Captain Marcus North back for Glam T20 trip to Somerset

Friends Life Twenty20: Somerset v Glamorgan

  • Venue: The County Ground, Taunton
  • Date: Friday, 19 July
  • Start: 17:30 (BST)

Coverage: Live commentary on BBC Radio Wales MW & BBC Sport website; live scorecard online

Captain Marcus North returns to the Glamorgan side for the Friends Life T20 clash with Somerset.

North missed the seven wicket defeat to Northamptonshire for personal reasons but will lead the side in Taunton.

Matthew Mott, Glamorgan's head of elite performance, also recalls bowler Michael Hogan who was been rested to back into the side.

"Marcus comes back into the side and he gives us a lot of stability with his batting," said Mott.

"So he will be welcomed back and Michael Hogan is back after being rested for the match in Lancashire."

Glamorgan are favourites to make the quarter-finals of this season's T20, having won four of their five games so far.

The Welsh county will be looking to rediscover some form after the draw in their County Championship Division Two clash with Lancashire at Old Trafford on Thursday.

Mott wants his side to return to winning ways and is confident Glamorgan can do the "double" over Somerset after their nine-wicket victory at the Swalec Stadium in the T20.

"We have given them a run for their money in recent years and I don't think we have been in better shape than we are now to take them on," said Mott.

"We had convincing win against them last week and we are full of confidence in this format.

"We had a narrow loss to Northants, but we are pretty comfortable about where we are as a team.

"We have a good balance and we go there with a lot of confidence."