Smith and Pothas return for visit to Durham
Robin Smith, Nic Pothas and Alan Mullally all return to Frizzell Championship action for the visit north to Chester-le-Street and the Division Two clash with Durham.
Smith has been absent for 6 weeks and Pothas four with hamstring injuries. Mullally is expected to play and James Tomlinson replaces James Bruce in the squad.
Simon Katich returns to Durham where he played a successful season in 2000.
The Hampshire squad: Derek Kenway, James Adams, Simon Katich, John Crawley (captain), Robin Smith, John Francis, Nic Pothas (wicket-keeper), Dimitri Mascarenhas, Shaun Udal, Chaminda Vaas, Chris Tremlett, Alan Mullally and James Tomlinson.