Uganda Playing 11 vs Afghanistan - ICC T20 World Cup 2024, Match 5

Published - 03 Jun 2024, 11:40 AM | Updated - 03 Jun 2024, 11:52 AM

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Uganda will commence its journey in the ICC T20 World Cup 2024 with a clash against Afghanistan. The encounter takes place at Providence Stadium in Guyana. Uganda has booked a place in the T20 World Cup for the first time in history. 

Brian Masaba is the captain of Uganda in the ICC T20 World Cup 2024. They are part of Group C in the league and will clash with four other teams in the first round. Ahead of the Afghanistan vs Uganda battle, below is the latter's predicted playing 11 for the game. 

Uganda Playing 11 vs Afghanistan - ICC T20 World Cup 2024, Match 5

Ronak Patel 

Ronak Patel is an outstanding opener for Uganda in the ICC T20 World Cup 2024 and will open the innings for the team. He got out for 8 runs in a warm-up game vs Namibia but will aim for a better show in the next match. 

Robinson Obuya 

Robinson Obuya slammed a superb knock of 38 in the previous game and will aim for a similar show in the opening match against Namibia. 

Alpesh Ramjani

Alpesh Ramjani will bat at a one-down position. He got out for 1 run in the warm-up match and will look for a comeback show against Afghanistan. 

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Roger Mukasa

Roger Mukasa scored a wonderful half-century in the last match by hitting unbeaten 51 runs. He played a wonderful knock in the match and would retain his spot in the middle-order. 

Riazat Ali Shah

Riazat Ali Shah might be another batter in the middle-order for Afghanistan. The right-handed batsman has played over 50 games for Uganda and is among the most experienced batters. 

Dinesh Nakrani

Dinesh Nakrani will be a medium-pace all-rounder in the playing 11. The left-handed batter has played 52 games for Uganda so far, hitting 800-plus runs and 67 wickets. 

Fred Achelam (WK) 

For the wicketkeeper, Uganda can go ahead with Fred Achelam who has done a wonderful job for the last few years. He is the best keeper choice in the Uganda squad in the ICC T20 World Cup 2024. 

Brian Masaba (C)

Brian Masaba is the captain of Uganda in the ICC T20 World Cup 2024 and will lead the side in the first clash against Afghanistan. He will also lead the spin attack for the side. 

Henry Ssenyondo

Henry Ssenyondo will be another spinner for the team. He showed a wonderful form in the warm-up match by getting 2 wickets for the team. 

Bilal Hassan

Bilal Hassan will lead the pace attack for the side. The right-arm pacer is an experienced pacer for Uganda and they cannot risk benching him in any match. 

Juma Miyagi

Juma Miyagi might be another pacer in the playing 11 for Uganda as he was also part of the warm-up match. He has 34 wickets in his kitty in just 20 T20I games. 

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