Tuesday 15 May 2007 

Vaas Ready For First Middlesex Start Of The Season

Chaminda Vaas is all set to make his first appearance of the season for Middlesex in the LV County Championship Division Two clash against Derbyshire.

The Sri Lankan left-arm bowler is included in the 13-man squad which will travel to Derby. Andrew Strauss is on international duty and misses out while Indian spinner Murali Kartik is absent with a hamstring injury.

Chris Silverwood is back in the side having recovered from shin problems. Richard Johnson makes way as Nick Compton and Ben Hutton are recalled.