In some big news coming out of the UK, Riding Mill have named 5 debutants to take their place on their Dice Cricket virtual tour of Australia which gets underway on December 29th against a Cricket Library Podcast XI with fans expected to be following with interest all around the world.
The thirteen strong squad boasts some experienced campaigners who previously made their mark down under rolling out some impressive performances for the Mill.
Household names such as Steve Kent, Iain Longstaff, Ali Raza, Joel Marks, Scott Dickson, Liam James and Aly Hall will be joined by new comers Tony Potts, Jonny Bennett, Gez Greenwood, Michael Collins and Mark Stig Butcher.
Tactical mastermind Brian Watson will again look to shoulder the tour manager role whilst also hoping to make valuable contributions to the playing group bringing plenty of dice cricket experience to the table.
Liam James has be named as captain with his leadership credentials to be supported by Aly Hall who has the vice captain responsibilities on the tour.
Squad rotation was a huge success last time for Riding Mill and it is understood tour manager Brian Watson intends to incorporate a rotation policy ensuring that all players will have time to rest and recover between games on what promises to be a gruelling 7 match tour.
Stay tuned for more updates in the coming weeks as fixtures are announced and in the mean time have a listen to the latest from the Cricket Library Podcast.