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Nigeria’s Female Cricket Receives Accolades Despite Loss To Zimbabwe

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Nigeria’s Female Cricket team

By Akanimo Kufre

The Nigeria’s Female Cricket team, Female Yellow Greens lost by 5 wickets to Zimbabwe in the second semifinal match at the 13th African Games in Accra Ghana.

Many cricket followers praised the Nigerian girl for making it to the semi-finals spot although the least-ranked of the 8 teams. Among the list of those who applauded Nigeria’s efforts are the Captain of Zimbabwe, Mary-Anne Musonda, Tawanda Eli, and ICC Africa Development Manager, Mrs. Patricia Kambarami.

Nigeria batted first scoring a poor total of 74 runs for a loss of 9 wickets(74/9). Salome Sunday and Piety Lucky scored the best runs of 10 and 13 respectively.

The 2nd best-ranked team Zimbabwe chased and scored 75 runs and lost 5 wickets in 16 overs.

Nigeria will play Uganda females for the bronze medal on Wednesday morning.

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