On to sport, and in cricket, a near capacity crowd is expected at the County Ground in Taunton today. Somerset are taking on Australia in a four day warm-up match for the Ashes, which starts in less than two weeks.
The contest gets underway at 11am. Captain Marcus Trescothick has a full-strength side to choose from, including England star Nick Compton.
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