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Pothas and Compton in MCC squad to tour Bermuda

Former Scotland international Craig Wright will lead a strong MCC touring party to Bermuda next month. Wright, who was his country's leading wicket-taker when he retired in 2009, is captain of a 14-man squad that includes former South Africa wicketkeeper Nic Pothas and Somerset batsman Nick Compton. England legend Geoff Boycott will also be making the trip as the team's ambassador, while Mike Griffith, the MCC Chairman of Cricket, fills the role of team manager. MCC: Nicholas Compton (Middlesex CCC, Somerset CCC), Andre Geldenhuys (Stellenbosch University, Wimbledon CC), Steven Hobson (Boland, Wimbledon CC) Craig De Weymarn (Shropshire CCC, Bournemouth CC), William Jones (Leicestershire CCC, Hertfordshire CCC, Tring Park CC), Nikolaos Pothas (South Africa, Hampshire CCC), Josh Knappett (Worcestershire CCC, Unicorns, Finchley CC), Paul Muchall (MCC YC), Richard Gilbert (Oxfordshire CCC, Oxford CC), Craig Wright (Captain; Scotland, Watsonian CC), Michael Baer (Lancashire CCC, St Annes CC), Timothy Van Noort (Sussex CCC, Hellingly CC), Andrew Birley (Cheshire CCC, Oxton CC). Geoffrey Boycott OBE (Ambassador; England, Yorkshire CCC), Mike Griffith (Manager; Sussex CCC, MCC Chairman of Cricket), John Tythcott (Umpire). See tomorrow's Royal Gazette for full story.