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Africa Cup T20: Kyewuta, Miyaji out as Siraje Nsubuga makes Cricket Cranes squad

by Rose Agwang
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Cricket Cranes will miss the services of opening bowlers Cosmos Kyewuta and Juma Miyaji at the Continental Cup T20 Africa.

Head Coach Laurence Mahatlane‘s squad depth will be put to the test in Kenya from 9th June at the Gymkhana Cricket Ground.

Miyaji is out because of a back injury while Kyewuta misses out due to his ongoing trials in South Africa.

The selected 14-man squad includes debutants bowler Siraje Nsubuga and good hitter Robinson Obuya.

Hassan, Miyaji, and Riazat at one of Cricket Cranes training sessions

It also includes returnees in pace bowler Hassan Bilal and dependable all-rounder Dinesh Nakrani.

Nakrani last played for Uganda last year in August during the ICC Cricket World Cup Challenge League B in Jersey.

And Hassan, he wasn’t in the squad that played the Bilateral Series that happened in Qatar in March 2023.

Hassan and Riazat Ali Shah are expected to open the bowling for Uganda in the absence of Miyaji and Kyewuta.

Kenya open the tournament against Botswana on 9th June, but the Cricket Cranes will face Tanzania on June 10.

The same day the, Victoria Pearls will face Kenya at the Kwibuka Women’s T20 tournament in Kigali Rwanda.

Robinson Obuya

The team in full.

Roger Mukasa, Simon Ssesazi, Kenneth Waiswa, Riazat Ali Shah, Dinesh Nakrani, Alpesh Ramjani, Brian Masaba (Captain), Cyrus Kakuru, Robinson Obuya, Franco Nsubuga, Henry Ssenyondo, Bilal Hassan, Pascal Murungi, Siraje Nsubuga

Fred Achelam and Calvin Watuwa

Courtesy Photos

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