Jonty Jenner: Jersey cricket side's spirit can take them to World Cup

Jersey batter Jonty Jenner says the island crew's togetherness may want to see them achieve their  World Cup qualifying occasions in Africa.

They begin their ICC Challenge League B campaign in Uganda on Friday.

The island side then heads to Zimbabwe to play within the T20 World Cup Global Qualifier subsequent month.

"People who saw the match we performed in Spain in October spoke approximately our teamwork and our willpower," Jenner told BBC Radio Jersey.

"When all of us get on the sphere collectively it is pretty a cliché to mention that all of us work without a doubt tough for every other, however I assume it truly is something we've got truely tried to do as a set.

"Some of the alternative nations we play in opposition to, they are able to get in guys from different nations

however we've got all blokes who are from Jersey, a pair of fellows who're away playing in the UK, however it's all people that we've got grown up with gambling cricket with.

"It's like gambling cricket together with your great pals, so we're quite glad to work as difficult as we will for each other."

The former Sussex participant hit one hundred fifteen in Jersey's starting heat-up match towards Uganda A on Monday.

They face Uganda's full facet of their first 50-over international seeing that 2019 on Friday before taking over Kenya, Italy, Hong Kong

Bermuda in the second of three five-match activities, with the desk-toppers playing off for an area at the 2023 Cricket World Cup.

After that, they journey to Zimbabwe wherein they will be in a pool with the hosts, the United States and Singapore for the T20 World Cup qualifiers.

Jersey reached the equal stage in 2015 and 2019, finishing simply one win quick of taking component in a play-off suit.

"I've were given a strange feeling this year that this is going to be the year that Jersey cricket get to the World Cup," Jenner delivered.

"We've were given 3 cup finals to play in, and one of the massive matters is the lads love playing below pressure.

"Sometimes gambling within the league in Jersey, we do not continually get challenged to our maximum degree

however as soon as the cameras are on us or there may be a piece of stress the men like it and that's while the teamwork truly is available in.

"That togetherness and that teamwork over the subsequent six weeks is what's going to placed us in amazing stead for qualifying for a World Cup. "