Somerset Sabres skipper Marcus Trescothick has won the toss and decided to field first against the Sussex Sharks in the first game of this years Friends Provident T20 tournament.
The Sharks will be looking to get their title defence off to a winning start against the Sabres who they beat in last years Twenty20 Cup final.
With steady rain throughout the day; the covers are on the wicket at the County Ground in Hove but play is expected to get under way after a short delay.
Sussex Sharks team - LJ Wright, MW Goodwin, CD Nash, EC Joyce, DR Smith, MH Yardy*, Yasir Arafat, AJ Hodd†, JS Gatting, RSC Martin-Jenkins, RJ Kirtley.
Somerset Sabres team - ME Trescothick*, C Kieswetter, NRD Compton, Z de Bruyn, JC Hildreth, JC Buttler†, PD Trego, BJ Phillips, AC Thomas, M Kartik, ML Turner.