Tuesday 29 July 2008 

Durham Name Squad For Nottinghamshire Clash

Durham CCC, who are currently third in the LV County Championship with a game in hand, travel to Trent Bridge this week where they will face Nottinghamshire. (Wednesday 30th July – Saturday 2nd August).

Head Coach Geoff Cook has named the team that will play, which includes Shivnarine Chanderpaul, who has just claimed top spot in the ICC Test rankings for batsmen. Will Smith will be looking to maintain his current form following his double century against Surrey in Durham’s last Championship match.

Paul Collingwood is unavailable for selection after being included in the England squad for their third npower Test Match against South Africa this week. It is expected that Stephen Harmison will remain with the England squad until after the toss on Day 1 of the Test and will then join up with the Durham squad after missing out on a place in the side.

Squad:

Michael Di Venuto (23)
Mark Stoneman (26)
Will Smith (2)
Dale Benkenstein (44) Captain
Shivnarine Chanderpaul (3)
Ben Harmison (14)
Phil Mustard (19) Wicket Keeper
Liam Plunkett (20)
Paul Wiseman (8)
Graham Onions (9)
Callum Thorp (36)

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