Stuart Broad has been cleared to play for Nottinghamshire in two LV= County Championship matches.

The centrally-contracted England bowler will be free to face Derbyshire from Wednesday 24 April at The County Ground and Durham from Monday 29 April at Trent Bridge.

Samit Patel will be available for all cricket whilst Graeme Swann's recovery from elbow surgery will be monitored before he is made available for domestic matches.