Marcus Trescothick: Somerset opener to have surgery on broken foot


Somerset are unbeaten in their opening three County Championship games – winning two

Somerset opener Marcus Trescothick is to have surgery on Monday on the broken foot he suffered during their draw with Lancashire last week.

The 42-year-old former England batsman broke the fifth metatarsal on his right foot but continued batting to reach a 65th first-class century.

Neither Somerset nor Trescothick have put a timeframe on his recovery.

“I’ll definitely still be hanging around the place and trying to help the other lads as much as I can,” he said.

Somerset head coach Jason Kerr told the club website: