Northamptonshire are set to name an unchanged XI when they entertain Derbyshire in the LV County Championship Division Two.
South African-born all-rounder Andrew Hall should be fit despite suffering an abductor strain during the draw at Worcestershire last time out.
Monty Panesar is on England duty, while Johann Louw, Stephen Peters and Andrew Crook are also expected to miss out having played no part at New Road.
Derbyshire captain Rikki Clarke has been dropped for the trip to Wantage Road.
The all-rounder has averaged just 22 with bat since arriving from Surrey during the winter.
Batsman Dan Birch is fit after stomach bug meaning there is no place for Paul Borrington, who was on stand-by.
Seam bowler Tom Lungley misses out due to a knee injury.