Scotland Announce Squad for the T20 World Cup 2024

Scotland Players Celebrating

In an exciting development for Scottish cricket, the Scotland cricket team has unveiled its 15-member squad for the upcoming ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024. With seasoned campaigners and promising talents in the mix, Scotland is gearing up to make a mark on the global stage.

Scotland Squad and Players List: T20 World Cup 2024

Richie Berrington (c), Brandon McMullen, George Munsey, Safyaan Sharif, Chris Sole, Matthew Cross, Brad Currie, Chris Greaves, Oli Hairs, Jack Jarvis, Michael Jones, Michael Leask, Charlie Tear, Mark Watt, Brad Wheal.

A notable return to the squad sees the inclusion of top-order batter Michael Jones and fast bowler Brad Wheal, both of whom bring valuable experience from previous T20 World Cups.

Despite not featuring in the upcoming T20I tri-series in the Netherlands, Jones and Wheal have been named in the World Cup squad, adding depth and firepower to Scotland’s lineup.

Richie Berrington has been entrusted with the captaincy duties, leading a squad eager to surpass their performances from the 2022 edition of the tournament.

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Particularly, Scotland secured a memorable victory over the West Indies in the previous tournament, setting the stage for even greater achievements this time around.

Head coach Doug Watson expressed his delight at having Jones and Wheal back in the fold, highlighting the importance of their experience in T20 cricket. “To have Michael Jones and Brad Wheal available, their experience from previous T20 World Cups is crucial for the group,” Watson remarked. “Their presence adds a new dimension to our squad, and I’m excited to see their skills on display in the Caribbean.”

Reflecting on the team’s preparations, Watson emphasized the significance of continuity within the squad, despite limited cricketing action in recent times. Scotland’s players demonstrated their mettle during the 50-over Qualifier and the T20 Qualifier last summer, and Watson is confident that they can replicate or even surpass those performances on cricket’s grandest stage.

Ahead of the T20 World Cup, Scotland will participate in a tri-series with the Netherlands and Ireland, providing valuable match practice and fine-tuning their strategies. Watson highlighted the importance of competitive fixtures in shaping the team’s readiness for the tournament, emphasizing the players’ eagerness to showcase their skills on the global stage.

As Scotland prepares to compete in Group B alongside cricketing powerhouses such as England and Australia, as well as Oman and Namibia, the team sees the T20 World Cup as a golden opportunity to shine. Despite the proliferation of franchise tournaments worldwide, Watson views the World Cup as the pinnacle of the sport, representing a chance for both individual players and the team to make a lasting impact.

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