Cricket: Victoria Pearls Set To Face Qatar, Kenya in Nairobi

Uganda Lady Cricket Cranes final squad for the Nairobi series where they will face hosts Kenya and Qatar, has been confirmed.

The Victoria Pearls team will be captained by Consy Aweko for the tournament slated in December 11-21.

The tournament marks a return of Proscovia Alako, Immaculate Nakisuyi, Stephanie Nampiina, Irene Alumo, and Proscovia Illoku who have missed the last international engagements.

The matches will have T20i status and there will be ranking points to collect for either of the sides.

The Victoria Pearls are ranked 19th in the World and will be hoping that they can be able to improve on that ranking.

The side will be led by Head Coaches Lawrence Ssematimba and his assistant Lawrence Ssempijja for the series.

The team was successful in Nepal early this year and they will be hoping to do better with a more experienced squad.

Ahead of a year that has qualifiers for the Victoria Pearls the series will help the girls to test themselves against quality opposition.

Uganda’s Schedule:
*Dec 13: Kenya
*Dec 15: Qatar
*Dec 17: Kenya
*Dec 19: Qatar
*Dec 21: Finals

Full Team: Consy Aweko (Captain), Janet Mbabazi, Immaculate Nakisuyi, Stephanie Nampiina, Irene Alumo, Kevin Awino, Proscovia Alako, Patricia Malemikia, Evelyn Anyipo, Gloria Obukor, Sarah Akiteng, Phiona Khulume, Esther Iloku, Rita Musamali.

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