The 14 man squad to represent Austria at Pepsi ICC Europe Division 2 has been finalised, with a further five players named on standby. Players who were part of the extended squad who have missed out on selection should not be discouraged - many of them are up and coming cricketers who will have further chances in the future to perform for the national team.
The Austrian National Team's fixtures for its participation at the Hungary T20 Tournament in Budapest on 5-8 June have been confirmed. The national team will take on Poland and Hungary A in their group, with the two top sides going through to the semi-finals. The other group will feature Hungary, Malta and a team from the United Arab Emirates.
The ICC Europe Division 3 T20 tournament got underway in La Manga with two rounds of matches on the first day. Hosts Spain opened their campagin with a victory over Greece, while Belgium overcame Israel.
Belgium lost to Spain in the match of the tournament and gained promotion to Pepsi ICC Europe Division 2 by the closest of margins on net run rate.
After morning and afternoon fixtures on the open day of the Pepsi ICC Europe Division 3 tournament in La Manga, proceedings on the second day got off to a later start on the second day, with fixtures only in the afternoon.