October 23, 2002

Tasmania name team for Brisbane

The Tasmanian Selectors have today announced the Cascade Tasmanian Tigers squad to play the Queensland Bulls in their first ING Cup match of the season on Sunday 27th October, 2002 at the Gabba in Brisbane.

The selectors and the Tasmanian Cricket Association have created what is believed to be a World first by nominating a team leadership group for ING Cup matches. Jamie Cox will mentor the leadership group which consists of Jamie, Michael DiVenuto, Daniel Marsh and Sean Clingeleffer.

This practice has been taking place with success during all pre-season lead up matches. Jamie will continue to Captain the team with each member of the group taking on roles during matches to extend their experience in leadership.

CASCADE TASMANIAN TIGERS

George BAILEY
Sean CLINGELEFFER
Jamie COX (Captain)
Graeme CUNNINGHAM
Gerard DENTON
Michael DIGHTON
Michael Di VENUTO
Xavier DOHERTY
Adam GRIFFITH
Daniel MARSH
Shannon TUBB
Shane WATSON
Damien WRIGHT

The 13th man will be announced on the morning of the match.

Adam Griffith has been selected for Tasmania for the first time. Adam is a tall right arm medium pace bowler who has performed well at ACB Cup level in previous seasons and has forced his way into the team following a strong pre-season this winter.

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