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National Women’s T20 League: Soroti sides Challengers & Olila pick maximum points

Olila Cricket Club side that faced Tornado Bee.

Match Summaries:
In Lugogo
Olila Cricket Club v Tornado Bee
Game 1:
Olila Cricket Club 101/6
Tornado Bee 47 all out
Olila won by 54 runs
Game 2:
Tornado Bee 60 all out
Olila Cricket Club 62/1
Olila won by 9 wickets

In Entebbe
Soroti Challengers v Pioneer Cricket Club
Game 1:
Pioneer Cricket Club 51/9
Soroti Challengers 52/2
Soroti Challengers won by 8 wickets
Game 2:
Soroti Challengers 82/3
Kevin Awino (47)
Pioneer Cricket Club 74 all out
Janet Mbabazi (5/12)
Soroti Challengers won by 7 runs

Olila Cricket Club carried the day aganist Tornado Bee winning both games without breaking a sweat in the National Women’s T20 League on Saturday at Lugogo Cricket Oval.

Youngster Jimia Mohammed scored 57 runs in the day 31 in the 1st and 26 in the second game.

However, disciplined bowling from their captain Phiona Kuluma (4/12) in the 1st game made the difference for them as she led her side from the front.

The wins get Olila Cricket Club very close to the top and for Tornado Bee the wait for that 1st win continues.

At Entebbe Oval, an early morning shower reduced the first game to just 15 overs.

Pioneer batted first but didn’t score many and Soroti Challengers Captain Janet Mbabazi (22) made sure of the result knocking off the winning runs with 16 balls left in the game.

The second game was a nail bitter Soroti Challengers toiling so hard in the field for them to defend their 82 runs.

Soroti Challengers

Kevin Awino (47 not out) continued her good form with the bat, her Victoria Pearls compatriot took over matters with the ball Janet Mbabazi (5/12) ensuring that Soroti Challengers pick up their second win of the day.

Back to back wins for Soroti Challengers which keeps them in the title hunt while Pioneer fall back in the race to finish among the top 3.

*Compiled by Uganda Cricket media team.


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