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This team’s jersey was banned, changes had to be made in hurry

T20 World Cup 2024: The countdown for T20 World Cup 2024 has started. This time there will be a competition between 20 teams for the title. These teams have been divided into four groups of five each.

Two teams from each group will make it to the Super-8 round. After this there will be semi-final and final matches. A big news has come out before the start of this tournament. The International Cricket Council has banned the jersey of a team. In such a situation, this team has had to launch a new jersey for the T20 World Cup.

ICC banned the jersey of this team

Before this big event of T20 cricket, Ugandan team jersey has to face a ban. Actually, Uganda’s jersey launched for the T20 World Cup 2024 had feathers of a bird near the shoulder. Due to this design the sponsor logo was not visible properly.

In such a situation, ICC decided to ban this jersey. Let us tell you, this jersey of Uganda was inspired by the national bird Gray Crowned Crane. At the same time, Uganda Cricket Board has said that the new jersey has been made by making 20 percent changes compared to the old jersey. Because there wasn’t enough time to make big changes.

The Uganda team is in Group C

The Ugandan team will participate in the T20 World Cup for the first time. The Ugandan team is in Group C for the upcoming T20 World Cup.

Apart from Uganda, there are teams from West Indies, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and Afghanistan in this group. Uganda has secured its place for the T20 World Cup by finishing second behind Namibia in the region competition of the Africa Qualifier. Where the Ugandan team will play its first match against Afghanistan on June 3.

Uganda squad for T20 World Cup 2024:

Brian Masaba (captain), Riazat Ali Shah (vice-captain), Kenneth Waiswa, Dinesh Nakrani, Frank Nsubuga, Raunak Patel, Roger Mukasa, Cosmas Kyevuta, Bilal Hassoun, Fred Achelam, Robinson Obuya, Simon Sessaji, Henry Sessendo, Alpesh Ramazani, Juma Miyaji.

Reserve players: Ronald Lutaaya and Innocent Mwebaze.

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