Four from senior squad picked for U19 tournament

FOUR of Guernsey’s senior squad from last week’s Pepsi ICC European T20 Division One Championships have been named in a strong squad for the 50-over under-19 version in Amsterdam early next month.

Matt Stokes, seen bowling against Denmark in last week’s Pepsi ICC European T20 Division One Championships, is one of four senior squad members in a U19 squad to play in the 50-over equivalent next month. (Picture by guernseycricketphotos.com)
Matt Stokes, seen bowling against Denmark in last week’s Pepsi ICC European T20 Division One Championships, is one of four senior squad members in a U19 squad to play in the 50-over equivalent next month. (Picture by guernseycricketphotos.com)

FOUR of Guernsey’s senior squad from last week’s Pepsi ICC European T20 Division One Championships have been named in a strong squad for the 50-over under-19 version in Amsterdam early next month.

Josh Kirk, the Elizabeth College captain, will lead a 14-man squad including senior squad members Lucas Barker, Jordon Martel, Matt Stokes and Zak Damarell.

The ICC European U19 Division 1 Championship and Regional World Cup Qualifier is being staged between 2 and 8 August and will be coached by director of cricket Nic Pothas.

Guernsey Cricket Board CEO Mark Latter described it as ‘an exciting squad’.