Uganda’s senior National Cricket team, The Cricket Cranes, have been flagged off to Namibia ahead of bilateral series.
The team returns to action for the first time since Covid19 pandemic haltered sports activities in March last year.
Uganda Cricket Cranes.Photo by Eddie Chicco
Uganda last featured at the India-Qatar tour in January 2020.
The team leaves on Thursday and will play three T20 and two 50-over matches in Namibia before departure on April 9.
The team will be housed in a bubble and all games will be played under strict Covid19 guidelines.
Flagging off the team on Monday morning at Lugogo, NCS General Secretary Bernard Patrick Ogwel asked the players to remain disciplined throughout the games.
Cricket Cranes Head coach Laurence Mahatlane is excited about...
Sam Walusimbi Former World Cup player and founder of the Club Wanderer (R) awards, awards Man of Series - Wasim Butt (Aziz Damani Scorpions) left.
Best Batsman - Wasim Butt (Aziz Damani Scorpions)
Best Bowler - Nsubuga Sirajje (Royal Varsani Bucks)
Best Wicketkeeper - Stephen Wabwose (Aziz Damani Scorpions)
Chairman Of Uganda Cricket Association Bashir Badu (R) awards Best Fielder - Kiiza Jonathan (Royal Varsani Bucks) left
Chairman Of Uganda Cricket Association awards Nsubuga Siraje
Chairman Of Uganda Cricket Association Bashir Badu (R) awards awards Stephen Wabwose (L)
Wednesday-DAY FOUR - UGANDA ELITE LEAGUE*
Today's Results – Game One*
The Royal Varsani Bucks 108/4 (20 overs)
Aziz Damani Scorpions 104/5 (15.3 overs)
*Man of Match:* Suleman Sharif of Aziz Damani Scorpions (59 off 37; 3 fours & 5 sixes)
_(Aziz Damani Scorpions won by 23 runs (DLS method - Match reduced to 15.3 overs, target 81 runs)_
The Royal Varsani Bucks vs. Aziz Damani Scorpions
_(Match Abandoned Without A Ball Being Bowled – No Resut – Points Shared)_
*Today's MATCHES – LUGOGO OVAL*
*10am:* Aziz Damani Scorpions vs. Mamba Challengers
*2pm:* Mamba Challengers vs. The Royal Varsani Bucks