Hampshire's James Vince hopes time to reflect and work on his game in pre-season will push him back into England contention.
England pair Haseeb Hameed and Ben Duckett are named in the MCC team for March's Champion County game against Middlesex.
South Africa pair Kyle Abbott and Rilee Rossouw quit international cricket to sign Kolpak deals with Hampshire.
Hampshire all-rounder Liam Dawson hopes to force his way into England's one-day plans for the year ahead while in India.
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