CRICKET: Somerset win thriller with a ball to spare against Gloucestershire

Chard & Ilminster News: Somerset batting hero Craig Kieswetter Somerset batting hero Craig Kieswetter

SOMERSET got off to a winning start in their T20 campaign, beating Gloucestershire by four wickets in an exciting see-saw derby game at Taunton.

The visitors recovered from a slow start to notch 190 for 6 from their allotted overs.

Steve Kirby was the pick of the Somerset bowlers with 2-22, while debutant Yasir Arafat bagged 2-32.

In reply, Somerset lost skipper Marcus Trescothick first ball before Craig Kieswetter smashed a brilliant 89 not out.

Jos Buttler hammered 29 in 13 balls to up the rate at the crucial time before Arafat hit the winning boundary with a ball to spare.

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2:01pm Sat 6 Jul 13

Siker72 says...

It sure was an amazing match... But please don't let it get that close again lads... Together WE ARE SOMERSET
It sure was an amazing match... But please don't let it get that close again lads... Together WE ARE SOMERSET Siker72
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