Head coach Matt Maynard has made one change to his squad for Glamorgan’s opening dwelling match on this yr’s Bob Willis Trophy competitors.
Veteran seamer Michael Hogan is rested after enjoying back-to-back video games and is changed by Lukas Carey.
This would be the Welsh county’s first match of the season at Sophia Gardens having beforehand performed towards Somerset in Taunton and Worcestershire earlier this week the place the staff secured a battling draw.
Kiran Carlson has began the season within the quantity three place, scoring 79 in Glamorgan’s first innings at New Highway, and is relishing the problem on the high of the order, in addition to the return to Sophia Gardens for the primary time this yr.
“I am having fun with it. It is a robust gig. I’ve to take it on the chin that I will get just a few good balls and a few low scores however I am having fun with the stress and the goal on you whenever you bat at 3.
“It is thrilling and all of the boys love enjoying at dwelling. It’s kind of completely different with completely different altering rooms and one-way methods but it surely’s thrilling to play once more at Sophia Gardens and hopefully the rain will maintain off.”
Glamorgan have confronted Gloucestershire on loads of events over current years, and the familiarity between the 2 sides is one thing that Carlson believes creates an entertaining and hard-fought fixture.
“We simply must preserve sticking to our personal processes. We’re getting into the precise route. It was good to get a giant rating within the first innings however we did not do ourselves justice within the second innings with the bat.
“If we will carry on shifting ahead towards Gloucestershire and put in an excellent efficiency over the following 4 days that shall be good.
“We have performed Gloucestershire very often lately, it is a good joust between us. it is gone both means quite a bit, we all know thier gamers and so they know us, it will be a detailed contest and hopefully we come out on high over the four days.”