And so, to July in Somerset’s gruelling 2017 season and the miracle of Scarborough. I attended fewer away matches in 2017 than I have been able to of late. Scarborough was one I did not attend. Instead I followed it from, as I put it in my report, 253 miles behind fine leg. Although there were more defeats to come, Scarborough was the turning point of the season. There is a report on the first day, summaries of the second and third days and a post-match review written just after the match. The review looks at where Somerset were and to the future for the Somerset team. As I saw it in 2017 …
As usual in this series the original reports are contained within quotation marks and are in a darker font.
~ YORKSHIRE ~
“It is not the win of itself, nor the win in the context of this season, nor just the manner of the win but the shape of the team which won the victory which lends the feel of history on the turn.”
Specsavers County Championship. First Division. Scarborough. 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th July 2017. Yorkshire v Somerset.Read More »