LEGENDARY Somerset cricketer Marcus Trescothick has been named as the second person to feature on the newly launched Legends Wall.

Somerset Members and supporters voted for Trescothick to be honoured on the wall following Sir Viv Richards as the first player.

Marcus made his Somerset debut in 1993 and remained a one-club player until his retirement in 2019.

During his remarkable career with Somerset Marcus played in 296 First Class matches, scoring 19654 runs at an average of 41.11 with a best of 284. He scored 52 First Class hundreds, which is more than any other player in the history of the Club.

He also featured 236 List A matches, scoring 7374 runs at an average of 36.87 with a highest score of 184.

His 86 T20 matches brought him 2197 runs with a best of 108 not out.

He was part of the Somerset teams who won the C&G Trophy in 2001 and the Twenty20 Cup in 2005, and will go down in history as one of the finest batters every to represent the Club.

As part of the build-up for the cricket club's 150th year celebrations, the current Hall of Fame feature is set to be re-imagined as Legends Wall.

The new and improved Legends Wall will be launched at an exclusive event on Wednesday April 17.

The event will include the official unveiling of Legends Wall, and Somerset players, both past and present, will be in attendance.

The club is also giving supporters the opportunity to have their name immortalised alongside the greatest players who have ever represented this famous Club by purchasing a limited-edition plaques.