Bangladesh and Pakistan will warm up for next month's Twenty20 World Championship in South Africa by participating alongside Kenya and Uganda in a Four-Nation tournament in Nairobi.
Cricket Kenya have confirmed the itinerary of the tournament which gets underway on September 1. The opening match pits Bangladesh against the hosts, Kenya, while the most anticipated match involves Bangladesh and Pakistan a day later.
The four-day competition will be completed when Pakistan face Kenya on September 4, after which the teams fly to Johannesburg to participate in the first ever Twenty20 World Cup on September 6.
September 1 - Bangladesh v Kenya, Pakistan v Uganda
September 2 - Kenya v Uganda, Bangladesh v Pakistan
September 4 - Bangladesh v Uganda, Pakistan v Kenya
Kenya Steve Tikolo (capt), Thomas Odoyo, Morris Ouma, David Obuya, Tanmay Mishra, Collins Obuya, Alex Obanda, Jimmy Kamande, Hiren Varaiya, Peter Ongondo, Elijah Otieno, Nehemiah Odhiambo, Rajesh Bhudia, Tony Suji, Lameck Onyango.
Pakistan Shoaib Malik (capt), Muhammad Hafeez, Misbah-ul-Haq Khan, Imran Nazir, Muhammad Yasir Arafat, Rao Iftikhar, Anjum, Abdul Rehman Aslam, Umar Gul, Shoaib Akhtar, Sahibzada Muhammad, Shahid Khan Afridi, Kamran Akmal, Muhammad Asif, Salman Butt, Fawad Alam, Mohammad Younus Khan.
Bangladesh Mohammad Ashraful (capt), Masrafe Bin Mortaza, Alok Kopali, Syed Rasel, Khan Abdur Razzak, Aftab Ahmed Chowdhury, Md. Mushfiqur Rahim, Md. Farhad Reza, Shakib Al Hasan, Nadif Chowdhury, Tamim Iqbal Khan, Md. Zunaed Siddique, Md. Mahmud Ullah, Mohammed Nazim Uddin, Md. Ziaur Rahman.
Uganda To be announced.