Uganda’s dominance in the Kwibuka Women T20I tournament continued as they secured a resounding 10-wickets victory over Rwanda.

Having won the toss, Uganda elected to bowl first, displaying their confidence in their bowling prowess.

The standout performances of the match came from the bowlers of Uganda.

Consylate Awekonimungu bowled a terrific spell of 3 overs, conceding just 2 runs and taking 3 wickets, maintaining an outstanding economy rate of 0.67. Everly Neanyipo also made a valuable contribution, taking 2 wickets in her 3 overs while conceding 13 runs at an economy rate of 4.33. Irene Alumo claimed 1 wicket for Uganda, giving away only 8 runs in her 4 overs with an economy rate of 2.

Jenet Mbabazi from Uganda

Janet Mbabazi from Uganda showcased her batting skills, scoring an impressive 20 runs off just 18 balls, with a strike rate of 111.11. On the opposing side, Alice Ikuzwe of Rwanda managed to contribute 10 runs from 14 balls, with a strike rate of 71.43. Kevin Awino from Uganda struggled to make an impact, scoring only 5 runs from 21 balls at a strike rate of 23.81.

Uganda vs Rwanda Women

Rwanda had high hopes for this match, as a victory would have brought them closer to second place in the tournament standings. However, they were left disappointed as they suffered a comprehensive defeat. Considering their previous game against Nigeria, where they had secured a convincing win and achieved a good net run rate, Rwanda’s loss and now their net run rate went down -0.08 and it was unexpected. This defeat significantly impacted their chances of climbing the rankings, while Nigeria’s net run rate is 0.6 for now at second place.