Scotland announces the squad for World Cup Qualifier

Scotland Cricket team has unveiled the squad for the upcoming ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 Qualifiers, scheduled to take place in Zimbabwe from 18 June. Scotland booked a place in the qualifying tournament, clinching the title of ICC Cricket World Cup League 2.

Two changes have been made to the squad that emerged victorious in the CWC League 2 in February. Pace bowlers Alasdair Evans and Adrian Neill have been included in the team, replacing Liam Naylor and the retired Kyle Coetzer from the squad that previously toured Nepal.


As per Cricket Scotland, the interim head coach Doug Watson and the squad will receive support from a new backroom staff. Glenn Pocknall and Graeme Beghin have been appointed as Assistant Coaches, while Gavin Cross will accompany the team as the physiotherapist during the tour.

Scotland team will fly to Pretoria, South Africa, on June 3 for practice matches. As part of their preparations, they will engage in two warmup matches against Nepal and Netherlands before heading to Zimbabwe.

Nepal, West Indies, Sri Lanka, Zimbabwe, Ireland, Scotland, Netherlands, Oman, UAE, and USA will battle in the World Cup Qualifier scheduled for June and July. The ten teams will be divided into two groups, and the top three teams from each group will advance to the Super Six stage. In the Super Six, those teams will face each other, and the two teams with the highest rankings will proceed to the final. Both finalists will secure their spots in the highly prestigious Cricket World Cup 2023, which will take place in India. The group division is yet to be done.

Scotland Squad: Richie Berrington, Matthew Cross, Alasdair Evans, Jack Jarvis, Chris Greaves, Michael Leask, Tom Mackintosh, Chris McBride, Brandon McMullen, George Munsey, Adrian Neill, Safyaan Sharif, Chris Sole, Hamza Tahir, Mark Watt