August 15, 2011


Sponsor boost for Kenyan tournaments

Martin Williamson

Cricket Kenya’s news east Africa tournaments have received a boost with news that paint manufacturer Crown Berger has been signed up as the competition sponsor.

The deal is worth 1.5 Kenyan Shillings (US$16,000) and is to support both the Twenty 20 East Africa Premier League and 50-over East Africa Cup.


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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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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