June 8, 2009

Rwanda

Rwanda miss Kenya tournament

Will Luke

Rwanda's failure to show up - for whatever reason - and some poor weather put a dampener on the first two days of the Africa Cricket Association (ACA) East Africa Under-13 boys' competition in Nakuru, Kenya.

Rwanda were flagged as one of the successes of the African development programme / Cricket Without Borders enterprise, so their absence, if only to gauge the team's progress, was a disappointment.

Matches were being played at Rift Valley Sports Club and Greensteds School, south of Nakuru.

Results
Day One - Kenya 108 for 3 beat Tanzania 96 for 7; Kenya 93 lost to Uganda 94 for 7
Day Two - Tanzania 92 lost to Uganda 93 for 6; Tanzania v Kenya (rained off)

Colin Macbeth

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Posted by colin macbeth on (June 10, 2009, 6:29 GMT)

Uganda topped the ACA/EA final table with six points after losing their final match to Tanzania by 25 runs. They won three games and lost one. Tanzania and Kenya each had three points, winning one and losing two, with one game rained off. Kenya, the hosts at Nakuru, came bottom on run rate - arch rivals Uganda having beaten them by three wickets and eight wickets in the two games between the two sides. 'Topspinner'

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