Having signed for the Bears from Yorkshire, Nottinghamborn Rhodes has spent the winter in Australia, playing grade cricket
for Willetton, in Perth.
Hose has spent the winter in Adelaide, playing grade cricket
for Kensington District, and will return to England at the end of this month, from which point he was expecting to be at Edgbaston for the rest of pre-season.
The Bears batsman has spent the last three months in Adelaide where he has been playing grade cricket
for Kensington District.
The 29-year-old has never played the game but was introduced to it by her father and has worked her way up the umpiring ranks from grade cricket
Back then, he was still a teenager yet to make his professional debut and testing the water in grade cricket
He has spent several seasons over the past decade travelling to play Grade cricket
, finding a life companion along the way and generally making friendly acquaintances.
The 32-year-old sustained the break to a finger on his right hand during grade cricket
for Manly on the weekend and is now expected to miss at least the opening three rounds of the Sheffield Shield, ahead of the Ashes opener at the Gabba from November 23.
He has since returned in grade cricket
, with one outing for Western Sydney in February, and is ready to expand his portfolio again.
Nick is a talented young player who will have an opportunity to score runs for the county as he has done in grade cricket
in Australia and in Second XI cricket over here.
The two, whose ban for spot-fixing lifts on September 2, will be required to take part in an anti-corruption educational programme, have sessions with a psychologist, and ply their trade in grade cricket
for a start.
damaging to the interest of the large number of its promising and upcoming youngsters looking forward for a chance for induction into high grade cricket
, it said.
Back in January, Borthwick was plucked from Aussie grade cricket
to play in the fifth and final Ashes Test, but he has not pulled on an England shirt since.