Uganda names squad for ICC Challenge League B tournament

Cricket Cranes coach Lawrence Mahatlane has named a 14-man squad for the ICC Challenge League B tournament slated to take place in Kampala next month.

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The tournament, played in three rounds is a qualification pathway to the 2023 50 over World Cup. Uganda emerged winner of the first round held in Oman in 2019.

Due to Covid 19, the holding the second round suffered a number of setbacks.

Following the successful launch last week, Uganda has now summoned its players.

The South African has named Brian Masaba to captain the side that includes; Emmanuel Hasahya, Simon Ssesazi, Ronak Patel, Deus Muhumuza, Riazat Ali, Fred Achelam, Dinesh Nakrani, Frank Nsubuga, Juma Miyaga, Cosmas Kyewuta, Henry Ssenyondo, Kenneth Waiswa and Frank Akankwasa.

The top side after the three rounds will move onto the next round of qualifiers.

Uganda will play host to Hong Kong, Jersey, Bermuda, Italy, and Kenya from June 14th -28th while the final round will be hosted by Jersey from July 28th -August 10th.

The tournament will be hosted at the Lugogo Cricket Grounds and Kyambogo University Cricket Grounds.

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