Vikram Solanki is a loyal servant and regular runs contributor and Saeed Ajmal looks a good choice of overseas star for the second half of the season, but the rest of the squad has a distinctly journeymen look about it.
Worcester are very good at getting promoted, but very bad at not immediately getting relegated back to whence they came - in fact they are the ultimate yo-yo county. And this squad appears to be significantly weaker than the one that failed to escape the trap door last time.
Solanki apart, Moeen Ali appears to be a talented batsman and now has the stage in Division 1 to try and fulfil his promise.
Look out for…
The gap between Worcester and the rest at the bottom of the table. It should be significant.
A distant 9th – Worcestershire have less chance of survival than Bob Willis has of being given a Mr Happy award.
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