Worcestershire batter Adam Hose is back training and on course to play in the Abu Dhabi T10 League ahead of the Big Bash League.
Hose underwent a successful operation after suffering a wrist injury when hit by a delivery from Durham’s Paul Coughlin in the final home County Championship match of the season.
He had a net session at Edgbaston on Wednesday with Worcestershire Head Coach, Alan Richardson and will also practice at Malvern when the players report back for pre-season training on Monday.
Hose is set to play for a second spell for Northern Warriors in the Abu Dhabi T10, which runs from November 28 to December 9.
Richardson said: “The operation went well, obviously quite complex and intrusive with the fact he is now got a plate in his forearm.
“But he is doing really well. He is back hitting balls now and just taking his time getting there.
“His plan is to go to the T10 League and then onto the Big Bash before Christmas. He has got plenty on and is quite excited about it, and we are excited for him to have those opportunities.
“I spent a good session with him on Wednesday, just getting back into it, and he is building up nicely at the moment.
“It was real basic stuff to start with, some tennis ball stuff, but on Wednesday, I was flinging the ball down at him, and he was getting really into things, and he will be at Malvern with the lads next week.
“It’s about that progression to allow him to go away with the T10 League to start on with.
“Adam sees these tournaments always as an opportunity to continue his education, but for him, in terms of what is coming up, it is a real good opportunity to get ready for the Big Bash as well.
“He will be outside, playing some matches, at a tempo that won’t be uncommon to him when he gets to the Big Bash.”