Cricket: Uganda to Face Kenya in Warmup Series Ahead of ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Qualifiers

Ahead of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Qualifiers that get underway on 7th December in Entebbe, Uganda is set to face Kenya in a three-day warm up series.

This pre-tournament series was initially slated to feature all the four East African nations including Tanzania and Rwanda, but after the two nations pulling out, the Victoria Pearls will now face Kenya in the Bilateral warm up series.

Kenya is set to jet in the country on Tuesday 21st. The first two warm up games are scheduled for Wednesday at the Serenity Oval in Kamengo.

The third game will be played on Thursday before wrapping up the proceedings on Friday with a double header.

A team of sixteen has been selected for this series. It includes teenagers Malisa Ariokot and Lorna Anyait, Susan Kakai and Sarah Walaza, the two Wanderers players who are hoping to make a return to the national team.

The squad in full.

Consy Aweko (c), Janet Mbabazi (v.c.), Kevin Awino, Immaculate Nakisuyi, Rita Musamali, Stephanie Nampiina, Irene Alumo, Evelyn Anyipo, Patricia Malemikia, Sarah Akiteng, Malisa Ariokot, Lona Anyait, Phiona Kulume, Gloria Abukor, Susan Kakai, Sarah Walaza.

Sandrah Nassali