Spain national squad during 2019 La Manga T20 Tri-series - Image by Cricket Espana @Cricket_Espana (Twitter)

Cricket Espana will be hosting the Iberia Cup T20I Tri-series from Oct 25th – 27th, 2019 at La Manga Club in Murcia. Spain will be competing against Portugal and Gibraltar in the tournament, which will be played in a double round-robin group stage format. All matches will be official T20I games and will carry ranking points towards Global ICC Men’s T20I Team rankings.

The Iberia Cup was last contested in 2008 between Spain and Gibraltar in a 2-match series, in which Spain triumphed. While Spain toured Finland for a bi-lateral T20I series and hosted a Tri-series earlier this year, where they played official T20I games against Malta in the event, Gibraltar and Portugal were last seen in International action during ICC Europe sub-regional qualifiers for T20 World Cup held in Netherlands in 2018.

The matches in the tournament will be live streamed on European Cricket Network (ECN) website.

Squads

Spain: Taqueer Hussain, Atif Mehmood, Ravi Panchal, Paul Hennessy, Christian Muñoz-Mills, Faran Afzal, Jack Perman, Tom Vine, Rhys Morgan, Awais Ahmed, Yasir Ali, Kuldeep Lal, Zulqarnain Haider, Nadim Hussain, Adeel Raja & Mucktair Singh

Gibraltar: Matt Hunter (Captain), Balaji Avinash Pai, Nikhil Advani, Mark Bacarese, Timothy Caruana, Luke Collado, Chris Delaney, James Fitzgerald, Julian Freyone, Mark Garratt, Ric Hatchman, Kenroy Nestor, Adam Orfila & Ed Packard

2019 Iberia Cup Schedule

Date Match Venue Time (Local)
25-Oct-19 Spain vs Portugal La Manga Cricket Ground 03:00PM
26-Oct-19 Portugal vs Gibraltar La Manga Cricket Ground 08:45AM
Gibraltar vs Spain La Manga Cricket Ground 12:15PM
Spain vs Portugal La Manga Cricket Ground 03:15PM
27-Oct-19 Gibraltar vs Portugal La Manga Cricket Ground 10:00AM
Spain vs Gibraltar La Manga Cricket Ground 02:00PM
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