Selectors Announce Players Attending USA Trial Matches

Mon, Mar 13, 2017 3:12 PM

Selectors Announce Players Attending USA Trial Matches
The USA Selection Panel have announced the group of players that will attend the upcoming trial in a bid to obtain a position on the Team USA squad ahead of World Cricket League Division 3 in Uganda in May.

Speaking about the process, Chairman of Selectors, Ricardo Powell said "the squad of 31 players named in the lead up to World Cricket League 4 last year were maintained and invited (Read here). However, some of this group is unfortunately injured or unavailable for this trial. The Selection Panel was also keen to see players from outside of this group, so we have invited a number of additional players to allow for two games per day so selectors can assess a greater number of players."

"When considering players to add to the trial the panel wanted to predominantly focus on youth players, young guys who stood out at Combines last year or in previous USA U19 teams. It will be good to give them some additional exposure in this environment. Those young players are accompanied by a couple more experienced players who have been consistent performers in the US and abroad."

"We wish all players the best for some highly competitive cricket, as we look to select a strong and well balanced squad capable of winning World Cricket League 3."

Players added to existing squad and attending:

Abhimanyu RajpAhmed Butt Ali SamadCamilus Alexander
Charan SinghFerhan AliGauranshu SharmaIbrahim Khaleel
Javein ThomasMrunal Patel Omari Williams Randall Wilson
Roy Silva Sagar Patel Sahaj Patel Shuja Navqi
Srinivas RaghavanSunil KumarTohidal Islam

Invited but unavailable or injured:

Abhijit JoshiDwayne Smith Ishmael Parchment Keifer Phill
Kush Ganji Savan Patel

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