Worcestershire Academy will be involved in one of their annual highlights of the season this week with a series of matches against the Ireland Under-19 side.

The fixtures have become a regular part of the Academy fixture list in recent seasons and the two sides will take on each other in all formats of the game at either Stourbridge or Kidderminster.

Red ball cricket will be the order of the day on Monday and Tuesday with a two-day fixture taking place at Stourbridge Cricket Club.

After a rest day on Wednesday, the emphasis will switch to white ball cricket on Thursday with a 50 over match being staged at Kidderminster Cricket Club.

Chester Road will again be the venue for the climax of the week on Friday when two T20 matches will take place.

The Worcestershire Academy squads for the four days action are:

MONDAY-TUESDAY – STOURBRIDGE

Lea

Clist

Johal

Clarke

Ul-Hassan

Clark

Parker-Cole

Cullen

Bragg

Davis

Stanley

Blunt

THURSDAY -KIDDERMINSTER (50 over game)

Lea

Hussain

Clist

Holland

Hinkley

Parker-Cole

Edavalath

Hardwick

Tomson

Bragg

Davis

H. Marshall

FRIDAY – KIDDERMINSTER (two T20 matches)

Clarke

Ul-Hassan

Johal

Holland

Hinkley

Clark

Hardwick

Miszkowski

Tomson

Stanley

Baker

H. Marshall

The Worcestershire CCC Development Squad are also in action this week and will take on their Warwickshire counterparts in a two-day game at Halesowen CC on Tuesday and Wednesday.

The Development Squad will select from:

Baddams

Roll

Sandhu

Tulacz

Oxley

Bromage

Flavell

Ikhlaq

Moncrieffe

G. Marshall

Greening

Mason

Akram