Scotland announce ICC World Twenty20 Squad
Preston Mommsen will lead his side into three first round matches against Afghanistan, Zimbabwe and Hong Kong in Nagpur
08 February 2016 19:21
Preston Mommsen will lead his side into three first round matches against Afghanistan, Zimbabwe and Hong Kong in Nagpur, alongside Kyle Coetzer who has been named as vice captain.
Former Scotland U19 cricketer Gavin Main, who is currently in New Zealand, is the only addition to the squad that has not been on the recent tour to Hong Kong and Dubai.
Scotland will depart for Pune on 22nd February for an intensive training camp before moving up to Mohali for two official warm up events against Oman and the Netherlands.
On the announcement of the squad Head Coach Grant Bradburn said, "It is great to be announcing an extremely strong and well balanced T20 squad for India. We have an excellent mix of youth and experience across the squad, with every player offering dynamic specific skills in this format.
Competition for places in the final 15 has been hotly contested and everyone has great respect for the quality of players in the wider squad.
India presents a huge challenge for the team, however, it also presents a fantastic opportunity which we are all looking forward to. We have five warm up fixtures in India to adapt to conditions and to complete our team preparation to unleash our very best skills, at this global tournament."
Scotland squad (in full)
Preston Mommsen (Captain), Kyle Coetzer (Vice Captain), Alasdair Evans, Calum MacLeod, Con de Lange, Gavin Main, George Munsey, Josh Davey, Mark Watt, Matt Machan, Matthew Cross, Michael Leask, Richie Berrington, Rob Taylor, Safyaan Sharif