Mascarenhas wins the toss; Royals bowl first
Hampshire Royals skipper Dimitri Mascarenhas has won the toss and elected to bowl first against the Somerset Sabres in the second of todays Friends Life t20 semi finals at the SWALEC Stadium in Cardiff.
The clash will pit the Royals against the Sabres in a rematch of the 2011 final which saw the Royals sneak home to win the title for the first time thanks to a dramatic last ball victory.
Hampshire Royal squad - JHK Adams*, MA Carberry, JM Vince, ND McKenzie, SM Katich, SM Ervine, LA Dawson, AD Mascarenhas, CP Wood, MD Bates†, DR Briggs, H Riazuddin, BM Shafayat, Kabir Ali, DA Griffiths.
Somerset Sabres squad - C Kieswetter†, RE Levi, ME Trescothick*, JC Hildreth, JC Buttler, PD Trego, L Gregory, AV Suppiah, AC Thomas, MTC Waller, SP Kirby, CAJ Meschede, SD Snell, KJ O'Brien.