William Somerville


Bowls Right Arm Off-Spin

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Somerville was working as an accountant when he was selected to make his First Class debut for NSW. 


Bowls Right Arm Off-Spin






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Will Somerville played his junior cricket in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney before heading to New Zealand for university and a shot at playing a higher level of cricket. 

He made his first-class debut for Otago against Wellington in 2005, but returned home shortly after where he re-joined the Sydney University club. 

Several impressive season's in Grade cricket and the Toyota Futures League saw Somerville called into the NSW Blues team for the start of the 2014-15 Sheffield Shield season. 

He has since proved himself a more than handy stand-in for when Test spinners Nathan Lyon and Stephen O'Keefe are unavailable, and he and O'Keefe have been used in tandem on several occasions when conditions suit. 

He is also a very handy lower order batsman and even scored a First Grade century while batting at number 10 for Sydney University.

Somerville salutes with five

NSW off-spinner Will Somerville collected 5-99 in Tasmania's first-innings of 490 in their Sheffield Shield match in Wollongong

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Sensational Somerville toils for career-best

NSW spinner Will Somerville collected a new personal record with 8-136 from 58.5 overs (2.31 runs per over) against Queensland

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Somerville's super six puts Blues on top

Will Somerville was the difference for the Blues on day three against Queensland, returning career-best figures of 6-108 from 39 overs

Ex Blues spinner picked for NZ

Will Somerville earns first Test call-up for New Zealand's tour of the UAE to play Pakistan

Blues spinner to return to New Zealand

Will Somerville to pursue a new opportunity across the Tasman

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