Promoting healthier lifestyles in Kenyan youth, by playing cricket in regional communities.  by AFP / Getty Image

Kenyan Maasai Cricket Warriors Pitch Up in Traditional Gear

Now here's a striking sight - semi-nomadic Maasai tribesmen playing cricket in their distinctive traditional wear!

The Last Man Stands World Champs, Cape Town

Maasai Cricket Warriors participating in The Last Man Stands World Championships in Cape Town, South Africa. 

Masai Warrior playing cricket in Kenya

Dressed in their signature traditional-style gear, instead of the conventional cricket whites, the warriors added colour and African flare to this year's event.

The Maasai Warriors cricket team

The Maasai Warriors cricket team, consisting of 11 men (plus 14 reserves), serve as role models in their local communities, campaigning against HIV/AIDS, traditional female circumcision (FGM) and child marriages among tribal youth in Kenya.

Maasai Warriors in Cape Town

The Last Man Stands World Championships is an annual T-20 event. Amateur teams from around the globe took part in this international tournament in Cape Town this year.

Playing several T20 group matches, followed by a knockout stage and a final. The Maasai Cricket Warriors competed in the Happy Hitters category of the championships, becoming a crowd favourite at their first ever tournament!

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