Rwanda hosts 4 national Cricket teams in ICC World T20 Africa's qualifiers

Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - Rwanda national cricket team will face Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda in an tournament test that will run from 7-14 July, 2018, as part of a qualifying tournament for the 2020 ICC World Twenty20 (T20), Sports source told PANA here Saturday.

The 2020 ICC World Twenty20 is a cricket competition scheduled to be played in Australia from 18 October to 15 November, 2020

It is expected that the top two teams will represent the eastern African region in the regional finals where the best two African teams will qualify for the 2020 ICC World Twenty20.

Qualifiers are ongoing all over the world with three taking place in Africa, the organizers of the tournament said.

The first African sub-regional qualifier (north-western sub region) was held with hosts Nigeria and Ghana qualifying. The southern sub-region qualifiers will be held in Botswana.

The top two teams in each group of the three qualifiers will advance to the regional finals tournament, which will determine the two African entrants to the 2020 ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier.

The week-long tourney will be contested by four countries; Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and hosts Rwanda.

According to fixtures released by the Rwanda Cricket Association (RCA) on Saturday, the Rwanda national team will first face Tanzania before taking on Kenya on Sunday.

In 2016, the captain of Rwanda national cricket team, Eric Dusingizimana, set a world record for the longest individual net session in an attempt to raise funds for the construction of a new cricket stadium where the week-long tournament is set to be played
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07 Julho 2018 12:28:37

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