Bermuda have finally announced the National Team that will participate in the 15-person squad that will take part in the first series of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Challenge League B against Hong Kong, Italy, Jersey, Kenya and Uganda.
The series, taking place between December 1st – 13th in Al Amarat City Muscat, Oman.
This tournament is the start of the road to the Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 and sees Bermuda playing five of the 31 ODIs scheduled in the competition.
With teams two steps away from India 2023 and qualification to the Men’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2022 for the top two teams in Challenge League A and B there is a great deal at stake in this series. Between 2019 and 2021, there will be 90 matches between both League A and B with each team playing 15 matches, fighting for points to move on to the Qualifier Play-off — ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup League 2 in 2022.
Executive Director, Calvin Blankendal, said, “The Executive of the Bermuda Cricket Board and member clubs wishes the Men’s National Cricket Team much success as they head off to compete this Sunday in the ICC Men’s World Cup Challenge League. This is the beginning of our 3-year qualification campaign will also aid in increasing our international ICC rankings.”
Herbie Bascome (Head Coach); Irving Romaine (Team Manager); Janeiro Tucker (Assistant Coach); Lorenzo Tucker (Team Analyst); Carlos Greaves (Equipment Manager).
Bermuda’s Match Schedule
December 3rd – Hong Kong v Bermuda (Al Amerat 2)
December 6th – Uganda v Bermuda (Al Amerat 1)
December 8th – Bermuda v Kenya (Al Amerat 2)
December 11th – Jersey v Bermuda (Al Amerat 2)
December 12th – Bermuda v Italy (Al Amerat 1)
Friday, November 08, 2019
Bermuda Wait While Opponents Announce Teams
A month before the tournament begins Bermuda’s Cricket World Cup Challenge League B opponents Jersey and Italy have announced their teams.
The 2019 Oman Cricket World Cup Challenge League B is scheduled to be the inaugural edition of Group B of the 2019–21 ICC Cricket World Cup Challenge League.
A cricket tournament which forms part of the qualification pathway to the 2023 Cricket World Cup.
Initially, it was scheduled to take place between November 25th and December 10th 2019 in Hong Kong, however, citing the instability in Hong Kong, the first round of matches in League B were moved to Oman.
While we await the team to be released by the Bermuda Cricket Board, www.islandstats.com brings you the Bermuda fixtures.
Bermuda vs. Hong Kong
Bermuda vs. Uganda
Bermuda vs. Kenya
Bermuda vs. Jersey
Bermuda vs. Italy
Thursday, October 31, 2019
Bermuda's ICC Twenty20 World Cup Numbers
With the recently concluded ICC Twenty20 World Cup Qualifiers all done, today www.islandstats.com takes a look at the numbers of the players during the tournament.
Delray Rawlins was the teams top scorer with 131 total runs, with Kamau Leverock scoring a total of 95 and Janeiro Tucker scored 94.
Tucker was the highest individual scorer with a knock of 50 not out, Rawlins scored 46 and Leverock scored 43 not out.
Tucker had the best Average of 23.50, Derrick Brangman had an Average of 23.00 and Rawlins’ Average was 21.83.
In the Bowling Department, Leverock was the top wickets taker claiming 8 wickets, Rodney Trott claimed 5 wickets, with George O’Brien and Dion Stovell claimed two wickets each.
O’Brien had the best Economical Average of 7.55, while Stovell has an Average of 7.87, Leverock and Trott both had an Average of 8.00.
131 Delray Rawlins ..95 Kamau Leverock ..94 Janeiro Tucker ..54 Terry Fray ..54 Okera Bascome
50* Janeiro Tucker 43* Kamau Leverock ..46 Delray Rawlins ..37 Okera Bascome ..29 Terryn Fray *Denotes Not Out
8 Kamau Leverock 5 Rodney Trott 2 George O'Brien 2 Dion Stovell 1 Malachi Jones 1 Janeiro Tucker 1 Delray Rawlins
7.55 George O'Brien 7.87 Dion Stovell 8.00 Kamau Leverock 8.00 Rodney Trott 8.80 Malachi Jones
2 George O'Brien 2 Delray Rawlins 1 Dion Stovell 1 Kamau Leverock 1 Janeiro Tucker 1 Onais Bascome
Saturday, October 26, 2019
Bermuda Fall to Netherlands in Final T20 Qualifier
Netherlands Win by 92 Runs
Netherlands 206/3 Bermuda 114/9
Bermuda in their final ICC Twenty20 World Cup Qualifier going on in Dubai are taking on the Netherlands.
Netherlands batted first and scored 206/3 in their allotted 20 overs, opener Max O’Dowd was the top scorer with 59, while Ben Cooper who shared an opening stand of 123 added 57. Three Bermuda bowlers claimed a wicket each, with Rodney Trott the most economical with figures of 4-0-31-1.
