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Uganda's Nsubuga set to become oldest player at this year's T20 World Cup

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NEW DELHI: Ugandan off-spinner

Frank Nsubuga

is poised to etch his name in cricketing history as the oldest player to grace the

T20 World Cup

stage, at a remarkable 43 years of age.
The

Uganda Cricket Association

made headlines on Monday by unveiling their 15-member squad for the prestigious tournament, marking Uganda's debut in the main round of the competition.

Brian Masaba

assumes the leadership mantle for the squad, with

Riazat Ali Shah

appointed as his deputy.
Uganda's journey to the T20 World Cup has been a tale of perseverance and triumph, culminating in their commendable second-place finish in the Africa Qualifiers Regional Final, securing their rightful place among cricketing elites on the global stage.
Their campaign kicks off on June 3 in Guyana, where they will lock horns with

Afghanistan

in a Group C encounter. Joining them in this group are formidable opponents like New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, and the host nation, West Indies.

This daunting challenge presents an opportunity for

Uganda

to showcase their talent and make a mark in the cricketing fraternity, embodying the spirit of resilience and determination that defines their journey to the T20 World Cup.
Uganda squad: Brian Masaba (c), Riazat Ali Shah (vc), Kenneth Waiswa, Dinesh Nakrani, Frank Nsubuga, Ronak Patel, Roger Mukasa, Cosmas Kyewuta, Bilal Hassun, Fred Achelam, Robinson Obuya, Simon Ssesazi, Henry Ssenyondo, Alpesh Ramjani and Juma Miyaji.
Reserve players: Ronald Lutaaya and Innocent Mwebaze.
(With PTI inputs)

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