Pre-Season Tour: Eagles set for match action


The Pre-Season Tour of Abu Dhabi is in full swing with two days of training since landing on Sunday.

The full squad have been working hard, with the help of new Assistant Head Coach and Bowling Coach & Bowling Coach, Andre Nel who joined the squad from South Africa for his first taste of working with the players.

The first competitive action is set to take place on Wednesday (13 March) as the Eagles take on Worcestershire Rapids in a 50-over 12-a-side match at the Sheikh Zayed Nursery Ground.

The match is another chance for youngster, Rishi Patel to impress Anthony McGrath, with Alastair Cook and Varun Chopra set to open the batting for the Eagles.

Adam Wheater will be behind the stumps with a number of pace bowling options, including Jamie Porter, Sam Cook and Aaron Beard Jamie Porter and Sam Cook, Paul Walter.