White-hot Jerome Taylor, 12 wickets in four matches

By August 09, 2018
Jerome Taylor has lit up the T20 Vitality Series with 12 wickets in his last four matches. Jerome Taylor has lit up the T20 Vitality Series with 12 wickets in his last four matches.

Windies fast bowler Jerome Taylor has been on a hot streak recently in the T20 Vitality Blast in the United Kingdom.

Playing for Somerset, Taylor took 3 for 39 against Hampshire on Wednesday to help his team to a six-wicket win at Southampton. It was the latest exploit of the 34-year-old Taylor who signed with Somerset in the summer.

He has repaid Somerset with some quality performances that has seen him take 12 wickets in four matches since August 1 when he had a season’s best 5 for 15 as Somerset defeated Hampshire by 18 runs.

However, that was only the beginning of the hot streak by the Jamaican, who on August 3 returned figures of 3 for 28 against Essex at Taunton and then followed up with 1 for 33 against Sussex at Hove.

Somerset won all those matches.

 Taylor began slowly for Somerset returning figures of 0 for 29 as they lost to Surrey. They did win against Middlesex two days later despite Taylor have his worst return, 0 for 41.

 

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