Ten women’s teams are in Dhaka, Bangladesh, for the ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier 2011, which starts on Monday, and some of the men’s team captains have sent good luck messages to their female counterparts as they strive to qualify for the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2013.
Zimbabwe domestic franchises, Mashonaland Eagles and the MidWest Rhinos are set to host the Kenyan national cricket team for a Twenty20 tour of Zimbabwe. Kenya will send a 16-man squad to Zimbabwe after touring their visit to Namibia also as part of their November preparation for next year's World Twenty20 qualifying tournament.
No overseas player has given more to his franchise than Paul Horton has to Matabeleland Tuskers. He has an excellent record as he has done his job for them as opening batsman, compiling runs in a highly professional way and providing stability at the top of their batting order. Indeed, last season he averaged just over 70 runs per innings in nine matches, finishing second in the national batting averages, just behind Hamilton Masakadza.