CHARLIE Ewels will captain Bath in the Anglo-Welsh Cup semi final against Northampton Saints at the Rec tomorrow night (7.45pm).

Ewels starts in the second row, with Tom Ellis marking his return to the starting line-up in the back row.

Tom Homer continues at full-back, with Darren Atkins and Cooper Vuna on the right and left wing respectively.

James Wilson switches from fly-half to inside centre to partner Will Hurrell in the midfield.

Josh Lewis and Chris Cook are the half-back combination as Bath chase a place in next weekend's final at Gloucester's Kingsholm.

In the front row, Nathan Charles starts at hooker, and will be joined either side by Beno Obano and Max Lahiff.

Ewels features alongside Levi Douglas in the second row, with Ellis coming into the fold at blindside flanker.

Josh Bayliss continues his run in the team at openside, with James Phillips starting at number eight.

Bath: 15. Tom Homer, 14. Darren Atkins, 13. Will Hurrell, 12. James Wilson, 11. Cooper Vuna, 10. Josh Lewis, 9. Chris Cook, 1. Beno Obano, 2. Nathan Charles, 3. Max Lahiff, 4. Levi Douglas, 5. Charlie Ewels (captain), 6. Tom Ellis, 7. Josh Bayliss, 8. James Phillips.

Replacements: 16. Michael van Vuuren, 17. Nathan Catt, 18. Henry Thomas, 19. Elliott Stooke, 20. Paul Grant, 21. Kahn Fotuali’i, 22. Aled Brew, 23. Matt Banahan.