Notts trio Stuart Broad, Ryan Sidebottomand Graeme Swann will soon be packing their bags after being called up to tourNew Zealand with England later this month.
England play the Black Caps in two Twenty20internationals before taking part in a five-match One-Day International series,finishing with a three-Test series in March.
Sidebottom is likely to be a key member ofthe side in all formats but Broad will be hoping the seamer-friendly conditionsmeans that he gets to add to his single Test cap.
And Swann should start the Twenty20 andODIs as first-choice spinner, with Monty Panesar only selected for the Testsquad.
The squad arrive in New Zealand on January28 and will return to the UK at the end of March.