Rwanda, Zimbabwe and Uganda Remain Unbeaten On Match Day 2 Of Kwibuka Tournament

Match Summaries Morning Matches: Zimbabwe vs. Kenya Score: Zimbabwe 151/6 (Kelis Ndlovu 56) beat Kenya 95/8 by 56 runs –

Match Summaries

Morning Matches:

Zimbabwe vs. Kenya

    • Score: Zimbabwe 151/6 (Kelis Ndlovu 56) beat Kenya 95/8 by 56 runs – Gahanga
    • Player of the Match: Kelis Ndlovu
    • Summary: Zimbabwe continued their dominance with Kelis Ndlovu scoring a crucial 56, guiding her team to a solid total of 151. Kenya struggled in their chase, losing wickets regularly, and fell short by 56 runs.

Uganda vs. Nigeria

    • Score: Uganda 97 all out (Immaculate Nakisuyi 33) beat Nigeria 85/9 (Salome Sunday 37) by 12 runs – Gahanga B
    • Player of the Match: Immaculate Nakisuyi
    • Summary: Uganda managed a modest total of 97, with Immaculate Nakisuyi contributing 33 runs. Their bowlers, however, were exceptional, restricting Nigeria to 85/9, securing a narrow 12-run victory.

Afternoon Matches:

Botswana vs. Cameroon

  • Score: Botswana 106/7 (Tuelo Shadrack 38) beat Cameroon 62/9 by 44 runs – Gahanga
  • Player of the Match: Tuelo Shadrack
  • Summary: Botswana faced early setbacks but recovered to post 106/7, thanks to Tuelo Shadrack’s all-around performance. Cameroon could not handle the pressure and were restricted to 62/9.

Rwanda vs. Malawi

  • Score: Rwanda 46/1 beat Malawi 45 all out (Diane Bimenyimana 5/3) by 9 wickets – Gahanga B
  • Player of the Match: Diane Marie Bimenyimana
  • Summary: Rwanda delivered a dominant performance, bowling out Malawi for just 45 runs, with Diane Marie Bimenyimana taking an impressive 5/3. Rwanda chased down the target comfortably with 9 wickets in hand.

Detailed Summary:

Zimbabwe showcased their strength on Day 2, defeating Kenya by 56 runs. Kelis Ndlovu played a pivotal role, scoring the second half-century of the tournament and helping her team reach 151 runs in 20 overs. Kenya, in their chase, faltered as they lost wickets consistently, never quite posing a threat to Zimbabwe’s total.

In another match, Uganda exacted revenge on Nigeria, the team they lost to in the African Games bronze medal match. Despite posting a modest 97 runs, Uganda’s bowlers were relentless, limiting Nigeria to 85/9 and winning by 12 runs.

Rwanda displayed a commanding performance against Malawi, with Diane Marie Bimenyimana picking up the tournament’s first five-wicket haul. Rwanda bowled out Malawi for 45 and chased the target with ease, maintaining their unbeaten streak.

Botswana struggled initially against Cameroon but managed to set a target of 106/7. Tuelo Shadrack’s all-round efforts ensured Botswana’s victory by 44 runs as they restricted Cameroon to 62/9.