Hosts Rwanda Emerge Champions As Nigeria Finish 4th In T20 Women’s Cricket

The 9th edition of the Kwibuka T20 Women’s Championship ended at the Gahanga Stadium in Rwanda on Saturday June 17th with the host winning it.

The annual championship is organised in honour of Tutsi victims who were killed during the 1994 Genocide, the one-week event which was in its ninth edition saw Rwanda, Uganda, Botswana, Kenya, and Nigeria battling for the glittering trophy at stake.

Rwanda beat Uganda by 16 wickets to clinch the memorial cricket tournament for the first time since its inception in 2014.

Besides champions Rwanda and runners-up Uganda, Kenya finished third after beating Nigeria in the third-place match by 48 runs.

Losing the match saw Nigeria finish fourth while Botswana finished the tournament ranked at the bottom of the table.

Credit: BSNSports

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