Uganda’s T20 World Cup Squad Announced

Uganda’s T20 World Cup Squad Announced
T20 World Cup Squad

Summary:

  • Summary: Uganda’s cricket team, participating in their first Senior World Cup, features notable batsmen Riazat Ali Shah and Dinesh Nakrani. Youngster Juma Miyaji brings U19 World Cup experience. Uganda previously had representation in the 1975 Cricket World Cup through the now defunct East African team.

Riazat Ali Shah and Dinesh Nakrani are two notable aggressors with the bat, and the side also boasts U19 World Cup experience thanks to youngster Juma Miyaji, who played in the West Indies in 2022.

Although this is the first time that Uganda has participated in a Senior World Cup of any type, Uganda has been represented in a global event through the now defunct East African team that competed in the 1975 Cricket World Cup. Samuel Walusimbi was the only Ugandan player in the squad and played in three matches.

Uganda will start their T20 World Cup campaign on June 3 against Afghanistan in Guyana.

Selection: Brian Masaba (c), Simon Ssesazi, Roger Mukasa, Cosmas Kyewuta, Dinesh Nakrani, Fred Achelam, Kenneth Waiswa, Alpesh Ramjani, Frank Nsubuga, Henry Ssenyondo, Bilal Hassun, Robinson Obuya, Riazat Ali Shah (vc), Juma Miyaji, Ronak Patel.

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