Kenya September 20, 2007

Cricket Kenya launches national league

Cricket Kenya is set to announce the launch of a national elite league with matches starting this November.

Cricket Kenya is set to announce the launch of a national elite league with matches starting this November.

In the aftermath of Kenya's performances at the ICC World Twenty20 there was widespread media criticism of the fact that there was no such competition, but it emerges that the board's plans were already at an advanced stage.

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Martin Williamson is executive editor of ESPNcricinfo and managing editor of ESPN Digital Media in Europe, the Middle East and Africa

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  • andy on February 13, 2008, 17:01 GMT

    Though numbers wise cricket does not quite compete with sports like football, or hockey Cricket Kenya's management does seem to have earned greater confidence with the larger corporate sponsors in Kenya with Institutions like East Africa Breweries Limited pitching in.

  • farhan on September 21, 2007, 10:13 GMT

    great news for cricket kenya, hope that format will be big hit in kenya and produce some good players for kenya,praying for the best for CK,BUT on reality note that need sponsers and money to make that successfull events.will they be able to extract sponsers for crciket in kenya, thats big question,i think they need for a man like Stanford to help them out. I am not sure cricket in kenya is too high profile game to have any sponser

  • andy on February 13, 2008, 17:01 GMT

    Though numbers wise cricket does not quite compete with sports like football, or hockey Cricket Kenya's management does seem to have earned greater confidence with the larger corporate sponsors in Kenya with Institutions like East Africa Breweries Limited pitching in.

  • farhan on September 21, 2007, 10:13 GMT

    great news for cricket kenya, hope that format will be big hit in kenya and produce some good players for kenya,praying for the best for CK,BUT on reality note that need sponsers and money to make that successfull events.will they be able to extract sponsers for crciket in kenya, thats big question,i think they need for a man like Stanford to help them out. I am not sure cricket in kenya is too high profile game to have any sponser

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  • farhan on September 21, 2007, 10:13 GMT

    great news for cricket kenya, hope that format will be big hit in kenya and produce some good players for kenya,praying for the best for CK,BUT on reality note that need sponsers and money to make that successfull events.will they be able to extract sponsers for crciket in kenya, thats big question,i think they need for a man like Stanford to help them out. I am not sure cricket in kenya is too high profile game to have any sponser

  • andy on February 13, 2008, 17:01 GMT

    Though numbers wise cricket does not quite compete with sports like football, or hockey Cricket Kenya's management does seem to have earned greater confidence with the larger corporate sponsors in Kenya with Institutions like East Africa Breweries Limited pitching in.