County Cricket Round-Up - 5th May
Tomorrow’s Fixtures: (all matches start at 1345 BST, 1245 GMT)
day three, Tour Match, Derbyshire v New Zealanders at Derby
Group A, YB40, Warwickshire v Kent at Edgbaston
The Bears are again without the injured pair of Rikki Clarke and Jim Troughton, with Ian Bell set to skipper the side. They have also rested wicket-keeper Tim Ambrose and will hand a debut to Pete McKay. Limited-overs regulars Darren Maddy and Steffan Piolet also return to the squad.
Warwickshire squad: Ian Bell (captain), Varun Chopra, Jonathan Trott, William Porterfield, Darren Maddy, Laurie Evans, Chris Woakes, Steffan Piolet, Pete McKay, Jeetan Patel, Chris Wright, Tom Milnes, Recardo Gordon, Ateeq Javid.
Kent welcome back Sam Billings for his first outing of the season after the 21 year-old impressed in the competition last season. Also included after missing out for Kent so far in the Championship this season are Adam Ball, Adam Riley and Ben Harmison, with Mike Powell, Daniel Bell-Drummond and Charlie Shreck missing out.
Kent squad: James Tredwell (captain), Rob Key, Sam Billings, Sam Northeast, Brendan Nash, Darren Stevens, Ben Harmison, Geraint Jones, Matt Coles, Adam Ball, Mark Davies, Calum Haggett, Adam Riley.
Group B, YB40, Lancashire v Durham at Old Trafford
The home side have rested their captain Glen Chapple for their Yorkshire Bank 40 opener, with Simon Katich skippering the side in his absence. Also missing are James Anderson and Tom Smith, who is injured.
Lancashire squad: Simon Katich (captain), Stephen Moore, Karl Brown, Steven Croft, Ashwell Prince, Paul Horton, Wayne White, Gareth Cross, Stephen Parry, Kyle Hogg, Simon Kerrigan, Jordan Clark, Luke Procter, Oliver Newby.
Durham squad (probable): Dale Benkenstein (captain), Phil Mustard, Mark Stoneman, Ben Stokes, Paul Collingwood, Gordon Muchall, Scott Borthwick, Gareth Breese, Mark Wood, Chris Rushworth, Graham Onions, Will Smith, Ryan Pringle.
Group B, YB40, Surrey v Hampshire at The Oval
Graeme Smith's first game in charge of the 2011 Clydesdale Bank 40 champions sees Cambridge University's Zafar Ansari and Zimbabwe-born all-rounder Tom Curran included in a 14-man squad,
Surrey squad: Graeme Smith (captain), Steven Davies, Jason Roy, Vikram Solanki, Gary Wilson, Zander de Bruyn, Zafar Ansari, Gareth Batty, Jon Lewis, Gary Keedy, Jade Dernbach, Tim Linley, Tom Jewell, Tom Curran.
Hampshire squad (probable): Jimmy Adams (captain), Michael Carberry, Liam Dawson, George Bailey, James Vince, Sean Ervine, Adam Wheater, Chris Wood, Michael Bates, Danny Briggs, David Griffiths, Hamza Riazuddin.
Group C, YB40, Middlesex v Glamorgan at Lord’s
The Panthers have announced a 14-man squad that is captained by Neil Dexter but includes four-day captain Chris Rogers. Also included among the 14 names are Scotland all-rounder Josh Davey and spin bowler Tom Smith.
Middlesex squad: Neil Dexter (captain), Joe Denly, Sam Robson, Chris Rogers, Dawid Malan, Paul Stirling, John Simpson, Gareth Berg, Ollie Rayner, Tim Murtagh, Toby Roland-Jones, Tom Smith, Corey Collymore, Josh Davey.
Glamorgan have named the same 13-man squad that was on duty today against the Yorkshire Vikings for their trip to Lord’s.
Glamorgan squad: Marcus North (captain) Will Bragg, Mark Wallace, Chris Cooke, Jim Allenby, Murray Goodwin, Ben Wright, Graham Wagg, John Glover, Dean Cosker, Michael Hogan, Mike Reed, Will Own, John Glover.
Group C, YB40, Unicorns v Gloucestershire at Wormsley
Gloucestershire squad (probable): Michael Klinger (captain), Chris Dent, Hamish Marshall, Benny Howell, Alex Gidman, Ian Cockbain, Will Gidman, Ed Young, Gareth Roderick, Jack Taylor, David Payne, Graeme McCarter.
Weather Forecast: Tomorrow will be warmer than today with highs of between 17 and 20 degrees Celsius. Most places will be sunny throughout with only patchy cloud at times.
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