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What Maasai cricket looks like

Kenya's Masaai warriors take to the cricket pitch in unconventional attire.
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Players in the Maasai Warriors cricket team take part in a practice session at the beach in Mombassa on March 6, 2012. The team is made up of Maasai warriors from the Laikipia region of Kenya. The players are aiming to be role models in their communities where they are actively campaigning against Female Genital Mutilation, early childhood marriages and are fighting for the rights of women. The team have been invited to play in the Last Man Stands Twenty20 Championship in Cape Town, South Africa. (Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty Images)

NAIROBI, Kenya — As reported by GlobalPost Kenya's unlikely Maasai cricketers are having a row over whether to wear the traditional red garb of the noble warrior, or the traditional white of the English gentleman.

But what does Maasai cricket look like in its current state?

Here's a lovely bit of video from AFP that is in itself an argument in favor of keeping their own uniforms.