Somerset County Cricket Club have signed Pakistan international Sohail Tanvir for the 2015 NatWest T20 Blast.
The 30 year old left-arm medium-fast bowler is known for his unique action and has over 100 caps for his country.
Somerset and England wicketkeeper Craig Kieswetter will see a number of specialists over the next few weeks as he continues to battle back from a serious eye injury he sustained last season.
The coach is planning on the assumption that Mr Kieswetter won't be playing for the summer, but will be delighted to have him back if the results from the specialist prove positive.
Somerset County Cricket Club have signed Jim Allenby from Glamorgan on a permanent contract.
The 32 year old was born in Western Australia, but is England qualified. Last season he scored 969 runs and took 54 wickets in the LV= County Championship. He has played for Glamorgan since 2009.
Somerset County Cricket Club’s players swapped their cricket whites for chef whites and their helmets for hobs this week when they took part in a special charity event.
“Wicket To Waiter” saw members of the 1st team squad go from crease to kitchen as they helped to prepare, cook and serve a three course dinner at Brazz in Taunton which raised more than £2,500 for Brainwave and The Somerset Wildlife Trust.