Carlton star Preston Mommsen to captain Scotland

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Carlton provide Preston Mommsen, Ally Evans and Hamish Gardiner while Gordon Goudie represents Grange in Scotland’s cricket squad setting off on Monday to tour Australia and New Zealand as part of preparations for next year’s World Cup.

Mommsen has been preferred as captain to Kyle Coetzer.

The full squad for the event includes Preston Mommsen, Kyle Coetzer, Josh Davey, Alasdair Evans, Gordon Goudie, Michael Leask, Calum MacLeod, Richie Berrington, Freddie Coleman, Matthew Cross, Hamish Gardiner, Majid Haq, Matt Machan, Safyaan Sharif, Rob Taylor and Iain Wardlaw. Their first match will be on September 29 when they face the Tasmanian Tigers.

Schedule: September 29 and October 2 v Tasmanian Tigers (Hobart); October 9 v Queensland Academy (Maroochydore); Oct 15 v New Zealand X1 (Lincoln); Oct 17 v Canterbury (Christchurch); Oct 20 v Invitational X1 (tbc); October 22 v Otago (LIncoln).