Saturday, June 18, 2022
Crew captain Blessing Etim [Photo Credit: ICC Cricket]
Nigeria on Friday in Kigali beat Brazil by 30 runs to manufacture fifth at the ongoing KwibukaT20 Cricket Tournament in Rwanda.
Earlier within the tournament, Nigeria were top of the log. Nonetheless with biggest three wins in seven suits the team dropped down the table as they’d to face Brazil again to jostle for fifth build.
Nigeria had earlier overwhelmed Brazil in their first sport at the tournament by eight wickets and the game on Friday became no varied.
Again, Nigeria received the toss and opted to bat. Efforts by Salome Sunday – 32 runs in 29 balls – and team captain Blessing Etim’s 27 runs in 30 balls helped Nigeria to stable victory towards the South American citizens.
Nigeria scored 113 runs for the lack of 4 in 20 overs. The second innings noticed Brazil resume batting, scoring 83 for seven in 20 overs.
Luracadoso Martin Villas Boaz produced the very most practical batting performance for the Brazilian facet with 31 runs in 43 balls.
They ended up scoring 83 runs for the lack of seven in 20 overs for Nigeria to salvage by 30 runs.
At the dwell of the game, Etim, lauded her teammates’ efforts, together with that the team would breeze lend a hand home to the design starting stage.
“I care for the avid gamers, we all worked together to terminate this. We are able to pass home and work on our errors and design lend a hand stronger.
“I additionally care for Uyi Akpata, the president of Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF), for his increase. On behalf of the team, we say ‘thanks’,” Etim added.
On her portion, Robertamoretti Avery, the captain of Brazil, additionally appreciated her team’s efforts and thanked the Rwanda Cricket Affiliation (RCA) for Organising the occasion.
The tournament, which has eight teams taking part, started on June 9 and is anticipated to total on Saturday.
On Saturday, Kenya will face Tanzania to evaluate the winners of the tournament while hosts Rwanda region up a clash towards Uganda for the third-feature match. The occasion is in memory of the 1994 genocide towards the Tutsi.
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