ITA vs KEN: A total of six teams – Bermuda, Italy, Jersey, Kenya, Hong Kong and Uganda are taking part in the Challenge League B which is three steps away from the Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 in India. Each team will play five List A matches and will look to make an impact in the standings.
Kenya is coming after a woeful campaign last month’s ICC Twenty20 World Cup qualifiers in UAE. They failed to get past the group stages amongst the six teams that were competing for a spot in the next year’s World Cup in Australia.
Italy vs Kenya Team News
- Joy Perera will lead the side and open the innings alongside Gian-Piero Sergio Meade
- Nicholas Maiolo, Rehman Abdul Janjua, Rakibul Hasan, Michael Ross, will form the middle order
- Manpreet SIngh will keep the wickets
- Rakibul Hasan, Nicholas Maiolo and Michael Ross will form the attack
- A new captain has been named and five new players have been drafted into the squad that featured in UAE last month.
- Shem Ngoche will lead the side
- Collins Obuya, Irfan Karim (wk), Lucas Oluoch, Aman Gandhi are some notable names that featured in the ICC Twenty20 World Cup qualifiers in UAE
Italy vs Kenya Playing 11
Italy Playing 11
Joy Perera (c), Gian Meade, Nicholas Maiolo, Rehman Abdul Janjua, Rakibul Hasan, Michael Ross, Fida Hussain, Manpreet Singh (wk)
Collins Obuya, Shem Ngoche, Irfan Karim (wk), Lucas Oluoch, Emmanuel Bundi, Dhiren Gondaria, Rushab Patel, Sachin Bhudia, Aman Gandhi
Italy vs Kenya Squads
Gareth Berg, Zahid Cheema, Luis Di Giglio, Joy Lenin Perera (Captain), Nicholas Maiolo, Gian-Piero Sergio Meade, Rehman Abdul Janjua, Muthunama Gonnage Madupa Fernando, Rakibul Hasan, Fida Hussain, Nikolai Smith, Michael Ross, Jaspreet Singh & Manpreet Singh
Jadhavji Bhimji, Rakep Patel, Rushab Patel, Shem Ngoche, Collins Obuya, Nehemiah Odhiambo, Lucas Oluoch, Lameck Onyango, Naman Patel, Sachin Bhudia, Emmanuel Bundi, Aman Gandhi, Dhiren Gondaria, Irfan Karim