The Steelbacks are on their way to Barbados.

The first team squad has today travelled to Barbados for a 12-day Preseason tour after leaving at 5am from the County Ground.

The whole squad bar new signing Muhammad Azhar Ullah and Overseas signing Trent Copeland have travelled, and top order batsman Rob Newton will join the squad on Thursday from New Zealand.

The tour will see the team take part in six days of cricket action and a further three net practice days –

Wednesday 13th & Thursday 14th: 2 day game vs. Warwickshire
Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th: T20 tournament at Kensington Oval
Wednesday 20th & Thursday 21st: 2 day game vs. Derbyshire. will endeavour to get daily blogs, reports and pictures from the tour.

And here’s a picture of captain Stephen Peters, James Kettleborough and Rob Keogh.

The Steelbacks are on their way to Barbados.