Bring back our cricket

What you need to know:

  • Leadership wrangles and court battles, rather than the sport’s development, dominate.  
  • A country that was on the verge of gaining Test Playing status is now a pale shadow of its former self.

That the national cricket team is out of the 2022 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup contention after losing to minnows Tanzania and Uganda in Africa Region Qualifier that ended on Saturday in Rwanda is distressing. It’s a manifestation on how bad leadership, lack of planning and incessant wrangles can ruin once-flourishing sports.

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