Cricket Cranes Off to Namibia For Castle Lite Series

The Cricket Cranes were on Monday flagged off to Namibia for the Castle Lite Series Scheduled to take place between 5-13 July.

The travelling team has two players (Ronald Lutaya and Juma Miyaji) who missed the Cricket Cranes victory at the Continent Cup in Nairobi, Kenya last month return to the team.

Lutaya who missed the trip due to an examination is excited about his return.

“I felt bad when I missed the Continent Cup, but I was always hopeful of retuning to the team,” Lutaya who only made his senior team debut last year in Rwanda said.

“I feel excited to be back. It’s a big thing for me, and I have to continue helping the team. My role is to score runs. I have to get those runs, but most importantly I have to enjoy.

“The management still has hope in me and my abilities. I will continue working hard to see that the team stays on the high.”

The two come in place of Siraje Nsubuga who made his national team debut in Nairobi and Roger Mukasa. Both players have not yet recovered from the injuries they suffered during the continent Cup.

The Castle Lite Series will be played in both the T20 and 50 Over formats, with the former taking place between 5th and 9th. The 50-Over matches will then follow on 11th and 13th.

Uganda lost the Series 2-1 in T20 last year, but drew 1-1 in the longer version.

The traveling squad:

Brian Masaba, Cyrus Kakuru, Robinson Obuya, Henry Senyondo, Bilal Hassun, Simon Ssesazi, Alpesh Ramjani, Kenneth Waiswa, Riazat Ali Shah, Dinesh Nakrani, Juma Miyaji, Pascal Murungi, Ronald Lutaya, Frank Nsubuga.



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