Scotswatch - January 2017
With the Desert T20 and the ICC Global Qualifiers on the horizon for Scotland's men and women, there has been several Scots have been in action overseas.
Matthew Cross is going well in Australia. In his latest multi-day match in Melbourne he stroked 143 not out (including 16 fours and a six). His second century in recent weeks, following an innings of 124.
Matt is keeping and batting top order for Tullamarine CC in all 3 formats, multi-day, 50 over and T20. He has amassed 646 runs in the first 2 months of the season, at an average of 58.
Safyaan Sharif has returned from a stint in Pakistan, while Mark Watt and U19 spinner Harirs Carnegie have been gracing Australia with their presence.
Michael Leask revealed he is looking forward to returning to national team colours in a recent article with his county Somerset.
For the women’s team, Kathryn Bryce has departed Scottish shores and headed Australia to start her stint with the Melbourne Stars.
Cameron Shoebridge (Scotland U19's and Carlton CC) is spending the Southern Hemisphere Summer in New Zealand. He is playing for Old Boys Collegians CC in Christchurch (the home club of Richard Hadlee, Shane Bond and Ross Taylor), for the 1st Grade team in the Christchurch Premier League.