Apr 5, 2016: A few of Somerset's off-season decisions appear a little short-term, but the arrival big names for the T20 Blast will boost chances of silverware
Somerset v Warwickshire, LV= Championship, Division One, Taunton, 1st day
Sep 22, 2015: A James Hildreth century and another key innings from Marcus Trescothick saw Somerset into a strong position at the end of the first day against Warwickshire
Somerset v Worcestershire, LV= Championship, Division One, Taunton, 1st day
Aug 21, 2015: James Hildreth helped himself to a fourth first-class century of the season as Somerset batted themselves into a strong position against Worcestershire on the first day of their LV= County Championship game at Taunton
Somerset v New Zealanders, Taunton, 4th day
May 11, 2015: New Zealand took just over 90 minutes to get their tour underway with a 66-run victory at Taunton and their coach, Mike Hesson, delivered a calm message of confidence
Worcestershire v Somerset, LV= County Championship Div One, New Rd, 3rd day
May 5, 2015: Embarrassing though this was for Somerset, bowled out for just 90 and struggling to work out why they have lost all three of their matches so far, Worcestershire can only be encouraged.
Worcestershire v Somerset, LV= County Championship Div 1, New Rd, 1st day
May 3, 2015: Charlie Morris reached a new milestone in a fast-developing career as Worcestershire dismissed Somerset for 250 on the opening day of the County Championship meeting between teams who each lost their first two matches of the season.
Somerset v Middlesex, LV= Championship, Division One, Taunton, 1st day
Apr 26, 2015: Marcus Trescothick hit a 129-ball century as he and James Hildreth put Somerset in command before a major last-session collapse halted their momentum
Somerset v Middlesex, Taunton, 2nd day
Sep 16, 2014: A match that started with Middlesex facing the outside possibility of relegation looks likely to end with them staring it in the face. It is entirely possible they will leave Taunton with only one point
Somerset v Durham, Royal London Cup, Group B, Taunton
Jul 27, 2014: Somerset James Hildreth hit a breathtaking 146 not out and Lewis Gregory an unbeaten 105 as Somerset began their Royal London One-Day Cup campaign with a five-wicket victory over Durham
Nov 22, 2013: Somerset have announced that Marcus Trescothick will remain as captain for next season, ending speculation surrounding Taunton. James Hildreth has been appointed vice-captain.
Nottinghamshire v Somerset, Trent Bridge, 3rd day
Sep 26, 2013: Nottinghamshire and Somerset continued to make the most of batsmen-friendly conditions after learning that their Division One status had already been preserved for another season
Nottinghamshire v Somerset, Trent Bridge, 2nd day
Sep 25, 2013: James Hildreth batted beautifully, scoring at roughly a run a ball for his entire innings, and soothed talk of a possible Somerset relegation
Somerset v Derbyshire, Taunton, 2nd day
Sep 4, 2013: There was relief and hope for Somerset: relief that their pitch had been given the all-clear following several sessions of close scrutiny, and some hope of a vital backs-to-the-wall victory
Middlesex v Somerset, YB40 Group C, Lord's
Jun 4, 2013: James Hildreth's unbeaten century was ultimately in vain for Somerset as Middlesex snatched a four-wicket win in the last over at Lord's.
Somerset v Yorkshire, Taunton, 4th day
May 31, 2013: Once Somerset had avoided the follow on with their penultimate pair at the crease, a draw was the only realistic result
Somerset v Yorkshire, Taunton, 3rd day
May 30, 2013: Marcus Trescothick has never known a season like this one. Not, personally, with the bat and neither, collectively, as a team
Yorkshire v Somerset, YB40 Group C, Headingley
May 11, 2013: Yorkshire crashed to defeat by 131 runs in Saturday's Yorkshire Bank 40 match at Headingley after their batsmen were unable to match a vicious assault from Somerset, who piled up 338 for 5 off their 40 overs.
Sussex v Somerset, Hove, 4th day
Sep 7, 2012: Somerset surged to a five-wicket victory over Sussex that gives them the opportunity to steal the runners-up position in Division One at the last
Somerset v Nottinghamshire, Taunton, 3rd day
Aug 9, 2012: Nottinghamshire, looking for their second LV= County Championship title in three seasons, were second best against title outsiders Somerset
Somerset v Essex, Flt20 Quarter-final, Taunton
Jul 24, 2012: Somerset, given the fillip of having their adored captain back in their side, will contest FLt20 finals day for the fourth year in succession after a 27-run win over Essex
Thirty years ago England were battered, bruised, broken and blackwashed in the Caribbean