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By Tony Munro
Joe Scuderi, the former Lancashire allrounder, will captain Italy in the ICC World Cricket League Division Four tournament in Tanzania early next month. Vincenzo Pennazza, who represented South Africa at the 2004 Under-19 World Cup is also in the 14-man squad.
Squad: Joe Scuderi (capt), Din Alaud, Andrea Corbellari, Gayashan Munasinghe, Hemantha Jayasena, Samantha Ketipe, Thushara Kurukulasuriya, Andrew Northcote, Nicholas Northcote, Vincenzo Pennazza, Kelum Pereram Peter Petricola, Luca Poli, Nicola Puccio.
Staff writer Nishi studied journalism because she didn't want to study at all. As she spent most of the time at j-school stationed in front of the TV watching cricket her placement officer had no choice but to send out a desperate plea to the editor of ESPNcricinfo to hire her. Though some of the senior staff was suspicious at that a diploma in journalism was the worst thing that could happen to ESPNcricinfo and she did nothing to allay them, she continues to log in everyday and do her two bits for cricket.