March 13, 2006

Uganda

Uganda benefit from Aussie generosity

Martin Williamson

The Uganda Cricket Association has received a major shipment of equipment from Australia, the largest ever donation in the history of Ugandan cricket. The donation included more than 100 bats, 150 pairs of pads, junior cricket equipment, gloves, helmets, stumps, wicketkeeping gear and more.

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Posted by Chemosit on (March 14, 2006, 0:13 GMT)

What a fantastic effort by Bankstown CC. All credit to those who organised this. other Associates would do well to nurture any similar contacts they have. A step further would be for Bankstown to take on a Ugandan player - imagine the boost that would give their (Uganda's) players!

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Martin Williamson
Executive editor Martin Williamson joined the Wisden website in its planning stages in 2001 after failing to make his millions in the internet boom when managing editor of Sportal. Before that he was in charge of Sky Sports Online and helped launch and run Sky News Online. With a preference for all things old (except his wife and children), he has recently confounded colleagues by displaying an uncharacteristic fondness for Twenty20 cricket. His enthusiasm for the game is sadly not matched by his ability, but he remains convinced that he might be a late developer and perseveres in the hope of an England call-up with his middle-order batting and non-spinning offbreaks. He is now managing editor of ESPN EMEA Digital Group as well as his Cricinfo responsibilities.

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