Leicestershire skipper won the toss and asked India to bat first in India's third tour game on Monday. India will be without their skipper MS Dhoni and Suresh Raina will lead Team India in his absence.
India's tour match against Kent on Friday was reduced to a twenty overs per side clash after persistent rain and a wet outfield delayed the start of the game which was initially supposed to be a 50 over affair.
Somerset 425/3dec,260/2dec; Indians 224-allout,69/0,Match drawn
MM Patel 0* SK Raina 31* CM Willoughby 16.5-5-50-6 AC Thomas 11-1-50-1
Start delayed due to rain - Indians trail by 285 runs with 1 wicket remaining in the 1st innings
Rain delayed the start of the final day's play in the three-day tour game between the visiting Indian team and Somerset.
The Indians were tottering at 138 for eight in reply to Somerset' 425 for three. For India, Suresh Raina was unbeaten on 30 while Sachin Tendulkar managed only 26. Pacer Charl Willoughby caused the maximum damage taking five for 50.