The Executive Committee of the Bermuda Cricket Board will be feeling the pain of Canadaís third loss in the Pepsi ICC World Cricket League Division 2 Tournament, which got underway in Windhoek, Namibia, on Saturday January 17th.
Namibia ensured their promotion from Division Two with a big win over Canada and in the process relegated Canada to Division Three.
The top two teams Qualifying to play in the ICC Intercontinental Cup 2015-17 and Pepsi ICC World Cricket League Championship/Division One.
If Canada would have been successful and advanced to Division One, then Bermuda could have been in with a better chance of Qualifying to other ICC events.
Bermuda is expected to release a Training Squad for the upcoming ICC Americas Twenty20 World Cup Qualifying Tournament scheduled for May/June 2015.
Bermuda will be up against Canada, United States of America and the ICC Americas Division Two Winners Suriname.
Now that Canada have been relegated to the Pepsi ICC World Cricket League Division 3 Bermuda now must finish in the two in any ICC Americas Division One Tournament to advance.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Canada Win Raises Bermudaís Chances
Canada kept alive Bermudaís chances of gaining easier promotion from ICC Americas Tournaments, as they picked up their second win during the World Cricket League Division Two Tournament.
Canada recorded an 111 run win over bottom of the table Uganda.
Nitish Kumar was the top scorer with 104 from 106 balls as Canada scored 293/6. Uganda were bowled all out for 182, Phillimon Selowa was their top scorer with 70.
Monday, January 19, 2015
Fingers Crossed as Canada Pick Up A Win
Canada got their first ICC World League Division 2 points after they recorded a 46-run win over Kenya in Windhoek.
Both sides had lost their opening games with Canada going down to the Netherlands by 67 runs.
If Canada is successful and advance to Division One, then it leaves Bermuda with a better chance of Qualifying to other ICC events.
The tournament sees Canada, Kenya, Nepal, Netherlands, Uganda and host Namibia lock horns in an eight-day, round robin tournament. The Final and Play-offs will be played on Saturday, January 24th, with the top two teams Qualifying to play in the ICC Intercontinental Cup 2015-17 and Pepsi ICC World Cricket League Championship/Division One.
Four teams Nepal, Netherlands, Uganda and Canada all have a 1 and 1 record, the host Namibia are unbeaten and Kenya are winless.
Friday, January 16, 2015
Scotland Gets BCB Support for UK Training
Scotland with former England cricketer Alex Tudor
Now that it is over the Bermuda Cricket Board has announced that it provided financial support for young UK based player Marcus Scotland.
Scotland is the grandson of former Bermuda cricketing great the late Rupert Scotland.
Scotland was recently selected to the Outer London Under 12 District of the Surrey County CC Winter Academy Squad.
He concluded receiving training from Alex Tudor, former England player and other County coaches. During the month of January Scotlandís activities included
Sun Jan 4th: Surrey District training Tue Jan 6th: London Youth Games training Fri Jan 9th: Clapham Leisure Centre Community Fun Cricket Sun Jan 11th: Surrey District training Tue Jan 13th: London Youth Games training Wed Jan 14th: Alex Tudor one-to-one training
The Bermuda Cricket Board is also monitoring Scotlandís Academic progress. The latest school reports are very good and consistent with the Bermuda Cricket Boardís aim to develop its young players on and off the field.
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Reports - Leverock to Coach Devonshire Rec
Click Read More for Devonshire Recreation Club President Statement Reports have reached Islandstats.com, that former National Squad and Somerset Cricket Club Cup Match spinner Dwayne Leverock has been appointed as the head coach for the Devonshire Recreation Club for the 2015 Season.
Leverock if reports are correct will be making a return home as the Devonshire Recreation Club was where he got started both Sports Football and Cricket.
However Devonshire Recreation Club President, Nadine Browne-Evans, issued a statement which reads,. "The Devonshire Recreation Club, Inc. is in the process of looking for a cricket coach and recruiting new players. As many know, Devonshire Recreation Club has a rich history in cricket and the current Management Committee have committed to restoring the cricket programme for adult and youth. If persons are interested in supporting this movement, one can contact the President Tel 734-0494 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org."