Janeiro Tucker has been selected as part of the national cricket team to represent Bermuda in the ICC World T20 Qualifier 2012. *AFP photo
MONDAY, FEB. 13: Janeiro Tucker has been selected as part of the national cricket team to represent Bermuda in the ICC World T20 Qualifier 2012.
The tournament will be held in the United Arab Emirates, March 13 to 24.
The top two teams from will qualify for the World T20 in Sri Lanka in September.
The Bermuda team will also see David Hemp return as captain.
The rest of the squad includes:
- Jason Anderson
- Lionel Cann
- Fiqre Crockwell
- Terryn Fray
- Joshua Gilbert
- Stefan Kelly
- Kamau Leverock
- Stephen Outerbridge
- Justin Pitcher
- Samuel Robinson
- Dion Stovell
- Janeiro Tucker
- Rodney Trott
David Moore, national team coach, said: “The squad that has been picked provides a good balance for the challenges and nuances of the T20 game.
“The squad provides a wide number of bowling options while still allowing a strong batting group.
“All players have been committed to the task of improving fitness and skill during the training period.
“The programme is coming together so that the players’ fitness and skill will be peaking at the right time for the tournament.
“It is now up to all players to take the opportunity that they have been given to perform at the highest Associate level and give the team the best possible opportunity to qualify for the World T20 to be held in Sri Lanka later this year."
There were some injury concerns for several players, including Tucker.
Coach Moore said: “Although there are a couple of lingering injuries that will be monitored by the support staff we are confident that we will have a fully fit squad for the tournament.”