Uganda Cricket Association yesterday received shs 4 million boost for schools’ girls’ cricket week that kicks off today up to 15ththis month.
The financial enhancement, only a quarter of the competition’s budget was given by the Trinidad and Tobago high commission in a move to develop women’s cricket in the country
Among the eleven schools that have so far confirmed their participation in the competition, seven of which are from upcountry according to UCA official, Franklyn Najjumba.
Defending champions and four -time record winners, Gayaza High School, Kololo SSS, Ndejje SS and Kings’ College Buddo are the sides from the central region.
Our Lady of Good Counsel Gayaza pulled out of the tournament owing to their busy academic curriculum. Lugogo, Gayaza, Kyambogo and two Buddo grounds will host the games.
At least ten umpires and four match commissars will cover the 25-over tourney that ends on April 17.