BCB National Squad
ICC World Cricket League Division 3
The Bermuda Cricket Board has named a squad of 32 local players and 11 overseas players in preparation for the ICC World Cricket League Division 3 tournament to be held in Bermuda in April and May 2013.
The first phase of preparation will include three intersquad matches and a mini camp to be held at the National Stadium and/or Sea Breeze Oval on Saturday 22 September, 6 October with the remaining date to be confirmed. Following these games it is expected that the squad size will be reduced. The BCB Executive have approved a selection policy that will be applied consistently. The policy includes criteria related to the following:
- Session attendance
- Physical fitness
- Commitment to Bermuda cricket
- Discipline and behavior
The second phase of the preparation includes:
National Coach, David Moore stated,
"Now that the teams for ICC World Cricket League have been finalized it is clear that this tournament will be a difficult assignment. Teams like Uganda, Nepal, USA and Oman have challenged us in the past and it is realistic to expect close fought and highly competitive matches as teams fight hard to gain promotion to World Cup Qualifier. There is a comprehensive training program planned to take the squad toward the tournament and if the players are fully committed the team should be perform at their best. The training program, as well as the knowledge and experience in playing in local conditions should hold the team in good stead in the tournament and aid in the goal of promotion."
All Bermuda based players are expected to attend a meeting at the Labour and Training offices, Ingham and Wilkinson Building, 94 Reid Street, Hamilton (next to Defonte's)on Tuesday 18 September at 6.00pm to be presented with the roles and expectations of the players during the preparation and tournament phases.
Bermuda Based Players
Allan Douglas Jr.
Christion Gibbons Wade
Overseas Based Players