Botswana Cricket Association

MCC TOUR – BOTSWANA

After eight (8) years, the MCC (Maryleborne Cricket Club), custodians of the Laws of Cricket and housed at the Home of Cricket, namely The Lord’s, will be travelling to Gaborone to engage in a Tour comprising 50 Overs and T20 Cricket. The last time MCC toured Botswana was to celebrate our 40th Independence in 2006.

 

The touring party, comprising of a total of 15, are scheduled to arrive at SSKA on Wednesday, September 24th at 12:45pm.

 

The cricketing activities will comprise of a few visits to surrounding areas to impart cricket knowledge and coaching and will also involve a total of 6 games, namely one 50 Overs & one T20 against the Botswana U-21 and two 50 Overs & two T20s against the Senior side.

The matches will commence on Friday, September 26th with the last fixture being played on Saturday, October 4th; all T20 games will be played under floodlights starting at 6:30pm and 50 Overs will commence at 9:30am.

 

A copy of the Schedule/Fixtures as well as a brief profile of the touring MCC party are enclosed for your reference and perusal.

 

MCC TOUR TO BOTSWANA – 2014
WEDNESDAY 24TH SEPTEMBER TO SUNDAY 5TH OCTOBER 2014
DAY DATE W/DAY EVENT TIME VENUE UMPIRES SCORERS
1 23/09/2014 TUESDAY Depart for Botswana TBC
2 24/09/2014 WEDNESDAY Arrive in Botswana 12.25pm SSKIA
3 25/09/2014 THURSDAY Coaching Session TBC (pm) Ramotswa
4 26/09/2014 FRIDAY Coaching Session TBC (pm) Mogobane
T20 Night Match 6.30pm BCA OVAL 1 Russell Evans (MCC) Adam Mostafo (M)
vs Botswana U21’S Bodhi C’Borthy (BCUSA) Vusi Zikhale (C)
5 27/09/2014 SATURDAY 50 Over Match 9.30am BCA OVAL 1 Russell Evans (MCC) Adam Mostafo (M)
vs Botswana U21’S Sachin Weeratunge (BCUSA) Vusi Zikhale (C)
Ravi Angara (BCUSA) – 3rd Ump
6 28/09/2014 SUNDAY 50 Over Match 9.30am BCA OVAL 1 Russell Evans (MCC) Adam Mostafo (M)
vs Botswana Ravi Angara (BCUSA) Vusi Zikhale (C)
?????? – 3rd Ump
7 29/09/2014 MONDAY REST DAY
8 30/09/2014 TUESDAY 50 Over Match 9.30am BCA OVAL 1 Russell Evans (MCC) Adam Mostafo (M)
vs Botswana Deepak Madangarli (BCUSA) Vusi Zikhale (C)
Ravi Angara (BCUSA) – 3rd Ump
9 01/10/2014 WEDNESDAY REST DAY
10 02/10/2014 THURSDAY Coaching Session TBC (pm) Molopolole
T20 Night Match 6.30pm BCA OVAL 1 Russell Evans (MCC) Adam Mostafo (M)
vs Botswana Imran Zakir (BCUSA) Vusi Zikhale (C)
11 03/10/2014 FRIDAY REST DAY
12 04/10/2014 SATURDAY Coaching Session 9.00am BCA OVAL 1 & 2
T20 Night Match 6.30pm BCA OVAL 1 Russell Evans (MCC) Adam Mostafo (M)
vs Botswana Deepak Madangarli (BCUSA) Vusi Zikhale (C)
13 05/10/2014 SUNDAY Depart for UK 11.25am SSKIA
T20 6.30pm to 7.50pm 1st Innings 50 Over 9.30am to 1.00pm
8.10pm to 9.30pm 2nd Innings 1.00pm to 1.40pm
After Match Dinner 1.40pm to 5.10pm

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