Thursday, June 04, 2009

Cricket Kenya name U13 squad for regionals

Cricket Kenya Press release:

Cricket Kenya wishes to inform members of the press that we will be hosting the ACA/EA Under-13 Cricket Tournament in Nakuru in the month of June. The five day event will consist of teams from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda and will run from 4th to 8th June, 2009.

The Kenya team was selected from both public and private schools at provincial level. This exercise was carried out by the provincial associations, development officers and coaches.

Trial games took place in Nakuru last Friday 22nd May at Greensteds School and 6 boys were chosen to be considered in the National/Final selection.

Nairobi trials were held at Aga Khan Sports Club on Thursday 28th May from 9am to 1pm, Saturday 30th May from 1pm to 4pm and on Monday 1st June 2009 from 9am to 1pm while those in Coast took place at Burhani Sports Club on Saturday 30th May between 9am and 12:30pm.

The selected players are as follows;
Name School Date of Birth
1. Joseph Owino Parkroad Primary School 5/12/1995
2. Dival Modi Premier Academy 1/10/1995
3. Krutath Rao Premier Academy 19/09/1995
4. Shawal Kana Oshwal School 2/04/1998
5. Keval Dhodia Peponi School 6/09/1996
6. Atharva Tembhekar Peponi School 3/12/1997
7. Ross Valentine Banda School 17/02/1996
8. Gordon Everand Banda School 24/02/1997
9. Tanzeel Sheikh Pindolia School 1/12/1995
10. Adash Sawjani Al Madrassa Academy 30/03/1998
11. Pritesh Govind Shree Swami School 18/11/1995
12. Bharesh Keshavji Shree Swami School 19/01/1996
13. Maxwel Silvester Pembroke School 12/10/1998
14. Cameron Coulson Pembroke School 03/01/1997
Stand By
Keran Inamdar Banda School 26/04/1996
Brendon Tait Pembroke School 04/08/1996

The final selected team leaves for Nakuru on Thursday the 4th of June 2009, after a brief media presentation at the Parklands Sports Club. The function will take place from 9.30 a.m.

Cricket Kenya in its pursuit to develop the game to further heights lays a lot of importance to such programs and thus requests all parents, sponsors and well wishers to come out in support of our youngsters over the next few days as they play against our worthy neighbouring countries.

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