Kenya Women’s Shock Victory Over Nigeria in Kwibuka Women’s T20 3rd/4th Play Off Final

In a surprising turn of events, Kenya Women’s cricket team secured a 48-run victory over Nigeria Women in the 3rd/4th Play Off Final of the Kwibuka Women’s T20 tournament. The match was played between Kenya and Nigeria, with Kenya setting a target of 100 runs after scoring 99/3 in their innings. Nigeria, who were coming off a memorable win against Uganda in the round-robin stage, were expected to be the favorites but fell short by 48 runs, getting bowled out for just 51 runs.

The MVP of the tournament, Queentor Abel, played a pivotal role in Kenya’s victory, scoring 60 runs off 55 balls with a strike rate of 109.09. Other notable performers from Kenya included Mary Mwangi, who took 4 wickets for just 9 runs in her 4 overs with an economy rate of 2.25, and Lavendah Lidambo, who took 2 wickets for 12 runs in her 3 overs with an economy rate of 4.00. Queentor Abel also contributed with the ball, taking 1 wicket for just 5 runs in her 3 overs with an economy rate of 1.6.

For Nigeria, Lucky Piety was the top scorer with 17 runs off 19 balls at a strike rate of 89.47, while Esther Sandy scored 12 runs off 32 balls with a strike rate of 37.50. However, their efforts were not enough to secure a win for their team.

Overall, it was a great performance by Kenya Women’s cricket team, who managed to defeat a strong Nigerian side to secure the 3rd place in the tournament. With this victory, Kenya has once again proven that they are a force to be reckoned with in women’s cricket.