Cricket Kenya Names 14 man Squad For Rwanda Trip

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The chairman of the Cricket Kenya selection committee Alfred Njuguna with white shirt leads players and officials in a press conference that saw a team of 14 players being named for the Rwanda mens ICC T20 world Cup

By Wilson Amondo

Cricket Kenya interim selection committee has announced the Senior Men’s National Cricket Team to Kigali, Rwanda for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Sub Regional Africa A Qualifier. The tournament is scheduled to take place in Kigali, Rwanda on15th – 26th November 2022 in a round robin format and is the first step towards the 2024 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup.

The top two teams from the tournament will join the winner and runner up of the Africa Sub Regional Qualifier B tournament. The event gets underway from 1st-9th December. They will play against Regional final alongside Namibia, Uganda and Zimbabwe. The top two teams from the Regional event will proceed to the World Cup which will be hosted by West Indies and the United States.

The Selection panel has appointed a new captain and vice-captain to lead an integrated team of experience and upcoming talent. The team has been in camp for the last two weeks at the Nairobi Gymkhana, in readiness for the task ahead and we are confident that they will put on a good show.

SQUAD

  1. Rushabh Patel Swamibapa Sports Club
  2. Pushkar Sharma–Ruarakaaka Sports Club
  3. Irfan Karim(WK) –Aziz Damani Cricket Club(Uganda)
  4. Collins ObuyaObuya Cricket Academy
  5. Rakep PatelKanbis Sports Club
  6. Sukhdeep SinghSikh Union Sports Club
  7. Sachin Bhudia (C)–Kanbis Sports Club
  8. Nelson Odhiambo–Kanbis Sports Club
  9. Tanzeel SheikhStray Lions Cricket Club
  10. Lucas Oluoch(VC)Nairobi Gymkhana
  11. Shem NgocheStray Lions Cricket Club
  12. Emmanuel Bundi–KanbisSports Club
  13. Peter Koech–Swamibapa Sports Club
  14. Vraj PatelStray Lions Cricket Club