Notts’ director of cricket Mick Newell has named a 16-strong squad for the pre-season tour of Barbados.

New signings Michael Lumb, James Taylor and Harry Gurney are all included, with Graeme White travelling as the only front-line spinner after Samit Patel’s elevation to the full England Test squad.

A variety of fixtures have been arranged for the 11-day tour, including 2 x 40 over contests, a 2-day match, plus a series of T20 matches in the third running of the Barbados T20 Cup.

Five other county sides, Warwickshire, Yorkshire, Hampshire, Derbyshire and Leicestershire will also be heading to the Caribbean, with local opposition being supplied by Barbados, plus the Combined Campuses and Colleges side.

Notts squad:
Chris Read (captain), Alex Hales, Michael Lumb, Karl Turner, Neil Edwards, James Taylor, Riki Wessels, Steven Mullaney. Scott Elstone, Paul Franks, Graeme White, Ben Phillips, Andrew Carter, Luke Fletcher, Harry Gurney, George Bacon and Jake Ball.

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