T20 Blast 2020 Central Group match, Somerset vs Gloucestershire played today at The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton. In which Gloucestershire won the match by 11 runs.
Somerset won the toss and invited Gloucestershire to bat first, Gloucestershire batted first, scored 205 runs loss of 6 wickets in perfectible 20 overs. Gloucestershire started very well, Ian Cockbain played a brilliant half-century inning of 50 runs in 27 balls, and at the end, Benny Howell played very fastly unbeaten 49 runs in 18 balls, apart from this Jack Taylor played unbeaten 31 runs in 31 balls, Miles Hammond scored 27 runs in 21 balls, Chris Dent scored 16 runs in 9 balls, Ryan Higgins 10 run in 6 balls, and George Scott scored 9 runs in 9 balls. In this way, Gloucestershire batted first after lost the toss, scored 205 runs loss of 6 wickets in perfectible 20 overs, and set a target of 206 runs for Somerset.
Somerset's ballers- Max Waller got 3 wickets, Lewis Gregory, Josh Davey, and Roelof van der Merwe got 1-1 wicket.
In the second innings, Somerset chasing 206 runs, Somerset could score only 192 runs loss of 8 wickets, they are failed to reach the target in the prescribed 20 overs and lost the match by 11 runs. Will Smeed played a brilliant half-century inning of 82 runs in 49 balls, Lewis Gregory scored 38 runs in 21 balls, Tom Lammonby 17 runs in6 balls, Steven Davies 12 runs in 10 balls, Josh Davey unbeaten 6 runs in 4 balls, Tom Abell 5 runs in 5 balls, George Bartlett 4 runs in 5 balls, Roelof van der Merwe 4 runs in 2 balls, and Ollie Sale unbeaten 2 runs in 2 balls. In this way Somerset chasing 192 runs, they could manage 192 runs in prescribed 20 loss of 8 wickets and lost the match by 11 runs.
Gloucestershire's ballers- Ryan Higgins got 3 wickets, David Payne got 2 wickets, and Benny Howell got 1 wicket.
Man of the match- Will Smeed from Somerset team selected for the man of the match, he played brilliantly a half-century inning of 82 runs, with 5 sixes and 6 boundaries in 49 balls.