Zimbabwe’s participation in T20 World Cup is at risk as Uganda creates history


The Zimbabwean team faced a major setback in their bid to qualify for the 2024 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup as they were defeated by Uganda by five wickets in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Africa Region Qualifier.

In the match held in Windhoek, Namibia, Zimbabwe batted first and scored 136 runs for the loss of 7 wickets.

Sikandar Raza scored 48 runs. In bowling, Dinesh Nakrani took 3 wickets for 14 runs.

In reply, Uganda secured victory by scoring 138/5 after 19.1 overs.

Riazat Ali Shah scored 42 runs and Alpesh Ramjani scored 40 runs.

This was Uganda’s first game against a Test playing country in T20I format.

Earlier in this tournament, the Zimbabwean team also lost against Namibia by 7 wickets.

With three games remaining, Zimbabwe currently holds the 5th position on the table of seven teams.


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