Latest Cricket News: Broken finger ends Australia batsman Matt Renshaw’s Somerset spell

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  • Australia opener Matt Renshaw suffered a broken finger in the Championship match for Somerset CCC on Friday, which ended his stint for the current season
  • Being reported in England cricket news, Somerset county cricket club head coach Jason Kerr expressed grief on the development

Australia opening batsman Matt Renshaw will not be playing for Somerset County Cricket Club (Somerset CCC) again this summer in the county season. The news spread like wildfire in latest cricket news today as he suffered from a broken finger during the after suffering from a broken finger in their Championship defeat against Surrey. The development is so recent, that it will still be making rounds in the latest cricket news today or cricket news live.

The 22-year-old dasher was due to stay at Taunton until 30 June and return on 19 August for the rest of the season to play for the Somerset CCC (Somerset County Cricket Club). Matt Renshaw had been contributing with powerful knocks, landing in England cricket news more than a couple of times. The youngster who features in Australia cricket team as well, had totalled 513 runs in six Championship games, which included three centuries, and a 180 in six One-Day Cup innings.

Somerset CCC coach Jason Kerr regrets Matt Renshaw’s injury

Speaking about Matt Renshaw injury, Somerset CCC head coach Jason Kerr said, as reported by BBC, 

“It’s a huge blow to us because he has been brilliant both on and off the field. Matt sustained a fracture on the top of his finger. After speaking with Cricket Australia it has been agreed that he will return to Australia sooner rather than later. Sadly for us that means it is the end of his time with Somerset this season.”

Somerset county cricket club have never won the Championship title, but were top of the table prior to their innings defeat at Guildford against Surrey on Friday. And as was being reported in England cricket news, Matt Renshaw was bowled out when the team was at 18 runs.

Renshaw was signed by the Somerset county cricket club after compatriot Cameron Bancroft was banned for nine months for his part in the ball-tampering scandal during Australia’s tour to South Africa, something which was all over England cricket news and is even making waves in latest cricket news today.

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