HEREFORDSHIRE County Cricket Clubs Xl begin their season with a 50-overs-a-side match against Gloucestershire 2nd Xl at Wyeside on Sunday, starting at 11.30am. Gloucestershire director of coaching Andy Stovold this week held a coaching session for 25 players from the HCCC squad and Herefordshire's under-17 side.

HCCC squad: S Williams (capt), R Symonds, E Symonds (Kington), E Rollings, A Butterworth (Luctonians), H Langford (Cheltenham and Kington), N Price, J Walker, A Hewlett, M Arif, A Watkins (Brockhampton), S Ahmed, J Khalid (Eastnor).