Famous for raising awareness of social awareness in Kenya and African continent, world renowned Maasai Warriors played cricket at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) on Thursday against a team comprising of Australian rugby players.

Dressed in their colorful traditional attire, the Maasai Warriors enthralled hundreds of spectators in Sydney not only with their play but also some bouts of dancing and traditional music.

It was a sort of carnival in SCG on Thursday led by Maasai warriors who were also trying to make a point about the social conditions in their home country, ills like female genital mutilation, substance abuse, poaching and HIV Aids.

Here are some pictures from their recent game in Sydney Cricket Ground:

A Maasai Warrior from Kenya bowls during their cricket match at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) against a team comprising of Australian rugby union and rugby league players in Sydney on February 4, 2016 | Source: AFP
A Maasai Warrior from Kenya laughs during their cricket match at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) against a team comprising of Australian rugby union and rugby league players in Sydney on February 4, 2016 | Source: AFP
A Maasai Warrior from Kenya (L) plays a shot in their cricket match at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) against a team comprising of Australian rugby union and rugby league players in Sydney on February 4, 2016 | Source: AFP


Maasai Warriors from Kenya perform a dance before commencing their cricket match against a team comprising of Australian rugby union and rugby league players in Sydney on February 4, 2016 | Source: AFP

A Maasai Warrior from Kenya bowls during their cricket match at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) against a team comprising of Australian rugby union and rugby league players in Sydney on February 4, 2016 | Source: AFP

Maasai Warriors from Kenya pad up before commencing their cricket match at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) against a team comprising of Australian rugby union and rugby league players in Sydney on February 4, 2016 | Source: AFP
A Maasai Warrior from Kenya plays a shot in their cricket match at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) against a team comprising of Australian rugby union and rugby league players in Sydney on February 4, 2016 | Source: AFP


Feature image source: AFP