Blind Cricket SA needs to raise their game for next T20

Blind cricketer, Kenneth Mabela, says he is certain that they will do better in the next T20 Blind Cricket World Cup.

Blind Cricket South Africa competed alongside teams from Sri Lanka, England, Nepal, Bangladesh, Australia and Pakistan in India.

Mabena reflects on the tournament.

We played about nine games, and we managed to get about three points which is one game.

Kenneth Mabela, blind cricketer

The standard is something that we were not really prepared for.

Kenneth Mabela, blind cricketer

We didn't really have sufficient time to prepare.

Kenneth Mabela, blind cricketer

Scores ranged between 180/190. We were not able to defend the scores.

Kenneth Mabela, blind cricketer

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This article first appeared on 702 : Blind Cricket SA needs to raise their game for next T20


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