Firdose Moonda, in ESPNcricinfo 20 October 2021 where her title is “Namibia live out their desert dream”
Namibia is a country of 2.5 million people, nine cricket fields, five cricket clubs and 16 contracted players. And they’ve made it to the Super 12s of a T20 World Cup. Along the way, they’ve won their first-ever major tournament match and they’ve beaten a Full Member. Over the next three weeks, they will play against four others and they have automatically secured a spot at the next T20 World Cup too. Their performances will get people talking about the deserts and the desolate landscapes of the country they call home; a place where you can drive for hundreds of kilometres and not see another soul; of Africa’s last colony, with no major cricketing achievements to its name until now.
Namibia’s captain Gerhard Erasmus top-scored in the game that took them to the Super 12s ICC via Getty Continue reading