May 27, 2009

Kenya

Kenya host Under-13 tournament

Martin Williamson

Cricket Kenya will be hosting the ACA/EA Under-13 cricket tournament in Nakuru between June 4 and 8. The five-day event will consist of teams from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda.

The Kenya team will be selected from both public and private schools at provincial level. Trial games took place in Nakuru on May 22 at Greensteds School and six boys were chosen to be considered in the National/Final selection.

Nairobi trials will be held at Aga Khan Sports Club on May 28 from 9am to 1pm, Saturday May 30 from 1pm to 4pm and on June 1 from 9am to 1pm. Those in the Coast region will take place at Burhani Sports Club on May 30 between 9am and 12:30pm.

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Posted by Ben on (June 10, 2009, 3:29 GMT)

So it appears Kenya are off the pace again finishing 3rd of 3 in this tournament. Very worrying signs.

Posted by Ben on (June 4, 2009, 6:51 GMT)

I guess we'll find out this week if Kenya have appropriate strength at Under 13 level. They seem to have put together a good selection process, so hopefully it produces the goods for them.

Posted by Vikram Maingi on (June 1, 2009, 5:44 GMT)

Does Kenya have an appropriate Under-13 strength? The standard of their game is going downw at a very fast pace. The semi-finalists of 2003 World Cup couldn't manage to get a Berth in 2009 T20 World Cup.

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Posted by colin macbeth on (May 27, 2009, 13:27 GMT)

I trust Cricket Without Boundaries (www.cricketwithoutboundaries.com) will be heavily involved in this. If so, it should be a great competition; the organisation does sterling work in Africa. Nothing ventured, nothing gained! 'Topspinner'

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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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