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Cricket Cranes seal historic T20 World Cup ticket



Game 6 – ICC T20 World Cup Africa Final
Rwanda 65 All Out in 18.5 overs
Eric Dusingizimana 19 off 22
Mohammad Nadir 11 off 24

Alpesh Ramjani 2 wickets for 1 run in 3 overs
Henry Ssenyondo 2 wkts for 10 in 4 overs
Brian Masaba 2 wkts for 10 in 4 overs
Dinesh Nakrani 2 wkts for 16 in 3.5 overs

*Uganda 66/1 in 8.1 overs*
Simon Ssesazi 26*
Ronak Patel 18
Roger Mukasa 13*

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Martin Akayezu 1 wicket for 19 in 2 overs

Uganda won by 9 wickets (with 71 balls remaining)

Man of Match: Alpesh Ramjani (2/1 in 3 overs)

Uganda Cricket Cranes have qualified for the T20 World Cup for the first time in history after victory over Rwanda Cricket on Thursday.

Uganda won by 9 wickets with 71 balls to clinch a slot in next year’s global showpiece that will be held in USA and West Indies next year.

Alpesh Ramjani (2/1 in 3 overs) was named as man of the match.

Besides Ramjani, Simon Ssesazi (26), Ronak Patel (18) and Roger Mukasa (13) were also instrumental in Uganda’s victory over Rwanda.

Before their win over Rwanda, the Cricket Cranes had prevailed over Zimbabwe and Kenya.

They only lost to Namibia who finished top while Uganda cruised as the second placed team and will now battle with the best teams across the globe.

Uganda becomes the 20th nation at the 2024 T20 World Cup. They join other qualified nations who are Australia, England, India, Netherlands, New Zealand, South Africa, Siri Lanka, Pakistan, Canada, Papua Guinea, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Namibia, Ireland, Scotland, Nepal and Oman

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