Namibia v Kenya, T20 Quadrangular, final April 24, 2013

Calm Namibia seal title win

ESPNcricinfo staff

Namibia 188 for 5 (Ya France 54, Williams 42) beat Kenya 187 for 5 (Mishra 68, Obanda 30) by five wickets
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Namibia won the T20 Quadrangular title, beating Kenya by five wickets in a last-ball finish.

Set a target of 188 to chase, Namibia raced to 68 in the eighth over, before a couple of quick wickets pegged them back. Opener Pikky Ya France guided the chase and once he departed, Craig Williams and captain Sarel Burger stepped up. With 15 runs needed in the last over, Burger hit a crucial six and took a few crucial runs with Nicolaas Schotlz as Namibia scored the winning runs off the last ball.

Earlier, Kenya, who were put in to bat, had a strong start as the openers, Alex Obanda and Tanmay Mishra put on 73 in 8.3 overs. Mishra fell in the 16th over for a 53-ball 68 but a couple of quick knocks from Morris Ouma, Collins Obuya and Rakep Patel took Kenya to a strong 187 for 5.

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