Ghana crowned champion of the Pepsi ICC Africa U19 Division 2
Sat, Mar 30, 2013 9:37 AM
Gambia elected to field after winning the toss against Tanzania on Sahara Park Willowmoore's Main Oval.
Tanzania scored 318 runs for the loss of 9 wickets in their allotted 50 over with contribution from Suraj Harshad Jani who scored 107 runs off 114 balls (13 fours) and Aarshaan Ryzaz Jasan who scored 53 runs off 77 balls (3 fours; 1 six). Taking wickets were Omar Jarju with 3 wickets for 47 runs in 9 over. The Gambia scored 52 runs for the loss of 10 wickets in 25.3 over. For Tanzania B.S Karwal took 5 wickets for 11 runs in 8.3 over and Z.R Jabaneke took 3 wickets for 18 runs in 8 over. Tanzania won by 266 runs!
On field 'A' of Sahara Park Willowmoore, Ghana played against their Affiliate counterparts Swaziland and after winning the toss Swaziland decided to bat. Swaziland were bowled out for 121 in their 39th over with batting contribution coming in from T. Sandeep scoring 30 runs for the loss of 36 balls (3 fours) and B.L Chambers scoring 28 runs for the loss of 66 balls (1 four). On the bowling, Mensah took 4 wickets for 16 runs in 5 over and V. Ateak took 3 wickets for 26 runs in 9 over. Ghana scored a triumphant 122 for the loss of 4 wickets in 18.2 over with batting contribution from I. Aboagye 63* (5 fours; 3 sixes) and S. Ateak 33 off 27 (7 fours) For Swaziland Sandeep took 2 wickets for 32 runs and Patel took 2 for 34. Ghana won by 6 wickets!
In the third match of the day on Sahara Park Willowmoore 'B' Field, Rwanda won the toss against Mozambique and elected to bat. Rwanda scored 158 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in their allotted 50 over. C. Rubagumya scored 52* and C. Mwijanda scored 37 off 37 (4 fours) .For Mozambique Couwana took 2 wickets for 27 runs and Cossa took 2 wickets for 30 runs. Mozambique scored 103 for the loss of 10 wickets in 43.1 over with batting contribution from FD Couwana who scored 29 off 73 balls. Taking wickets were Gatera with 2 for 19 and Mugisha 2 for 20. Rwanda won by 55 runs!