Luis Reece and Kyle Hogg have been named in the Marylebone Cricket Club squad at the 2014 county season curtain raiser in Abu Dhabi.
Leading the squad in the Emirates T20 is ex Lancashire player Muttiah Muralitharan in which Lancashire also play in. Virender Sehwag will lead the MCC in the four-day champion county match against Durham, starting on Sunday, 23 March.
The 2013 county champions Durham will be playing in the fixture for the second time, having played in the first champion county match held in Abu Dhabi, beating MCC by 311 runs in 2010. MCC lost to Warwickshire by an innings and 29 runs in last year's showpiece
The team will take part in the T20 tournament on 21 March, with Lancashire, Sussex, Durham and a Fly Emirates Select XI also taking part.
This precedes the annual champion county match, which is being played in Abu Dhabi for a fifth consecutive year.
MCC squad travelling to Abu Dhabi: Virender Sehwag (India, capt), Muttiah Muralitharan (Sri Lanka, capt), Sam Robson (Middlesex), Luis Reece (Lancashire), Daniel Bell-Drummond (Kent), Samit Patel (Nottinghamshire), Prasanna Jayawardene (Sri Lanka), Ollie Rayner (Middlesex), Andre Adams (Nottinghamshire), Harry Gurney (Nottinghamshire), Kyle Hogg (Lancashire), Monty Panesar (Essex).