ACA AFRICA CUP NIGERIA 2018
- Nigeria wins again by 10 wickets after beating Cameroon
- Ghana defeats Sierra Leone by 10 wickets to stay clear at the top of the log
- Cameroon crash out of the tournament with four losses from 4 games
Action resumed on the final day of group matches with Nigeria facing Cameroon in the morning fixtures and Ghana battle Sierra Leone in the afternoon fixture.
Day 5: Match 9 (Nigeria vs Cameroon)
Cameroon won the toss and elected to bat first scoring a total of 57 runs all out in 16.2 overs.
Amah Roland scored 11 runs as the only double figure for Cameroon.
Rusewe Suleiman (Nigeria) took 3 wickets conceding 18 runs in 4 overs with an economy rate of 4.50. Seye Olympio and Taiwo Mohamed both supported with 2 wickets each.
In the second innings, the opening partnership of Joshua Ayannaike and Runsewe Suleimon scored the required total for team Nigeria recording 58 runs in 3.3 overs
Runsewe Sulaiman scored 28 runs not out off 16 balls with a strike rate of 175 supported by Joshua Ayannaike with 16 runs not out off 6 balls.
Nigeria won by 10 wickets
Rusewe Suleimon won the player of the match.
Day 5: Match 10 (Sierra Leone vs Ghana)
Brief Rainfall delayed start of play to reduce the overs for the second game to 15.
Sierra Leone won the toss and elected to bat first scoring a total of 71 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in 15 overs.
Abubakar Kamara score 29 runs off 41 balls as the best performer with the bat for Sierra Leone
David Akkrah, Kofi Bagabena and M. Bawa all had 2 wickets respectively for Ghana.
In the second innings, opening pair of James Vifah and Simon Ateak chased down the score to record 72 in 10.3 overs.
Simon Ateak scored an impressive 53 runs not out off 44 balls scoring nine 4s in the process with a strike rate of 120.45. James Vifah supported with 17 runs off 19 balls.
Ghana won by 10 wickets
Simon Ateak won the player of the match
ACA AFRICA T20 CUP – NORTH WEST AFRICA REGIONAL QUALIFIES – NIGERIA 2018
POINT TABLE DAY 5 (27/04/2018).
|S/N||TEAMS||PLAYED||WIN||TIED||LOSS||RUNS FOR||RUNS AGAINST||RUN RATE FOR||RUN RATE AGAINST||NET RUN RATE||POINT|
|3.||SIERRA LEONE||4||2||–||2||447||339||5.96||4.81||+ 1.15||4|
SATURDAY – APRIL 28 SEMI – FINALS
Semi Final 1: 9:30am GHANA vs GAMBIA.
Semi Final 2: 1:50pm NIGERIA vs SIERRA LEONE.
SUNDAY – APRIL 29 FINALS
Final: 1:50pm WINNER MATCH 1 vs WINNER MATCH 2.