Under 19 Cricket World Cup warm up fails to take place

Written By: Kennedy Lang'at
948

KBC_Facebook-728x90

The International Cricket Council (ICC) Under 19 Cricket World Cup warm up game between Kenya and India failed to take place today in New Zealand due to torrential rain in Christchurch.

The Kenyan team was among teams that were scheduled to play today in preparations for the global event set to start this Saturday at the Hagley Park in Christchurch.

Also Read  Man City wins Premier League after United lose

Other matches which were washed away by the rain include Australia against former Champions South Africa, England versus Sri Lanka and Canada were to play Ireland.

Also Read  Man United beat Bournemouth to consolidate 2nd position

The 22-day tournament, which brings together 16 teams, will be played across seven venues in the cities of Christchurch, Queenstown, Tauranga and Whangarei.

Get breaking news on your Mobile as-it-happens. SMS ‘NEWS’ to 22163

Kenya will open its campaign against South Africa on Sunday while defending champions the West Indies are slotted to play hosts New Zealand in what is the showpiece match from among four scheduled for the opening day on Saturday.

Also Read  Kenyan team in commonwealth games back in the Country
kbc_Twitter-728x90-new

Tell Us What You Think