During Somerset’s last LV=County Championship match against Yorkshire at Headingley Craig Overton took four for 64, the last of which was his 100th wicket in First Class cricket, which have been taken at an average of 24.55. Back at the County Ground this week the 21 year old, who made his debut against Lancashire at […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Craig hungry for his next 100 wickets.
Somerset eased to their third win of the LV= Championship, Division One season with a comprehensive nine-wicket demolition of Hampshire at the Ageas Bowl after pace bowler Craig Overton had taken four second innings wickets. more..Continue Reading... Comments Off on Craig Overton helps Somerset demolish Hampshire by nine wickets
After amassing three successive scores over 300 in one-day cricket for the first time in their history last week, England continue to break ground with the news that the Somerset fast bowler Jamie Overton has been called up to the squad for the final two matches of the series with New Zealand, joining his similarly […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on England call up Jamie Overton to join twin for final two New Zealand ODIs
As you might expect, the Overton twins have a good deal in common, in physical terms of course and in their talent at sports. They share, too, a fiercely competitive nature and if Somerset are to win this match then the edge to their sibling rivalry will have been a key factor. The two have […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Overton sibling rivalry puts pressure on Yorkshire