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ROYAL LONDON CUP PREVIEW: LEICESTERSHIRE FOXES V SOMERSET – Somerset County Cricket Club

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ROYAL LONDON CUP PREVIEW: LEICESTERSHIRE FOXES V SOMERSET

THE MATCH

Somerset travel to the Upton Steel County Ground tomorrow (Friday, August 11) to face Leicestershire Foxes in the Royal London Cup.

The game should start at 11:00.

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FACE TO FACE

The two sides have faced each other 57 times in List A cricket. Somerset have won 21 games, Leicestershire have come out 30 times, three games have been abandoned and there are three no results.

Somerset’s highest total in the series is 326 for seven at Taunton in 2021, and for Leicestershire it is 327 for six in the same match.

The highest individual innings for Somerset is 118 by Peter Trego at Grace Road in 2013, while for Leicestershire it is 135 not out by Greg Smith in the same match.

The best bowling for Somerset is four for five by Craig Meschede at Taunton in 2013, while for Leicestershire it is six for 16 by Charl Willoughby at Grace Road in 2005.

TEAM NEWS

Ollie Sale has been added to the squad. Sonny Baker is rested, while Peter Siddle (back) and James Hildreth (hamstring) are both currently unavailable.

Royal London Cup Head Coach, Paul Tweddle has named the following squad: Ben Green (c), Kasey Aldridge, George Bartlett, Jack Brooks, Steve Davies, Lewis Goldsworthy, Jack Harding, Alfie Ogborne, Matt Renshaw, James Rew, Ollie Sale, Andrew Umeed and Max Waller.

VIEWS FROM THE LOCKER ROOM

Ahead of the game, Royal London Cup Captain, Ben Green said: “We’ve talked a lot as a group and we know there are areas we need to improve on. We need to be in a position where we can capitalize in this last 10 overs, and we haven’t done that in the first three games.

“We’ll certainly be looking for a turnaround on Friday against Leicestershire. What we’ve got to do now is win five on the bounce and see where that puts us. That’s got to be the aspiration.

“We have a great combination of talented youngsters and experienced heads, but we just don’t quite have it together yet. That is not due to the lack of talent or potential in the group and if we all fire together we will definitely win cricket matches.

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

If you attend the game, you can find out everything you need to know on the Official Leicestershire website.

NEXT MATCH

As part of our Royal London Cup match against Middlesex on Sunday 14th August, we are holding a special family themed day for members and ticket holders.

All day there is children’s entertainment within our safe and secure fan village which is tailored to ensure children have a brilliant day out!

TICKETS FOR THIS MATCH ARE SOLD OUT!

Here are the details of everything that will be offered on the day!

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