Hampshire take 12 players to Hove on Monday for a two day friendly match. Michael Brown signed form Middlesex in the close season, and Billy Taylor from Sussex, make their first appearances for the club.

Aussies Shane Warne and Michael Clarke arriving on the 10th April (in time for the open day), Shane Watson will be arriving in early May.

Dimitri Mascarenhas has just returned from Australia, so sits out this practise encounter.

Hampshire 12: Michael Brown, Derek Kenway, John Crawley, Will Kendall, Lawrence Prittipaul, Nic Pothas, James Hamblin, Shaun Udal, Chris Tremlett, Billy Taylor, Alan Mullally and James Hibberd.