Dibble hopes for CLT20 final place

it was a proud moment for Sidmouth estate agent Mike Dibble as he watched recorded action of his son Adam’s first Champions League T20 game with Somerset on Wednesday, when the team cemented a place in the semi-final of the ongoing Champions League T20 by beating rivals Warriors by 12 runs in Bangalore, India, writes Di Bowerman.

Bowler Adam, 20, Sidmouth’s first cricketer to play for Somerset since Frank Irish did 60 years ago, has just signed a new two-year contract with Somerset.

Captain Alfonso Thomas, Steve Kirby and Murali Kartik gained two wickets each, while Adam and Roelof van der Merwe bagged a wicket apiece.

“Adam bowled four overs for 24, at six runs an over, which is very good as far as economy is concerned,” said Mike, who hopes to see Adam chosen for tomorrow (Saturday’s) semi-final, televised at 3.30pm.

Potentially, he could be in Sunday’s final if Somerset get through.

You may also want to watch:

Adam has grown up with cricket and played for Sidmouth Colts. It is his third season as a professional player.

Most Read

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus