Got to be my fav picture so far this year simply beautiful Cricket Kenya Maasai Warrior style bat ball and pads . From the Guardian UK.
Sport picture of the day: warrior batsman
Everything about the staid, village-green stereotype of cricket is turned on its head in this great photo. The image, however, is headturning for other, more altruistic reasons. The Maasai Warriors are hoping to use cricket to affect change in their community, to challenge ancient beliefs and stigma, hoping to educate and campaign against Female Genital Mutilation, and raise awareness of AIDS. You can find out more hereA Maasai batsman runs as the Maasai Warriors play a Twenty20 match against international cricket team the Abassadors, in Ol Pejeta conservency in Kenya. The Maasai Cricket Warriors are made up of players from the Maasai tribe; the team play exhibition matches to highlight issues in rural communities. The team are hoping to raise funds to play in the Last Man Standing tournament at Lord’s.