World Cricket League Division 7

Teams named for Division Seven tournament

ESPNcricinfo staff

April 17, 2011

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Hisham Mirza receives the WCL Division Eight trophy from ICC board director Mustafa Kamal, Kuwait v Germany, WCL Division 8 Final, Ahmadi City, November 12, 2010
Hisham Mirza, who led Kuwait to success in Division Eight last year, will captain once again at the Division Seven tournament in Botswana © International Cricket Council
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The 14-man squads for all six teams competing in the World Cricket League Division Seven tournament have been named. Nigeria, Japan, Norway, Germany, Kuwait and Botswana will take part in the competition, which is being hosted in Botswana in May.

The competition, which runs from May 1 to 8, will be played on three grounds in Gaborone - the two Botswana Cricket Association Ovals and Lobatse Cricket Ground. Three matches will be held per day, one at each ground, with rest days on May 3 and 6. The top two sides from the Division Seven tournament will be promoted to Division Six.

Botswana: Akrum Chand (capt), Karabo Modise, Omar Ali, Tshepo Mhozya, Mosa Gaolekwe, Segolame Ramatu, Karabo Motlhanka, Waseem Tajbhay, Aslam Chand, Denzil Sequeira, James Moses, Faisal Rana Rasheed, Abdul Patel, Noor Ahmad

Germany: Asif Khan (capt), Rana Javed Iqbal, Rajeev Vohra, Ehsaan Latif, Farooq Ahmed, Srinivas Satyanarayana, Milan Fernando, Kashif Halder, Rishi Pillal, Shakeel Hassan, Tarun Rawat, Andre Leslie, Ashwin Prakash, Khalid Butt

Japan: Masaomi Kobayashi (capt), Munir Ahmed, Gavin Beath, Tatsuro Chino, Patrick Giles-Jones, Takuro Hagihara, Ko Irie, Prashant Kale, Raheel Kano, Naoki Miyaji, Naotsune Miyaji, Satoshi Nakano, Kazuyuki Ogawa, Tomoki Ota

Kuwait: Hisham Mirza (capt), Saud Qamar, Azmatullah Nazeer, Abdullah Akhudzada, Mohammad Murad, Muhammad Akhudzada, Haroon Shahid, Mohammed Naseer, Saad Khalid, Irfan Bhatti, Sabtain Raza, Jagath Rosantha, Midhun Varma Pakalapati, Abid Mushtaq

Norway: Damien Shortis (capt), Iram Dawood, Suhail Iftikhar, Sheraz Khalid, Babar Shahzad, Usman M.Saeed, Ehtsam Ul Haq, Shahid Ahmad, Muhammad Shabbaz Butt, Shahid Mahmood, Muhammad Waseem Gill, Adeel Ibrar, Gulfam Butt, Umran Shahza

Nigeria: Endurance Ofem (capt), Adenkule Adegbola, Ademola Onikoyi, Saheed Akolade, Olalekan Awolowo, Olajide Bejide, Joshua Ogunlola, Akabogu Okwudili, Segun Olayinka, Temitope Olayinka, Oluseye Olympio, Femi Oduyebo, Ramit Gill, Sean Philips

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Posted by Meety on (April 18, 2011, 3:51 GMT)

Loved the names in the German team! LOL! Not saying they aren't German born, just that there is no Fritz anywhere!!!! Andre Leslie is close I suppose!

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