The Eastern Province Over-40 squad for May 2023’s inter-provincial tournament in Johannesburg has been confirmed.
The 17-man squad was ratified by Eastern Province Veterans Cricket Association chairman Clint Jacobs.
The inter-provincial tournament will feature former Proteas cricketers. Batsman Alviro Petersen and seamer Garnett Kruger have been selected for the Lions Over-40 squad. Batsman Ashwell Prince will captain Western Province Over-40.
Several former first-class cricketers will participate in the tournament as well, including Lions Over-40 quintet Matthew Harris, Warren Dugmore, Johan Fourie, Gareth Flusk and Solmzi Ndima.
Titans Over-40 have former Cape Cobras batsman Derek Brand. East Rand Over-40 have former Dolphins batsman Kyle Smit.
Eastern Province Over-40 squad
- Nevin Nel
- Grant Marais
- Nathan Jones
- Mario Venter
- Brent Emslie
- Armien Kahaar
- Justin Dollery
- Dewald van Rooyen
- Mellville Daniels
- Leslie Du Piesanie
- Fadlie Adams
- William Copeman
- Clint Jacobs
- Riaan Kivedo
- Eric Gallant
- Charlton Assam
- Brandon Johnson
Over-40 inter-provincial tournament background
Wanderers Cricket Club and Old Edwardians Cricket Club will host the inter-provincial tournament, which will feature eight teams:
- Western Province Over-40;
- Boland Over-40;
- Border Over-40;
- Eastern Province Over-40;
- Dolphins Over-40;
- Titans Over-40;
- East Rand Over-40; and
- Lions Over-40.
The tournament is scheduled to start on 8 May and end on 12 May. Matches will be contested over 45 overs per innings.
South Africa will host the Over-40 World Cup in 2024. South Africa hosted the Over-50 World Cup earlier this year.
More Over-40 inter-provincial tournament (IPT) news
- Ashwell Prince to captain Western Province Over-40, who make one change
- Rikus Walters, James Albanie named in Boland Over-40 squad
- Former Cape Cobras batsman Derek Brand named in Titans Over-40 squad
- Bohemian Cricket Club dominate Border Over-40 squad selection
- Former Proteas Alviro Petersen, Garnett Kruger in Lions Over-40 squad
- Former Dolphins batsman Kyle Smit named in East Rand Over-40 squad