Somerset begin their Twenty20 campaign on Friday evening at home to West Country rivals Gloucestershire.
The Cidermen have been runners-up in the competition eight times.
The match gets underway in Taunton at 5.30pm.
Gloucestershire's Charlotte Dujardin has been awarded an OBE.
The dressage rider, from Newent, was presented the honour by Princess Anne at Buckingham Palace this morning. Dujardin won both an individual and team gold at last summer's Olympics making her just one of four British women to win two golds at the same Games. She said 2012 was a dream come true.
Cash-strapped Gloucester City Football Club faces relegation and eviction from the ground it uses by the end of the month unless it can settle debts. The Tigers owe three months' rent on Whaddon Road under their groundshare agreement with Cheltenham Town.
Unless they can pay by the end of March, the club will be relegated from Blue Square North in the Conference league. Gloucester chairman Nigel Hughes says the club has a total shortfall of around £40,000. More details here
Bristol City have lost 2 - 1 to Crystal Palace, making it their sixth consecutive away defeat. Bristol Rovers lost 2 - 1 at home to Rotherham United in League Two.
In this afternoons Championship match, Bristol beat Rotherham 30 - 20.
Gloucester lost at Wasps 33 - 29 this afternoon, despite scoring four tries, including Mike Tindall's first in the Premiership for two years. However the losing bonus point moves them up to fifth.
Bath had a bonus point win over London Irish in the Premiership.
The home side scored four tries in a 40 - 16 win, with 17 points coming from the boot of Tom Heathcote.
Thousands of athletes with learning disabilities will descend on Bath later in the year, for the National Summer Games. It's organised by the Special Olympics GB, and like the Olympics, only comes round once every four years.
Today officials from the charity were given a preview of what Bath has to offer, as Tim Walsh reports.