Also back in is paceman Luke Evans as Dan Blacktopp (ankle ligaments), Colin Griggs and Greg Hofbauer miss out,
Beds fell to a four wicket defeat against as first team manager Paul Oakins said: “Last week I was very pleased with the effort of the players unfortunately we found Joe Root’s brother Will on a good day and his 116 took the game away.
“He did what our lads couldn’t and turned a 40 odd or 60 into a hundred.
“Blacktopp injured his ankle ligaments in the game, while Luke Evans is in for the unfortunate Colin Griggs.
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“James Kettleborough and Rob Keogh are available from from Northants, Greg Hofbauer misses out to allow Kettleborough in and Martin Weightman returns to middle order.”
Bedfordshire: 1 L.W. Thomas; 2 J.M. Kettleborough; 3 R.I. Keogh; 4 G.R. Thurstance; 5 A.M. Reynoldson (capt); 6 A.T.A Martin (wk); 7 M.W. Weightman; 8 G. Bacon; 9 A.R. King; 10 T. Brett; 11 L. Evans; 12. D. Skipskey.