Somerset return to the scene of one of their more significant victories of 2005 this evening when they visit Northamptonshire in the Twenty20 Cup.
The Sabres won off the penultimate ball in last season's quarter-final to qualify for the finals day at the Oval, where memorable victories against Leicestershire and Lancashire gave them a first trophy in four years.
"We have good memories of Northampton but we know we face a strong batting line-up," director of cricket Brian Rose said.
"We all know what a threat Lance Klusener can be, and they have Sourav Ganguly at the top of the order with (Usman) Afzaal."
Rose knows his bowlers will have to be on top of their games, and insists Andrew Caddick will have a role to play in the county's Twenty20 Cup defence.
A fit Caddick was left out of the Somerset team that thrashed Gloucestershire at Taunton on Tuesday. Rose said: "He was fit for selection but we just chose to keep the team that did so well in Ireland in the C &G Trophy on Sunday.
"But I am sure he will come back in for the later games, perhaps on some of the pitches we might get away from home."
Meanwhile, the news on skipper Ian Blackwell, who had feared he may miss the rest of the season due to shoulder surgery, is getting more positive.
"The surgeon says there is a possibility he might be ready to play by mid to late August," Rose added.
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