Final Up to date: 25/09/20 10:20am
Essex as soon as once more stand in the best way of Somerset’s lengthy anticipate first-class honours as the 2 go face to face within the closing of the Bob Willis Trophy at Lord’s.
County champions Essex edged out their west nation rivals in 2019 to assert their second title in three years, whereas the dominant sides completed third and second in 2018.
That prolonged Somerset’s County Championship drought – the membership having now gone 129 years with out profitable the pennant – amid the frustration of three runners-up spots within the final 4 seasons.
See who comes out on high over 4 days by watching our reside YouTube stream of the match by clicking on the video above.
The cricket community has joined forces with Prostate Most cancers UK for the ultimate to boost consciousness and help for the charity and the numerous work it does.
Prostate most cancers will have an effect on one in eight males within the UK sooner or later of their lives, with that statistic rising to 1 in 4 for black males. It’s now probably the most commonly-diagnosed most cancers within the UK – with males aged over 45 within the ‘most at-risk class’ – to strengthen the necessity for motion.
Followers can donate £10 to Prostate Most cancers UK by texting BOB to 70004.
This month, Prostate Most cancers UK launched a new online risk checker, when males and their households can discover out if they’re at elevated threat of the illness and what steps they’ll take.
The checker is on the Prostate Most cancers UK web site: www.prostatecanceruk.org
The winners’ trophy is predicated on a portrait of the good paceman by his widow Lauren.
Nasser Hussain, one among Willis’ successors as nationwide skipper and a former Sky Sports activities colleague, stated:
“Bob was so obsessed with cricket and it is fantastic to see his household persevering with that Willis ardour of their help of Prostate Most cancers UK and serving to to guarantee that different males do not must undergo what he did.”