Breaking News – Announcement of the 2019-2020 National Elite Training Squad

Announcement of the 2019-2020 National Elite Training Squad

Cricket Namibia is very excited to announce the Elite Men’s Squad for the 2019-2020 season. It is a very exciting squad that is balanced with youth and experience. Looking ahead there are exciting tournaments ahead of us and this Squad has got the ability to make the Nation proud. Captain Merwe Erasmus will lead the team which have newcomers such as Divan la Cock and Jan I de Villiers. JJ Smit, Jan Frylinck, Pikkie Ya France are senior players that have gained a lot of experience over the past few years.

In September The National team will take on USA and PNG in the USA to start off the CWC Division 2 League which means that the National Team will play a minimum of 36 ODI matches over the next 3 years.

The National team qualified for the Global T20 World Cup qualifier in Dubai which will be played towards the end of October 2019. This is the last hurdle to qualify for the ICC T20 World Cup in 2020.

First NameSurnamePlaying Role
1. MerweErasmusRH Bat/Off Spin
2. JanFrylinckLH Bat/Left arm M/Fast
3. StephenBaardRH Opening Bat
4. JJSmitLH Bat/Left arm M/Fast
5. ZaneGreenLH Bat/Wicketkeeper
6. TangeniLungameniLH Bat/Left arm M/Fast
7. CraigWilliamsRH Bat /RA Fast/M
8. BernardScholtzRH Bat/Left arm Spin
9. JPKotzeLH Bat/ Wicketkeeper
10. PikkieYa FranceRH Bat/Right arm Off Spin
11. KarlBirkenstockLH Bat/Right arm M/Fast
12. ZhivagoGroenewaldLH Bat/Left arm Spin
13. LohanLouwrensRH Bat/Wicketkeeper
14.BenShikongoRH Bat/Right arm M/Fast
15.Danievan SchoorRH Bat/Right arm Off Spin
16. NikoDavinRH Bat
17. Michaude PreezRH Bat
18. Jan I de VilliersRH Bat/R Arm M/Fast
19. MauritiusNgupitaRH Bat/R Arm Off Spin
20. RamonWilmotRH Bat/R arm Leg Spin
21. DivanLa CockRH Bat/Wicketkeeper
22. NicolLofty EatonRH Bat/WK/Leg Spin
23. ChristiaanSchumacherRH Bat/ Right arm M/Fast
24. ChristiViljoenRH Bat/ Right arm M/Fast
25. JeanBredenkampRH Bat/ Right arm M

We wish the Eagles all the best.

Pierre de Bruyn

Namibia National Head Coach

nationalheadcoach@cricketnamibia.com

+264 818899422

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