Namibia select former ODI cricketer for Over-40 World Cup in Cape Town

Gerrie Snyman cricketGerrie Snyman.

Former ODI cricketer Gerrie Snyman has been included in Nambia Over-40’s squad for this year’s inaugural Over-40 World Cup in South Africa.

Snyman played five ODIs for Namibia during the 2003 Cricket World Cup. He took three wickets against England in Port Elizabeth and two against Pakistan in Kimberley.

Namibia Over-40 will be without seamer Hendrik Geldenhuys, who has been sidelined by injury. He was among the leading wicket-takers at the Africa Cup in Pretoria late last year.

Western Province Over-40 batsman Duane Viljoen has been named in Namibia Over-40’s squad, too.

Namibia Over-40 World Cup squad

  1. Nicolaas Buys (captain)
  2. Asad Abbas
  3. Riaan de Witt
  4. Johan Nel
  5. Jaco Duvenhage
  6. Conrad Jacobs
  7. Rowan Erasmus
  8. Pieter Meuwesen
  9. Christo Greeff
  10. Duane Viljoen
  11. Saleem Muhammad
  12. Gerrie Snyman
  13. Rudi Scholtz
  14. Wimpie Martins
  15. Norbet Manyande
  16. Francois Fuscher


  • Andre Jansen
  • Heinz Feddersen
  • Jaco Schoonbee

The 12-team Over-40 World Cup will be played in the Western Cape, South Africa, from 19 February to 1 March 2024.

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2024 Over-40 World Cup – dates, fixtures, venues

Date Fixture Venue
19 February USA v Australia Claremont Cricket Club
19 February England v Zimbabwe Western Province
19 February Canada v Namibia Cape Town Cricket Club
19 February Sri Lanka v UAE Durbanville Cricket Club
19 February South Africa v Wales Green Point Cricket Club
19 February New Zealand v India Claremont Cricket Club
20 February Zimbabwe v Canada South African College High School (SACS)
20 February England v USA Reddam House Constantia
20 February Namibia v Australia Westerford High School
20 February UAE v India Milnerton High School
20 February Sri Lanka v South Africa Bergvliet High School
20 February Wales v New Zealand Wynberg Boys’ High School
22 February USA v Zimbabwe Bergvliet High School
22 February Canada v Australia Wynberg Boys’ High School
22 February England v Namibia Milnerton High School
22 February UAE v South Africa Bishops Diocesan College
22 February India v Wales Reddam House Constantia
22 February Sri Lanka v New Zealand Westerford High School
23 February Zimbabwe v Namibia Claremont Cricket Club
23 February Australia v England Rondebosch Cricket Club
23 February USA v Canada Western Proivince Cricket Club
23 February Wales v UAE Groot Drakenstein Games Club
23 February South Africa v New Zealand Claremont Cricket Club
23 February India v Sri Lanka Wynberg Cricket Club
25 February Zimbabwe v Australia Groot Drakenstein Game Club
25 February USA v Namibia Rondebosch Cricket Club
25 February Canada v England Green Point Cricket Club
25 February New Zealand v UAE Western Province Cricket Club
25 February Sri Lanka v Wales Cape Town Cricket Club
25 February South Africa v India Durbanville Cricket Club
27 February Match 31: First in group A v second in group B Green Point Cricket Club
27 February Match 32: Second in group A v first in group B Rondebosch Cricket Club
27 February Match 33: Third in group A v fourth in group B Claremont Cricket Club
27 February Match 34: Fourth in group A v third in group B Cape Town Cricket Club
27 February Match 35: Fifth in group A v sixth in group B Claremont Cricket Club
27 February Match 36: Sixth in group A v fifth in group B Durbanville Cricket Club
29 February Match 31 loser v match 32 loser Claremont Cricket Club
29 February Match 33 winner v match 34 winner Claremont Cricket Club
29 February Match 35 winner v match 36 winner Rondebosch Cricket Club
29 February Match 33 loser v match 34 loser Cape Town Cricket Club
29 February Match 35 loser v match 36 loser Green Point Cricket Club
1 March Final Western Province Cricket Club

Over-40 World Cup groups

Group A

  1. England
  2. Australia
  3. United States of America
  4. Zimbabwe
  5. Canada
  6. Namibia

Group B

  1. New Zealand
  2. South Africa
  3. India
  4. Wales
  5. Sri Lanka
  6. United Arab Emirates

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