There was a pitch inspection at 11am this morning and it was decided that play would get underway at Taunton Vale Sports Club at 1pm.

Somerset won the toss and will bat first.

Andy Umeed and Steve Davies brought up the Somerset 50 off the first ball of the 18th over, and went on to share an opening stand of 62 before Davies fell for 31. This brought Tom Abell to the crease and the score had advanced to 91 when Umeed retired out for 41.

The score had reached 129 for one after 40 overs when the hosts declared. Abell was unbeaten on 40 with Goldsworthy not out on 15.

Cornwall finished on 148 for six declared from 40 overs as the match ended in draw.

Sonny Baker claimed three for 33 whilst Shoaib Bashir finished with two for 22. Joe Phillips top scored with 69.


Play was due to get underway at 11am this morning.

Unfortunately, no play was possible on the opening day due to overnight rain.


Somerset Second XI are due to take on Cornwall in a two day friendly at Taunton Vale Sports Club this week.

Play is due to get underway at 11am today (Wednesday).

Somerset Second XI Coach, Greg Kennis has named the following squad: Andy Umeed, Steve Davies, Tom Abell, Lewis Goldsworthy, Tom Banton, Ben Green, Roelof van der Merwe, George Thomas, Ned Leonard, Alfie Ogborne, Sonny Baker and Shoaib Bashir.

Entry to Taunton Vale Sports Club is free but there is now a charge for parking.