Somerset won the toss and opted to go to bat, as in the words of Somerset Cup Match Captain, Jordan DeSilva: “to score a lot of runs early”.

At this hour the two-day annual classic is about to get underway under sunny skies and no rain in sight for at least the next few days.

Be sure to tune in later tonight for a two-part special presentation by yours truly, starting at 8pm tonight and at 9pm on FRESH TV on Cable Channel 3 and uploaded simultaneously on 

Part One Features: Immediate SCC Past President, Alfred Maybury, the club’s youngest-ever President, Vashun Blanchette, ‘Stat-Man’ Howard Berkeley, Quinton ‘Pitbull’ Talbot, the legendary Clyde Best, Sports Minister Michael Weeks, Stephen and Michael Dunkley and Mr Pepsi, Paul Spring of Dunkley’s Dairy – Proud Lead Title Sponsors with the Ministry of Tourism and Economic Development with the Ministry of Sports and Social Development.

Part Two Features: The GREAT John and Janeiro Tucker aka ‘Mr Cup Match’ with guest co-host Darren Butch Burchall.

It’s a MUST-SEE! Believe That!