The T20 international Cricket T20 Zuku Quadrangular series which will be held on 26th – 30th Sept 2016 in Nairobi will be broadcasted live on Zuku TV, a Mwananchi Group Brand on sports Channel 300 and live streaming. The teams that will took part in the game include; Kenya, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Uganda.
This follows the partnership between Zuku and cricket as Zuku becomes an official broadcast partner of Cricket Kenya tournament after the purchase of broadcast rights and signing off a media partnership. However, other parties will be allowed to the highlights of the event so long as they are genuine and bona fide broadcasters and that the third parties screen credit as the primary broadcaster.
“At Zuku, we are investing in the local sports market to give a cross-section of our customers a wide-range of sporting disciplines to choose from. In addition to Basketball, Rugby and Volleyball, we are now bringing Cricket to your doorsteps as we continue to provide content relevant in the markets where we operate as we continue to develop sports and nurture talent,” said Zuku Satellite TV Managing Director Jay Chudasama.
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The Saudi Arabian national team will be making its second visit to Kenya while the Qatar will be visiting Kenya for the first time for a cricket series. On the other hand, Neighbours Uganda will join the two Middle East nations as the fourth side and they will be using the tournament as part of preparations for the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cricket League Division Three tournament.
The Kenya Cricket team is considered one of the strongest of the associate members of the ICC, particularly after reaching the semi-finals of the 2003 Cricket World Cup.
“With Zuku TV showing the quadrangular series ‘live’, now all of Kenyans can share in the excitement of a global Cricket event happening on our doorstep,” said Jackie Janmohamed , Chairperson of Cricket Kenya. “It is our mission to make the game more accessible to all. Whether they choose to soak up the atmosphere in the stadium or at a touch of TV button we are sure all fans will be treated to a good show filled with world class cricket action of the highest order.”
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The round-robin quadrangular event will be played in two formats, beginning with the one day series between September 20th – 24th 2016 and followed by the T20 series from September 26th -30th 2016.
|KENYA, SAUDI ARABIA, QATAR, UGANDA SERIES FIXTURES|
|50 OVER MATCHES|
|20-9-2016||KENYA v/s QATAR||GYMKHANA|
|20-9-2016||SAUDI ARABIA v/s UGANDA||JAFFERYS|
|21-9-2016||KENYA v/s SAUDI ARABIA||GYMKHANA|
|21-9-2016||QATAR v/s UGANDA||JAFFREYS|
|23-9-2016||KENYA v/s UGANDA||JAFFERYS|
|23-9-2016||SAUDI ARABIA v/s QATAR||GYMKHANA|
|T20 MATCHES-LIVE ON ZUKU SPORTS CHANNEL 300|
|26-9-2016||KENYA v/s QATAR||JAFFERYS|
|26-9-2016||SAUDI ARABIA v/s UGANDA||GYMKHANA|
|27-9-2016||KENYA v/s SAUDI ARABIA||GYMKHANA|
|27-9-2016||QATAR v/s UGANDA||JAFFERYS|
|28-9-2016||KENYA v/s UGANDA||GYMKHANA|
|28-9-2016||SAUDI ARABIA v/s QATAR||JAFFERYS|