Kenya through to Kwibuka T20 semis

Kenya through to Kwibuka T20 semis

Electing to bat first, Kenya were 129/3 after 20 overs, Queentor Abel putting in a woman of the match performance with a 47 not out, a score that was matched by Veronica Abuga who fell after 16.5 overs. The wicket of captain Margaret Ngoche fell after 19.2 overs after contributing 12 runs with Sharon Juma exting after 19.5 overs off a leg before wicket (lbw) call. 

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A 25 run win on Thursday saw Kenya qualify for the semifinal of the Kwibuka Women's T20 tournament at the Gahanga International Cricket Stadium in Kigail. 

Electing to bat first, Kenya were 129/3 after 20 overs, Queentor Abel putting in a woman of the match performance with a 47 not out, a score that was matched by Veronica Abuga who fell after 16.5 overs. The wicket of captain Margaret Ngoche fell after 19.2 overs after contributing 12 runs with Sharon Juma exting after 19.5 overs off a leg before wicket (lbw) call. 

Rwanda were restricted to 104 runs for the loss of 7 wickets, Kenya's Abel and Lavendar Ibambo claimed 2 wickets each as the hosts struggled to reach the target set by the Kenyans.

Follwing the result, Kenya finished their round robin matches in second place off three wins and one defeat. Their previous wins came against Botswana and Nigeria while the solitary loss came against Namibia who have won all four of their fixtures and top the table while Rwanda sit third with two wins and two losses. 

Nigeria and Botswana play later this afternoon to determine who takes the fourth and final semifinal slot of this tournament which closes on Sunday 12 June 2021. 

First organised 2014 , the Kwibuka T20 is played annually in remembrance of the victims of the 1994  Rwandese Genocide.

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