Last Updated on September 12, 2021 by Umar Khan
Scotland has announced 17 provisional players squad for T20 World Cup 2021. The team will reduce the team to 15 members till October 10. The squad combines senior pros and fresh blood to showcase its ability on the world stage. Jonathan Trott, former England star batsmen, has joined the team as a batting consultant.
The team management has included Richie Berrington, Calum Macleod, Safyaan Sharif, Matthew Cross, and Ally Evans to ensure that the team remains experienced enough to cope with difficult situations. These are the senior pros with a lot of experience.
Some of the team members are taken from the 2016 Scotland T20 World Cup Squad. Josh Davey, Michael Leask, George Munsey, and Mark Watt are the legends who represented Scotland in the 2016 T20 World Cup.
Scotland – Round 1, Group B
- 17 Oct – v BAN
- 19 Oct – v PNG
- 21 Oct – v OMA
Talking about Jonathan Trott, the head coach Shane Burger said, “What we have in Jonathan Trott is great knowledge and experience of high-performance environments. He’s played in World Cups, Ashes Series, and traveled to many destinations around the world. He also understands the demands and high pressures of international sport and the environments that they bring with them, and it’ll be fantastic to have him as a support in the build-up to the World Cup,”
The team’s head coach is very hopeful that his team will perform well in the upcoming mega event. He is satisfied with the preparation of the team. He said, “This squad has worked hard over a long period of time now and deserves the opportunity to show the world what we are about. This is an experienced, versatile, and exciting group of players, and we’re looking forward to embracing the challenges ahead as a team.”
ICC T20 World Cup Scotland Squad
Full Squad: Kyle Coetzer (c), Richard Berrington (VC), Dylan Budge, Matthew Cross (wk), Josh Davey, Alasdair Evans, Chris Greaves, Oli Hairs, Michael Leask, Calum Macleod, George Munsey, Safyaan Sharif, Chris Sole, Hamza Tahir, Craig Wallace (wk), Mark Watt, Brad Wheal