Andre Adams will make his return to action when Nottinghamshire open their LV= County Championship campaign against Worcestershire at Trent Bridge on Thursday.

The New Zealander will replace a bowler in a line-up otherwise unchanged from the draw against Loughborough MCCU.

New signings James Taylor and Michael Lumb will both feature with in form batsman Neil Edwards set to open alongside Alex Hales.

Steven Mullaney is also included in a 13-man squad with play starting at 11am.

Nottinghamshire team to face Worcestershire (from): Alex Hales, Neil Edwards, Michael Lumb, James Taylor, Riki Wessele, Chris Read ©, Paul Franks, Ben Phillips, Graeme White, Luke Fletcher, Andre Adams, Andy Carter, Steven Mullaney

Worcestershire team (from): Mitchell*, Klinger, Solanki, Ali, Kervezee, Cameron, Scott+, Choudhry, Lucas, Jones,  Richardson, Shantry