Germany Squad
Hamid Bhatti (captain)
German citizen. Member of the national team since 1992 and its captain since 1997. A genuine all-rounder. Right hand fast bowler and left hand middle-order bat. Highest international score of 165 not out against Greece.
Zaheer Ahmad
Played top class cricket in Pakistan before emigrating to Germany. Member of the national team since 1997 and one of its most talented players. Right hand fast bowler and sound right hand middle order bat.
Abdul Bhatti
German citizen. Member of the national team since 1990 and captain until 1996. Undoubtedly the most elegant batsman in Germany and, arguably, the most devastating. Germany's most prolific rungetter at any international tournament. Highest international score of 174 not out against Switzerland (in an unbeaten second wicket partnership of 349 with Shamas Khan).
Mark Broderson
German citizen. Represents Husum CC where he has been playing cricket from the age of seven. Member of the national team since 1998. Left hand opening batsman with a highest international score of 104 not out against Gibraltar.
Jacob Bumke
German citizen. A newcomer to the team and its youngest member at 20. Captained the German Under 19 team at the ECC Under 19 Championship in Northern Ireland last year. Right hand bat and right hand leg spin bowler.
Renald Buss
German citizen who represents Husum CC where he has played since the age of nine. Member of the national team since 1998. Right hand middle order bat and steady right hand medium pace bowler.
Shamas Ud-din Khan
German citizen. Member of the national team since 1997. Right hand opening bat. Highest international score of 200 not out against Switzerland (in an undefeated second wicket partnership of 349 with Abdul Bhatti). The side's reserve wicketkeeper.
David Lorenz
German citizen. Newcomer to the national team. A right hand opening bat who learned his cricket in Australia. Presently captain of Crefeld CC in Nordrhein-Westfalia and the Vice-President of the German Cricket Association.
Gerrit Mueller
German citizen. Represents Husum CC where he has played since the age of seven. Member of the national team since 1998. A very correct right hand middle-order bat. Highest international score of 199 not out against France. Was top of the ECC tournament averages in 1998 with a total of 209 runs at 69.67.
Christian Musfeldt
Cabris
German citizen. He returns to the side after having last played in 1997. A left hand opening bat who learned his cricket in Australia.
Dilip Nair
German citizen. A newcomer to the national team. Left hand medium pace bowler and powerful right hand bat. In the form of his life, having just taken four wickets in successive balls in a DCB League Cup match and having scored 168 runs in a recent German North League chapionship game.
Ayoob Pasha
Member of the national team since 1998. The wicketkeeper who stunned everybody watching him at the 1998 European Championships in Holland. A useful right hand middle order bat.
Christian Petersen
German citizen who represents Husum CC in North Germany where he learned his cricket. A newcomer to the national side. Off-spin bowler and right hand bat.
Wayne van Dalsum
A native Kiwi, who has played with some of the best back home. He returns to the national side after having been a member until 1996. left hand medium pace bowler and left hand opening bat.
Arshad Razvi
Manager. President of one of the founder members of the DCB, Cosmopolitan CC, which has won more German championships than any other club. Member of the DCB Sports Committee.
Harold Rhodes
Coach. Ex-Derbyshire and England. German National Coach since 1994 who has brought a more 'professional' attitude to German cricket and to the national team in particular.
John Middleton
Umpire. ACU full member. Has run Part 1 Umpires exams for German-based umpires.