Match no. 7 of the ongoing 2023 Rwanda Women’s Twenty20 (T20) Tournament will witness a clash between Charity CC and Indatwa Hampshire at the Gahanga International Cricket Stadium, Kigali. The match is scheduled to be played on the 20th of May, 2023, at 12:30 PM Indian Standard Time (IST).
With consecutive wins, Indatwa Hampshire currently holds the top spot in the 5-team competition, remaining undefeated in the tournament. Meanwhile, Charity CC has had a mixed start to the tournament, with one win and one loss in their two matches, securing the third seed in the standings.
Charity CC – Angelique Uwamahoro, Cathia Uwamahoro, Nadia Isimbi, Phedina Dusenayo, Sonia Iragena, Diane Dusabemungu, Janet Mbabazi, Liliane Mucyo, Marie Bimenyimana, Neema Micheline, Benitha Murekatete (WK), Kevin Awino (WK), Ornella Gasirabo (WK), Ange Uwingabire (C), Celine Umutoniwase, Pacifique Nyirandorimana, Sandrine Izabayo
Indatwa Hampshire – Celine Itangishaka, Gisele Irankunda, Gisele Ishimwe, Justine Ingabire, Liliane Ufitinema, Sifa Ingabire, Cynthia Tuyizere, Gislaine Umubyeyi, Henriette Ishimwe (C), Marie Tumukunde, Flora Irakoze (Wk), Sarah Uwera (WK), Devotha Uwizeyimana, Grace Mugwaneza, Immaculee Muhawenimana, Josiane Uwimbabazi
Players to watch out:
The 26-year-old all-rounder in Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is), in 43 innings has scored 558 runs, including the highest of 114, while in 21 bowling innings has struck as many wickets. Marie in a couple of innings has scored 53 runs and has struck a couple of wickets in as many outings.
The 27-year-old all-rounder from Uganda, in T20Is, in 49 innings has scored 670 runs, while in 44 bowling innings has struck 55 wickets. Janet is 2nd to Gisele on the wicket-takers list with 5 wickets of 2 outings.
The 18-year-old all-rounder in T20Is, in 48 innings has scored 837 runs, including the best of 114*, while in 16 innings has struck 13 wickets. Gisele is the leading run-scorer and wicket-taker in the tournament with 104 runs and 5 wickets to her name in 2 innings.
The 19-year-old all-rounder in T20Is, in 47 innings has scored 575 runs, while has struck 48 wickets in as many innings, with the best of 5/6. In the season, Henriette in 2 innings has struck 4 wickets at an economy rate of 4.29.
The Gahanga International Cricket Stadium dishes a well-balanced center wicket that features a fair contest with both bat and ball. It offers favorable conditions for both spinners and pacers to excel. Batters also find delight in the pitch, with an average score in the 130s.
The Gahanga International Cricket Stadium promises an ideal setting for a game of cricket with a partly cloudy overhead and a very low chance of rain. The temperature is expected to hover around late 20 (°C) with light winds and a humidity level of 54%.
Fantasy playing XI:
Kevin Awino, Gisele Ishimwe, Sifa Ingabire, Marie Bimenyimana, Janet Mbabazi, Henriette Ishimwe, Diane Dusabemungu, Immaculee Muhawenimana, Pacifique Nyirandorimana, Grace Mugwaneza, Devotha Uwizeyimana
Date – May 28, 2023
Time – 12:30 PM IST
Venue – Gahanga International Cricket Stadium, Kigali
Broadcast – All games of the tournament will be live-streamed on the FanCode app and website.