More than a decade later, international cricket is all set to make a grand comeback to Kenya. The Nepal national cricket team will be touring the country for a bilateral series that will see the two rising giants of cricketing world clash on the cricket field.
Five T20I’s and three one days will start at the beautiful Nairobi Gymkhana Cricket Ground from August 25, 2022. This is the same venue where Indian super stars Yuvraj Singh and Zaheer Khan made their debuts way back in 2000 in the ICC knockouts Champions Trophy.
Here is the detailed fixtures
Thursday – August 25 – 1st T20I
Friday – August 26 – 2nd T20I
Sunday – August 28 – 3rd T20I
Monday – August 29 – 4th T20I
Tuesday – August 20 – 5th T20I
THREE ONE DAYS
Friday – Sep 2 – 1st Match
Saturday – Sep 3 – 2nd Match
Monday – Sep 5 – 3rd Match
Mumbai based company, ‘Sports & Media Works’ are the exclusive commercial right holders of the event and will lead the execution and organisational efforts alongside Cricket Kenya for the whole tour.
Manoj Patel, chairman of Cricket Kenya is delighted at the development. Speaking exclusively to CricFit, he said:
“We are extremely excited to host Nepal and would like to thank ‘Cricket Association of Nepal’ for accepting our invitation. This tournament will only solidify the relationship between the two countries. But its Kenyan cricket fans and players who stand to benefit the most from this tournament. I invite everyone in Kenya to be a part of this historic event and make this a grand success.”
The organisers are planning to broadcast the matches worldwide and a detailed list of TV channels and OTT platforms carrying the event globally will be announced by next week. CricFit is the official digital partner for Nepal’s Tour Of Kenya and will bring all the stories directly from Nairobi to all cricket fans around the world.