Janat Atek is a Batsman and Wicketkeeper from Uganda and is playing for Charity Cricket Club. In an Interview with Vishal Yadav, Janat talks about the challenges faced in Uganda Cricket and shares her Cricket journey with us.
1. Tell us about you?
Full Name: Janat Atek
Date of Birth: 30 October
Playing Role: Batsman and Wicketkeeper
Batting Style: Right Hand Batsman
Bowling Style: Leg Spin Bowler
2. At Present: Are you a Coach? A cricket player? A cricket related business? A club Owner? A cricket Fan? Mention your work profile (if anything else).
Cricket Player and a Business woman
3. Are you playing cricket currently? If Yes - Since how long are you playing cricket? What level of cricket have you played so far in your country?
I still play cricket. I have played it for four years on club and school level.
4. Do you play for any club or a team? Mention their names? When was it founded? Where are you working currently?
I currently play for C.C.C.(Charity cricket club.)
5. Where do you and your team see yourself in coming 5 years? Where do you want to focus in order to improve your cricket?
We need to improve one everything generally be it batting, bowling, fielding and fitness because we have a tournament coming up.
6. Do your club/association have any website or facebook page? Mention their links.
Uganda Cricket Association
7. Any recent achievements/activities that you had. (It could be organizing a small camp, or just playing a match or organizing a cricket camp or playing a tournament series) Do mention the date.
In two weeks time we have girls schools' cricket week.Then the women's club tournament well follow
8. Would you like to come to India for a tournament or a coaching camp? Or do you want to travel any other country (if Yes, please mention the name)?
I would like to visit Zimbabwe.
9. What are the challenges you are facing in your country's cricket? If any, how do you feel to overcome those challenges?
Mainly we are lacking equipments
10. Name any 3 active Cricket Clubs from your locality, Country. Also mention the name and email id of these 3 clubs.
11. Would you like to nominate any club from your country for a free website from Global Cricket Community? If Yes, Why?
Wanderers C.C. Because they have senior players