In an exciting clash at the Kwibuka Women’s T20i, Nigeria faced off against Uganda. The toss was won by Nigeria, who opted to field first. This decision set the stage for a gripping encounter.

1st Innings: Uganda

Uganda batted first and managed to score 97 runs before being all out. Nigeria’s bowling attack was spearheaded by Lilian Ude, who delivered an exceptional performance, taking 4 wickets for just 15 runs in her 4 overs. Adekunle Shola also contributed significantly, claiming 3 wickets and conceding 15 runs in her 4 overs. Their disciplined bowling restricted Uganda to a modest total, setting up an achievable target for Nigeria.

2nd Innings: Nigeria

In response, Nigeria struggled to build momentum and were restricted to 85 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in their 20 overs. Despite a valiant effort by Salome Sunday, who top-scored with 37 runs off 47 balls, Nigeria couldn’t reach the target. Lucky Piety added a quick 16 runs off 10 balls before being dismissed, and Anointed Akhigbe, making her debut for the Female Yellow Greens, scored an unbeaten 11 runs off 10 balls. However, their efforts fell short as Uganda’s bowlers held their nerve to secure a victory.


Despite Nigeria’s strong start with the ball, Uganda’s total proved just out of reach.
Uganda won by 12 runs.