Kyle Coetzer (Captain)
Born: Aberdeen, Scotland
Batting: Right hand bat
Bowling: Right arm medium fast
Rep Hon: Scotland U13, U15, U17, U19, U23, “A” and 5 senior Scotland caps.
From a family in which a number of sports have played a major part, Kyle also played a range of sports – including trials for the national U15 soccer side and Aberdeen F.C. – before cricket took over as his main love. This is his second youth World Cup, having played in the previous tournament in New Zealand. He has captained the Scotland junior sides from U15 level through to the current side. Kyle has recently returned from his second spell at the Western Province Academy in South Africa where, in 2002/03 when he acted as 12th man for Western Province. From the Stoneywood-Dyce club, which also provides Gordon Goudie to the squad, he has just finished his first season at the Durham County Cricket Club Academy, he has played for the County 2nd XI and has impressed not only his coaches but also everyone associated with the club. His favourite player is Jacques Kallis (South Africa) because he likes the way Kallis plays.
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