The National Team completed their annual fitness testing on Saturday October 24th at the National Sports Centre. The fitness tests include the Yo-Yo Intermittent Recovery test, Plank test and Press Up test. These tests have been identified as assessing essential fitness components within cricket - stamina, speed, core strength, muscular endurance and upper body strength. Squad training is broken into quarters of the calendar year and every 12 weeks there will be fitness testing and evaluation of commitment. With the squad training all year round in preparation for World Cup qualifiers and T20 Internationals fitness levels are now more important than ever. The National Team expected standards are on the Fitness for Cricket page.
The National Team fitness results have shown significant improvements with the inception of regular squad strength and conditioning training and this years fitness results were very promising. This is testament to the hard work of the players and Nathan Knights the S&C coach.
IOMCA National Squad for T20 International vs Guernsey 2020
The National team squad for the T20 International on Friday 21st August at College Fields 16:00 start will be:
Matt Ansell (Captain) Adam McAuley Nathan Knights Ollie Webster George Burrows Carl Hartmann (WK) Chris Langford Joe Burrows Sam Mills Corbin Liebenberg Jacob Butler Ed Walker Fraser Clarke
The National Team will play a three-match T20 series on Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd with the Friday T20 being an international ranking match streamed live,
National Team Video 2020
The National Team training group wanted to show everyone what they have been up to since squad training finished due to Covid-19. Hopefully everyone will be back playing soon!
National Squad Fitness Testing 2019
In preparation for World Cup qualifiers in 2020 the National Team took part in a series of fitness tests on October 5th 2019 including the Yo Yo Intermittent Recovery Test, countermovement jump, press up and plank test. The expected standards for these tests are on the fitness for cricket page of the website.
Isle of Man National Team Squad Holland 2018
Adam McCauley, Corbin Liebenberg, Nick White, Joe Burrows, Chris Langford, Nathan Knights, Sam Mills, Eddie Beard Charlie Beard, Ollie Webster, George Burrows, Matt Ansell (Capt), Danny Kniveton, Kieran Cawte
Isle of Man National Team Squad Sweden 2016
The Isle of Man National team currently compete in ICC Europe Division 2. These competitions are run bi-annually and played in T20 formats. Selection for the team is made 6 weeks before the tournament and is based on performances in Super 2's matches and club cricket. The 2016 squad for the competition based in Sweden is: P Littlejohn - Captain (Peel & St Johns) A McAuley (Cronkbourne) O Webster (Peel & St Johns) D Kniveton (Crosby) C Hawke (Peel & St Johns) A Killey (Cronkbourne) D Hawke (Peel & St Johns) N White (Peel & St Johns) M Ansell (Cronkbourne) S Mills (Cronkbourne) K Cawte (Peel & St Johns) G Burrows (Finch Hill) A Van Den Berg (Peel & St Johns) N Knights (Cronkbourne)
Reserves: D Laughlin (Castletown) R Windell (Crosby)
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