Cambridge UCCE v Essex News
Essex have named the following side to play Cambridge UCCE in a three-day match at Fenner’s, starting on Wednesday (May 9).
Mark Pettini (capt/wkt)
Ryan ten Doeschate
Grant Flower (hamstring) and Jahid Ahmed (back) are fit again so are available to play their opening first-class match of the season. Meanwhile, Graham Napier also plays his first first-class match of the season after featuring in two Friends Provident Trophy games.
Mark Pettini deputises for the rested Ronnie Irani and James Foster as Captain and wicketkeeper respectively.
18-year-old batsman Tom Westley makes his first-class debut after making his first senior appearance in last season’s one-day match against Sri Lanka at The Ford County Ground.
A full fitness bulletin from Physio Mark Thomas will appear on the ECCC website soon.
Play is scheduled to get underway at 11.00am at Fenner’s on each day.