The BCB are pleased to announce the MCC Tour Schedule to take place September 23 - October 8, 2011. The schedule will include three 50 overs and five T20 matches.
Date Game Time Venue
26 Sept 20 Over match v 2007 World Cup Squad 1800-2100 Somerset CC
28 Sept 50 Over match v Bermuda 1030-1800 NSC
1 Oct T20 Triangular Competition
2 Oct 50 over match v Bermuda 1030-1800 Bailey's Bay
4 Oct 50 over match v Bermuda 1030-1800 NSC
5 Oct T20 match v Bermuda 1800-2100 NSC
Mr. Reginald Pearman, President stated,
"The Bermuda Cricket Board is excited to welcome the prestigious MCC to Bermuda once again who are known world-wide to be guardians of the laws, safe guardians of the Spirit of the game and pursue promoting cricket especially to young people for the good of the game. We are pleased to announce the Festival Game in which the MCC team will take on Bermuda's World Cup squad on Monday 26 September at Somerset CC. This is a great opportunity to celebrate the team that took Bermuda to the world stage in the 2007 Cricket World Cup in the West Indies. These players leave a legacy that all young Bermudian cricketers should strive for."
Mr. Pearman concluded, "The MCC has also provided a coaching day in which we plan for them to visit a local school followed by a coaching session with the National Academy teams on Tuesday 27 September."
National Coach, David Moore stated,
"The MCC tour will be a wonderful opportunity for the National squad members to challenge themselves. The MCC squad is a high quality opposition that includes International, First Class and Second XI cricketers that will test our players skills and tactical knowledge. Such opposition can only lead to an improvement of our players and the team as a whole.
Squad for Selection
Players are requested to attend training on Monday 19 September, 6pm at the National Sports Centre.