BROMYARD Cricket Club will hope to bounce back from last summer’s relegation with a strong showing in their Worcestershire League Division Two derby at Worcester Dominies.

Bromyard will be hoping for a positive result in tomorrow’s curtain-raiser (1pm) against a Dominies side bolstered by the return of bowlers James Gerrish and Sajid Ali from Pershore and Eastnor respectively.

Bromyard are keen to put behind them last summer’s turmoil which saw the resignation of skipper James Hine midway through the campaign and several high-profile departures.

The Flaggoners Green outfit are being captained this term by 23-year-old left-arm spinner Will Yarnold.

South African all-rounder Josh van Rensburg is Bromyard’s new overseas player and will spearhead the attack with former Herefordshire all-rounder Greg Leighton.

The duo will also bat in the top order for Bromyard, who are hoping former Pakistani professional Zahid Saeed will be available for at least half of the fixtures.

University of Worcester duo Tom Bussey and Keiran Fowler will bolster Bromyard’s squad for the first couple of months of the season.

Bromyard are keen to see young batsmen George Godsall, James Owens and George Leighton, and 14-year-old off-spinner Jamie Abell, start to fulfil their potential.

The exodus from the north Hereford club includes former chairman and opener Ash Bullock, who has joined Old Elizabethans in Division Two of the Birmingham League.

Ryan Tongue (now Brockhampton) left midway through last season, while Ian Bullock also departed and joined Brockhampton.