10 January 2013

Namibia: T20 League Set for Start

CRICKET Namibia yesterday announced the fixtures for the inaugural domestic T20 Premier League competition set to start on Saturday.

According to CN Chief Executive Officer Graham McMillan, the Premier League will consist of five teams - Wanderers 1, Wanderers 2, WHSOBCC, United, CCD Cricket Club and Welwitschia, each playing in a round robin format.

The finals are scheduled for January 26. Round 3 of the 50 overs Premier League will resume on the 8th of February.

"It is hoped that this competition will unearth more contenders for the national team who will be playing in the ICC Global T20 Qualifiers," McMillan said.

The qualifiers are scheduled to take place in October and November 2013 at the ICC Global Academy in Dubai. The top six finishers in these qualifiers will all compete in the ICC World T20 in Bangladesh 2014.

The fixtures for the Premier League opening round this Saturday and Sunday are as follows:

Saturday, January 12 - CCD vs United at CCD; Wanderers 2 vs WHSOBCC at WHS; Welwitschia vs Wanderers 1 at WAP (09h00); CCD vs Wanderers 1 at CCD; Wanderers 2 vs United at WAP; Welwitschia vs WHSOBCC at WHS (14h00); Sunday, January 13 - Wanderers 2 vs CCD at WAP; WHSOBCC vs United at WHS.

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