Monday 11 August 2008 

Essex Name 13-Man Squad For Trip To Middlesex

Essex have named a 13-man squad for their LV County Championship match against Warwickshire at Edgbaston, starting on Tuesday (August 12).

Alastair Cook is rested on ECB instruction following his appearance for England in the fourth Test against South Africa at the Brit Oval, which ended on Monday.

Meanwhile, Ravinder Bopara is unavailable as he is due to play for the England Lions in their One Day warm-up match against South Africa at Grace Road on Thursday.

Both players have been made available to appear for the Essex Eagles in the Friends Provident Trophy against Kent Spitfires at Lord’s on Saturday.

Essex have no injury problems.

Essex (from): Jason Gallian, Varun Chopra, Grant Flower, Mark Pettini, James Foster, Ryan ten Doeschate, James Middlebrook, Graham Napier, Chris Wright, David Masters, Danish Kaneria, Tim Phillips, Tony Palladino

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