Entry is free at the Edgbaston Community Sports Ground from 10am ahead of the opening semi-final.

There is newly installed seating area within the ground and toilets are available on-site.

Teas and coffees are also available to purchase inside the Pavilion. Limited food will also be available to purchase from the Pavilion once the players have eaten.

Please note that parking is not available at the venue due to the increased requirements of hosting four teams. Limited spaces will be available in the surrounding residential streets.

NX West Midlands Bus 80 (to West Bromwich) is also available to the Edgbaston Community Sports Ground from Birmingham City Centre.

HOW CAN I KEEP UP TO DATE?

Live scorecards will be available here.

SCORECARD

There will also be a live stream of Finals Day provided by Warwickshire CCC.

Create a free account online to ensure that you have access to the live stream.

TEAM NEWS

Somerset have named the following squad for this match: Sophie Luff (c), Nat Wraith, Niamh Holland, Emily Edgcombe, Daisy Jeanes, Lily Hawkins, Joleigh Roberts, Lorraine Szczepanski, Lauren Filer, Jodie Filer, Jess Hazell, Tilly Bond and Brooke Whittaker.

MEET THE SOMERSET TEAM

VIEW FROM THE DRESSING ROOM

Ahead of the match, Somerset Captain, Sophie Luff said: “After our two victories over Wales on Monday we’ve certainly got some momentum. Having said that, we know that nothing is guaranteed in this game and it’s all about turning up and performing on the day in knockout cricket. Hopefully, we can turn up on Sunday and put in another good performance.

“Wales have got a number of Western Storm players in their squad as well as some young up and coming talent. We’re quite evenly matched and they’ll be looking to get one over on us after last week, plus anything can happen in T20 cricket.

“We’re desperate to get to the final and then we’ll be looking to beat either Birmingham Bears or Gloucestershire. Any time I put on a Somerset shirt I’m desperate to win and do a job for my county. If we can come away with some silverware on Sunday that would be the icing on the cake and it would be just reward for the hard work that everyone in the group has put in.”

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