World Cup squad to be unveiled


NAIROBI, Kenya, January 18- Kenya is expected to name its squad for the 2011 Cricket World Cup on Wednesday.Cricket Kenya (CK) official David Odhiambo told Capital Sport that the final squad will be unveiled once the team arrives from its tour of India.

“The deadline is tentatively set for tomorrow (January 19). Once the team arrives from India, the selectors will sit down and choose the squad,” said Odhiambo.

The tournament which will be staged in India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh will run from
February 19-April 2.

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

After an impressive run in the 2003 event when Kenya reached the semi finals, Eldine Baptiste’s side failed to reach the super eight after winning only one match in the group stage.

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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