Durham Name Strong Squad For Cup Opener

Durham Name Strong Squad For Cup Opener

Durham model the new limited-overs kit sponsored by Port of Tyne

Durham have named a strong 14-man squad for the opening Royal London One-Day Cup fixture against Somerset on Sunday (10.30am start)

John Hastings and Calum MacLeod, fresh from their heroics in the T20 victory over Northamptonshire Steelbacks, both travel to the West Country to take on Marcus Trescothick's side at Taunton.

Mark Wood had a scan on an ankle injury last Friday and although the results were positive, the England Lions fast bowler won't be risked for this match. Jamie Harrison also misses out through injury.

Jon Lewis' men have been drawn in Group B of the new competition along with Glamorgan, Kent, Middlesex, Nottinghamshire, Surrey, Sussex, Warwickshire and Somerset.

Supporters on Sunday will see the introduction of a new tournament and a new kit too.

Durham's striking limited-overs shirt, manufactured by Gray Nicholls and sponsored by Port of Tyne, will be worn throughout the 50-over competition.

Gray Nicholls became Durham's official kit manufacturer at the start of the current season and signed a three year deal with the county champions.

Port of Tyne have been associated with the club since 2010 and were crowned North East Business of the Year in 2013.

As the UK's fastest growing major deep-sea port, Port of Tyne adds £507m to the north east economy and supports over ten thousand jobs.

Durham squad:
23. Mark Stoneman*
19. Phil Mustard+
14. Calum MacLeod
18. Michael Richardson
16. Scott Borthwick
24. Gordon Muchall
5.   Paul Collingwood
70. Gareth Breese
1.   Keaton Jennings
2.   John Hastings
29. Paul Coughlin
9.   Graham Onions
22. Chris Rushworth
17. Ryan Pringle

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