Kenya Women's Team Registered double win on first day of ICC Women’s Qualifier - Africa Region

posted on Apr 23, 2016

Kenya Women’s team started the ICC Women’s Qualifier – Africa with double win on a first day.

The first game of this event was played warm morning at the Country club which produced the high standard of cricket as this was a derby match between the East African teams namely Kenya and Uganda. Kenya won the toss and decided to bat. Top scorer was Sarah Wetoto who scored 29 off 25 balls. Kenya posted a total of 97 runs for 7 wickets . Top bowler for Uganda was M Ayato who took 3 for 19 runs.

Uganda went to occupy the crease and scored a total of 84 runs for the loss of 7 wickets. Top scorer was N Bagenda who scored 16 runs off 28 balls. Kenya registered their first win in this local derby encounter.

In Afternoon game Kenya Women’s take on another East African Country Tanzania Women’s. Kenya won the toss and elected to bat in a very hot afternoon. Kenya posted a total of 98 for 8 in 20 overs. Top scorer for Kenya was Sharon Juma who scored 30 runs in 35 balls. The best bowler for Tanzania was K Basu who took 2 wickets for 22 runs.

The young Tanzanians were set in to bat and posted a total of 40 runs for 9 wickets. Top scorer for the Tanzanians was M Salumu who scored 12 runs from 12 balls. The chief destroyer in the bowling department was M Ngoche who took 3 wickets for 13 runs thus giving Kenya their second victory in this event.