Hampshire, who can go top of the NatWest T20 Blast South Group with a big win over Middlesex Panthers today, have included new signing Nathan Rimmington in their squad.
Rimmington is named in Hampshire’s 13-man squad alongside all-rounder Liam Dawson, who is set to return from injury.
Owais Shah is not in the hosts’ party as he is in line for Caribbean Premier League action.
A convincing victory for second-place Hampshire could see them knock Essex Eagles off the summit, albeit having played three more games.
Bottom side Middlesex will be led by England’s Eoin Morgan in a match that pits in-form batsmen Jimmy Adams and Dawid Malan against one another.
NatWest T20 Blast fact
* Hampshire have won nine of their last 11 completed Twenty20 matches against Middlesex.