In reply Bermuda scored 114/9, Kamau Leverock was the top scorer with 31 off 15 balls. Leverock hit 2 fours and 3 sixes in his knock, while Allan Douglas added 23. Paul van Meekeren was the pick of the Netherlands bowlers with figures of 4-0-26-3.
..59 (42) Max O'Dowd c George O'Brien b Delray Rawlins ..57 (37) Ben Cooper b Rodney Trott ..28 (18) Ryan ten Doeschate c Oronde Bascome b Kamau Leverock ..43 (18) Colin Ackermann Not Out ..09 (05) Scott Edwards Not Out ..10 Extras (5w-5lb) 206 Total for 3 Wickets after 20 overs
Fall of Wickets: 1-123 (O'Dowd), 2-129 (Cooper), 3-181 (ten Doeschate)
3.0-0-28-0 George O’Brien 4.0-0-43-1 Kamau Leverock 3.0-0-25-0 Dion Stovell 1.0-0-11-0 Derrick Brangman 4.0-0-31-1 Rodney Trott 4.0-0-50-1 Delray Rawlins 1.0-0-13-0 Janeiro Tucker
..06 (08) Oronde Bascome LBW Roelof van der Merwe ..07 (13) Dion Stovell LBW Colin Ackermann ..23 (24) Allan Douglas c Max O'Dowd b Pieter Seelaar ..16 (09) Delray Rawlins b Paul van Meekeren ..12 (15) Janeiro Tucker b Roelof van der Merwe ..07 (14) Deunte Darrell c Roelof van der Merwe b Pieter Seelaar ..31 (15) Kamau Leverock c Colin Ackermann b Timm van der Gugten ..06 (06) Okera Bascome WKT c Fred Klaassen b Paul van Meekeren ..00 (03) Derrick Brangman b Paul van Meekeren ..00 (07) Rodney Trott Not Out ..05 (06) George O’Brien Not Out ..01 Extras (1b) 114 Total for 9 Wickets after 20 overs
2.0-0-11-0 Fred Klaassen 4.0-0-26-3 Paul van Meekeren 4.0-0-23-2 Roelof van der Merwe 2.0-0-06-1 Colin Ackermann 3.0-0-29-1 Timm van der Gugten 4.0-1-10-2 Pieter Seelaar 1.0-0-08-0 Shane Snater
Thursday, October 24, 2019
Bermuda Fall Short in Fifth ICC T20 World Cup Match
Scotland Win by 46 Runs
Scotland 204/4 Bermuda 158/8
Bermuda put Scotland in after winning the toss in their fifth Twenty20 World Cup Qualifying game in Dubai.
Scotland put up a total of 204/4 in their allotted 20 overs, Calum Macleod was the top scorer with 74 not out, while opener George Munsey added 51. Kamau Leverck was the pick of the Bermuda bowlers with figures of 4-0-39-2.
In reply Bermuda fell 46 runs of their target at 158/8, Delray Rawlins was the top scorer with 46 off 21 deliveries hitting 4 fours and 3 sixes, while Leverock was 43 not out off 24 deliveries he hit 3 fours and 3 sixes. Mark Watt was the pick of the Scotland bowlers with figures of 4-0-18-2.
The defeat Eliminated Bermuda from advancing in the tournament.
..51 (41) George Munsey c Onias Bascome b Rodney Trott ..12 (13) Kyle Coetzer c Oronde Bascome b Kamau Leverock ..23 (11) Oli Hairs c Okera Bascome b Dion Stovell ..74 (37) Calum MacLeod c George O'Brien b Kamau Leverock ..34 (19) Richie Berrington Not Out ..10 Extras (3w-2lb-1nb-4b) 204 Total for 4 Wickets after 20 overs
Fall of Wickets: 1-19 (Coetzer), 2-55 (Hairs), 3-131 (Munsey), 4-204 (MacLeod)
4.0-0-31-0 George O’Brien 4.0-0-39-2 Kamau Leverock 4.0-0-40-1 Dion Stovell 4.0-0-45-0 Delray Rawlins 3.0-0-26-1 Rodney Trott 1.0-0-17-0 Onias Bascome
..12 (10) Dion Stovell b Safyaan Sharif ..16 (15) Oronde Bascome LBW Hamza Tahir ..06 (06) Terryn Fray c & b Safyaan Sharif ..46 (21) Delray Rawlins c Safyaan Sharif b Mark Watt ..05 (10) Allan Douglas b Mark Watt ..07 (05) Onias Bascome c George Munsey b Alasdair Evans ..43 (24) Kamau Leverock Not Out ..01 (11) Okera Bascome LBW Hamza Tahir ..01 (02) Rodney Trott LBW Richie Berrington ..07 (16) Sinclair Smith Not Out ..14 Extras (12w-1b-1lb) 158 Total for 8 Wickets after 20 overs