Rwanda April 6, 2008

Rwanda get financial boost

Rwanda's cricketers have been boosted by two new sponsors ahead of next week’s ICC World Cricket League Division 3 tournament in Johannesburg.

Rwanda's cricketers have been boosted by two new sponsors ahead of next week’s ICC World Cricket League Division 3 tournament in Johannesburg.

MTN offered Frw1.5m and v added Frw 0.4m to join sponsors which include the ministry of sports and culture, Rwandair Express and Rwanda Development Bank.

A Ugandan side will play two matches against Rwanda – one Twenty20 and one 50-over contest – this week. Srinath Vardhineni, Rwanda’s captain, said that the team were looking forward to a good performance. "How well we perform against the Ugandans will have a huge bearing on how we shall play in South Africa,” he said.

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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