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NAIROBI, Kenya, January 31- The Kenya Cricket arrived in Dubai on Sunday night to start preparations for their Cricket World Cup campaign.

Eldine Baptiste’s side will be in the Emirates until February 9 where they will be attending a series of training sessions organized by the International Cricket Council (ICC).

The team will be taken through their paces at the Global Cricket Academy and afterwards will be feted by the sports governing body with dinner.

Ireland, Netherlands and Zimbabwe are also in Dubai to prepare for the tournament that will take place in Bangladesh, India and Sri Lanka.

Last week, the team signed a sponsorship deal with Karuturi Global for the duration of one year.

Kenya is in Group A alongside defending champions Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe.

Squad:
Jimmy Kamande (captain), Seren Waters, Alex Obanda, Elijah Otieno, Rakep Patel, David Obuya, Collins Obuya, Steve Tikolo, Tamnay Mishra, Maurice Ouma, Nehemiah Odhiambo, Thomas Odoyo, Shem Ngoche, James Ngoche, Peter Ongondo

Technical Bench:
Eldine Baptiste (Coach), Jonty Rhodes (Asst.coach), Lameck Onyango (Asst.coach), Thota Sreenivas (Analyst), Joseph Asichi (Fitness Trainer), Wycliffe Agola (Physiotherapist), Arjun Vidyarthi (Media liaison), Julian Ince (Team manager), John Moyi (Board Member)

Group A: Kenya, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Zimbabwe
Group B: England, India, Bangladesh, South Africa, Netherlands, Ireland, West Indies

Kenya’s schedule:

Kenya v New Zealand, Chennai-February 20
Kenya v Pakistan, Hambontota-February 23
Kenya v Sri Lanka, Colombo-March 1
Kenya v Canada, Delhi-March 7
Kenya v Australia, Bengaluru-March 13
Kenya v Zimbabwe, Kolkata- March 20

 

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