Scotland has today announced the 14-strong squad set to take on Oman and PNG at Mannofield, Aberdeen for Cricket World Cup League Two from 14th to 21st August 2019.
The tournament provides more competitive cricket for Scotland’s men, playing 36 One Day Internationals (ODIs) over two and half years from August 2019 to January 2022, where teams are just two steps away from the Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023.
Kyle Coetzer (c) (Caledonian Highlanders), Richie Berrington (Western Warriors), Matthew Cross (Western Warriors), Alasdair Evans (Eastern Knights), Michael Leask (Caledonian Highlanders), Calum MacLeod (Western Warriors), Gavin Main (Durham, Western Warriors), George Munsey (Eastern Knights), Adrian Neill (Gloucestershire, Caledonian Highlanders), Safyaan Sharif (Caledonian Highlanders ), Thomas Sole (Northamptonshire), Hamza Tahir (Western Warriors), Craig Wallace (Caledonian Highlanders), Mark Watt (Derbyshire, Eastern Knights).
Simon Smith, High Performance Manager, said: “We look forward to welcoming Oman and PNG for what is sure to be an exciting series.
“We are particularly pleased to be bringing international cricket back to Aberdeen, and I’m sure the people of the north east will come out united and determined to support their team as it embarks on the next chapter of its journey.
“Our men have an excellent record at Mannofield so we’ll be looking to make home advantage count. ICC Cricket World Cup League Two is our pathway to India 2023 and the next cycle of Super League, and making a strong start here will set us up well for the challenges that lie ahead.”
Tournament Schedule (Scotland fixtures):
Scotland vs. Oman: 15th August
Scotland vs. PNG: 17th August
Scotland vs. Oman: 18th August
Scotland vs. PNG: 20th August
All fixtures begin at 11am and are to be played at Mannofield, Aberdeen.
Tickets are on-sale now. Tickets purchased online in advance benefit from a 20% discount.