Uganda at ICC T20 World Cup 2024: Squad details, match schedule, venues, opponents and more

Juma Miyaji, Alpesh Ramjani, Riazat Shah and Dinesh Nakrani are among Uganda's stars

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The year 2024 is special for Team Uganda. They are making their ICC T20 World Cup debut after emerging victorious in a closely-fought qualification campaign in Africa. The presence of talented all-rounder Alpesh Ramjani and a fearless bowler like Frank Nsubuga make Brian Masaba-led Uganda a confident side ahead of their first appearance at the ICC Men’s T20 World Cups.

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As mentioned before, a very impressive performance at the qualification stage, is a stern warning for Uganda's opponents of Group C. Cricket fans can brace themselves for fireworks as they face off against the hosts Indies, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, and Afghanistan. 

Interestingly, Uganda is travelling to the US and the Caribbean with 43-year-old Frank Nsubuga, the oldest player of the tournament, in their ranks. 

Riazat Ali Shah and Dinesh Nakrani are also two notable players known for their aggressive batting style that certainly will help Uganda spring a surprise or two, if not more! Youngster Juma Miyaji, who was part of the 2022 U-19 World Cup, is another impressive player in the squad who is expected to deliver at the big stage.

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Uganda begin their World Cup campaign on June 3 against Afghanistan in Guyana. Here is everything you need to know about Uganda’s group stage schedule, venues, and opponents as they get set for ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2024.

Games and Venues:

June 4, 2024

Uganda vs Afghanistan: Providence Stadium, Georgetown, Guyana, 6:00 am (IST)

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June 6, 2024

Uganda vs Papua New Guinea: Providence Stadium, Georgetown, Guyana, 5:00 am (IST)

June 9, 2024

Uganda vs West Indies: Providence Stadium, Georgetown, Guyana, 6:00 am (IST)

June 15, 2024

Uganda vs New Zealand: Brian Lara Cricket Academy,Trinidad and Tobago, 6:00 am (IST)

Uganda T20 World Cup 2024 squad: Brian Masaba (Captain), Simon Ssesazi, Roger Mukasa, Cosmas Kyewuta, Dinesh Nakrani, Fred Achelam, Kenneth Waiswa, Alpesh Ramjani, Frank Nsubuga, Henry Ssenyondo, Bilal Hassun, Robinson Obuya, Riazat Ali Shah, Juma Miyaji, Ronak Patel. Reserves: Innocent Mwebaze, Ronald Lutaaya.

(Compiled by Keerthana Menon)

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