AUDIO: Lewis Gregory talks MCC, Somerset’s nearly season in 2016 and his hopes for himself and team in 2017.
Tom Abell will captain Somerset in the County Championship whilst Jim Allenby remains as T20 Blast and Royal London One-Day Cup skipper.
We’ve put our heads together at Badger HQ and this is our best XI from County Championship Division One – now we’ve recovered (just) from that thrilling finale. Do you agree?
Somerset have moved to allay fears that Chris Rogers and Chris Gayle, who will play for the county in 2016, have no issues after Gayle’s BBL05 controversy.
Chris Gayle will be returning to Somerset for a six match contract to appear in this seasons NatWest T20 Blast from 1 June.
All-rounder Craig Meschede will be leaving Somerset ahead of the start of the 2016 season and will join Glamorgan where he spent last year on loan.
Marcus Trescothick has stepped down from the Somerset captaincy ahead of the 2016 English domestic season and has been replaced by Australian Chris Rogers.
Luke Ronchi is returning to Somerset as their overseas player for county’s last four LV=County Championship matches of the 2015 season.
Somerset have released left-arm spinner Abdur Rehman from his contract. He will leave the club and return to Pakistan with his family with immediate effect.
There were wins for Yorkshire and Durham on a gloriously sunny day of LV= County Championship action.