Rudolph Drops Sematimba, Musoke For T20 Qualifiers

Coach Rudolph (L) watches young bowler Farouk Ochimi. He dropped senior players Benjamin Musoke and Lawrence Ssematimba for the T20 Qualifier.
Coach Rudolph (L) watches young bowler Farouk Ochimi. He dropped senior players Benjamin Musoke and Lawrence Ssematimba for the T20 Qualifier.

Uganda men’s national coach Johan Rudolph has named his final squad that will take part in the International Cricket Council (ICC) World T20 qualifiers in the United Arab Emirates minus veterans Benjamin Musoke and Lawrence Ssematimba.

After having a number of build-up games which included some in South Africa and three with a visiting English team last week

Skipper Davis Karashani is expected to lead the team of experienced players such as Frank Nsubuga and Arthur Kyobe in their quest to grab one of the 6 available spots for the 2014 ICC World T20 Tournament in Bangladesh.

Uganda will hope that they put up a better performance than last year when they could only manage 2 wins against Oman and USA.

Uganda is placed in group A together with hosts UAE, Ireland, Namibia, Canada, Italy, USA and Hong Kong. The team will arrive in UAE on November 10th   where they will engage in trial games against Afghanistan and Papua New Guinea before official kick off on November 15th.

Squad to Dubai: Davis Karashani, Frank Nsubuga, Roger Mukasa, Arthur Kyobe, Jonathan Sebanja, Charles Waiswa, Brian Masaba, Philemon Mukobe, Abram Mutyagaba, Patrick Ochan, Henry Senyondo, Raymond Otim, Richard Okia, Almuzahim Hamza Saleh, Hamu Bagenda

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