ILT20 to organise Continental Cup in Kenya for promotion of cricket

Keeping at the forefront its commitment to the support and growth of cricket around the world, especially amongst the associate members of the International Cricket Council (ICC), the International League T20 (ILT20) announced the organisation of the Continent Cup T20 Africa in Kenya from June 9 onwards.
The six-nation tournament will be played at the Nairobi Gymkhana from 9 June. Besides the hosts, Kenya, Botswana, Rwanda, Tanzania, Nigeria, and Uganda are the other teams that will compete in the T20 tournament. The final will be played on June 23.
Mubashshir Usmani, the General Secretary of the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB), said, “The International League T20 is committed to the growth of the sport not only in the UAE but across the world. There is a real passion for cricket in Africa, and we feel that we need to provide them the encouragement and the backing that will help them emerge on the cricket scene.”
The Continent Cup T20 Africa will feature teams that are eager to make a mark at the international level. The Kenyan team was a force to reckon with in the years gone by, and the cricketing world would like to see them re-emerge as a potent force.

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