Warwickshire Bears skipper Jim Troughton has won the toss and elected to bowl first against the Durham Dynamos at the Riverside Ground in Chester-le-Street in the first of tonight Friends Life t20 matches.
Both teams will be looking to get their Friends Life t20 campaigns off to a good start with a victory tonight; the Dynamos come into the game leading the County Championship.
They also are able to call of the vast experience of Twenty20 World Cup winning skipper Paul Collingwood who is available to play after his retirement from test cricket during the winter.
Durham Synamos team - P Mustard†, GJ Muchall, ID Blackwell, PD Collingwood, DM Benkenstein*, GR Breese, LE Plunkett, ME Claydon, C Rushworth, G Onions.
Warwickshire Bears team - V Chopra, NM Carter, WTS Porterfield, DL Maddy, JO Troughton*, TR Ambrose†, R Clarke, KHD Barker, SA Piolet, JS Patel, AS Miller.