Local player named for national team
Published: 28 Jun 2012 14:00
The Intercontinental Cup will take place at Uddingston from 4-7 July, while the two World Cricket League matches will take place at the Citylets Grange, Edinburgh from 9-11 July.
As well as Richie, the Scots - who will be captained by Gordon Drummond - feature contracted players Matthew Parker, Gordon Goudie, Majid Haq and Ryan Flannigan.
Scotland include several players who have been plying their trade south of the border; seamer Alisdair Evans, who has been at county side Derbyshire, Preston Mommsen returns from Leicestershire, while Calum MacLeod will return from his spell at Northamptonshire.
Kyle Coetzer will be available, and joins the squad for the two World Cricket League matches in Edinburgh, with Middlesex's Josh Davey named in both squads.
Ahead of these important fixtures, Gordon Drummond said: " We are looking to continue where we left off in the UAE in the Intercontinental Cup where we had a comfortable victory. Canada will obviously be challenging opposition, but in our conditions we are optimistic. Another victory would push us close to the top of the table and give us a shout at reaching the final once again."
"In the World Cricket League, after a couple of disappointing results against the UAE we will be looking to get back to winning ways with two matches against the same opposition. These are obviously massive matches if we are going to reach the 2015 World Cup. "
"We have a decent record against Canada at home and, with the strength and depth we have in both squads, are confident of coming out on top."
Get more stories from our Roundup section
28 Nov 2013 14:00 • Paul John Coulter
CALLS have been made for timings to be changed at traffic lights so that elderly and disabled people have enough time to cross the road.
27 Nov 2013 09:30
View from the dealing floor at IG. Find out more about financial spread betting at IG. The recently privatised Royal Mail has reported a half-yearly pre-tax profit of £233 million, up from £94 million in the same period last year. Contributing to this is a rise in revenue from its parcel business and a one-off windfall from its pension reform.
19 Nov 2013 15:30
A PORT firm has landed a £300,000 refurbishment contract and taken on two extra workers.
19 Nov 2013 14:00
THREE Inverclyde Amateur Swimming Club (IASC) swimmers have been chosen to participate in a development training programme run by Scottish Swimming.
13 Nov 2013 14:00
THE care manager of Sir Gabriel Wood’s Mariners’ Home in Greenock received a special presentation this week to mark 30 years of service.
7 Nov 2013 12:00
As we travel through life, there are those inevitable milestones that act as road signs, reassuring us that we are travelling in the right direction. Birthdays, graduation, saying ‘I do’ – these fundamental pit stops are all a vital part of our human journey. But how do we mark these milestones? According to a new book The Auto Biography, and over 80% of AA members, we do it by changing our cars.
4 Nov 2013 14:32 • Eddie Embleton
Today’s retirees are adventurous, cultured and aspirational. And thanks to the house-price booms of recent years, many homes provide retirees with a valuable asset that can be used to fund their life in retirement.
18 Oct 2013 12:00
Two teams of junior curlers based in Inverclyde, and all members of the Waterfront Junior Curling Club, were entered in the Asham under-14 slam competition.
15 Oct 2013 12:00
CLYDE travelled to Craigholm School for their major league encounter against Paisley rivals St Mirren.
15 Oct 2013 09:00
Whinhill Golf Club recently held the finals for the seven matchplay competitions held throughout the 2013 season.
14 Oct 2013 10:50
AN IMPRESSIVE Algarve showing saw Greenock golf star Chris Doak edge closer to retaining his European Tour card.
8 Oct 2013 14:00
CURLERS’ Macmillan Biggest Coffee Morning event was preceded by a ‘Coffee’ n Curl’ conducted by the Waterfront Junior Curling Club recently at the Waterfront Leisure Complex.
7 Oct 2013 15:00
GENEROUS gardeners raked in £400 for Ardgowan Hospice.
21 Sep 2013 18:28 • Russell Steele
GREENOCK'S Chris Doak is putting up a strong showing in the Italian Open.
5 Sep 2013 11:00
THIS striking structure made waves as it was brought downriver yesterday afternoon.
2 Sep 2013 11:30
NICOLAS CARAUX (6) - Made first league start after clean sheet against Montrose. Besides one corner his handling was sound. Beaten by header at goal but made stunning stop to save point.
16 Aug 2013 13:00
INVERCLYDE is gearing up for next year's Commonwealth Games by holding its own version of the Queen's Baton Relay.
8 Aug 2013 16:40 • Paul John Coulter
A YOUTH festival featuring top live entertainment and music- including X Factor stars MK1- kicks off in Greenock this weekend.
2 Aug 2013 10:10
PROUD parents are being given another chance to win a fabulous £5,000 nursery place for their little one in our fabulous TeleToddlers competition.