Veteran of over 12,500 first-class runs to captain NZ at Over-50 World Cup in SA

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Former first-class cricketer Adrian Dale will captain New Zealand at March 2023’s Over-50 World Cup in New Zealand.

Dale played 251 first-class matches and scored over 12,500 runs – and took 250-plus wickets – during a prolific career with Glamorgan in English county cricket.

He retired from Glamorgan in 2004 and relocated to New Zealand.

New Zealand 2023 Over-50 World Cup squad

  1. Adrian Dale (captain)
  2. Dean Askew
  3. Ian Billcliff
  4. Jason Campbell
  5. Robbie Frew
  6. Dave Goldingham
  7. Mike Harrow
  8. Andrew Hore
  9. Bert Horner
  10. Ronny Kotkamp
  11. Andrew Nuttall
  12. Colin Owens
  13. Richard Petrie
  14. Mason Robinson
  15. Adil Somani
  16. John Vujnovich

The 2023 tournament will feature 56 matches at several venues across Cape Town and surrounds, from 6 to 20 March. The final will be played at Newlands.

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2023 Over-50 World Cup divisions

Division A

  • Australia
  • West Indies
  • New Zealand
  • Zimbabwe
  • Canada
  • Sri Lanka
  • United States of America

Division B

  • Pakistan
  • England
  • South Africa
  • Wales
  • India
  • Namibia
  • United Arab Emirates

This is the second time the Over-50 World Cup has been played in South Africa. The 2020 edition was suspended amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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