Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions: Namibia Women vs Kenya Women: Kwibuka Women's Twenty20 Tournament, 2021 - Match 7
The 7th match of the Kwibuka Women's Twenty20 Tournament will be played between Namibia Women and Kenya Women at the Gahanga International Cricket Stadium, Rwanda.
Current Form Kenya Women:
Kenya Women defeated Nigeria Women by 8 wickets in their last fixture.
Bowling first, they restricted Nigeria to a total of 108 for 5 in 20 overs. The Nigerian openers lost their wicket early into the innings. Salome Sunday and Blessing Etim revived the innings with their stand of 55 runs for the 4th wicket. Blessing made an important contribution of 34 in 33 deliveries while Salome Sunday stayed unbeaten at 33 to take her team to a respectable total.
Chasing 108, Queentor Abel and Veronica Abuga seemed to be in a hurry to finish the game off. They stitched a partnership of 67 runs for the first wicket. Abel made 40 off 45 balls while Veronica Abuga scored 33 off 44 balls. After their dismissal, Sharon Juma and Margaret Ngoche ensured that there was no further hassle in achieving the target. Kenya Women chased the total in the 19th over with 8 wickets in hand. Queentor Abel was adjudged player of the match for her significant contribution with the bat and ball.
Current Form Namibia Women:
Namibia Women hammered Botswana Women by 65 runs in their last game.
Batting first, Namibia Women got to the highest total of the tournament. They scored 155 for 1 in 20 overs. Adri Van der Merve lost her wicket early on in the innings. After her dismissal, it was simply a Sune Wittmann show. She carted the Botswana bowlers to all parts of the ground and smashed 93 off just 61 balls. Her innings featured 9 fours and 3 huge sixes. Yasmeen Khan accompanied her well and made 31 off 28 balls. Both the batters put Namibia Women in a strong position by the end of the first innings.
Defending 155, Sylvia Shihepo and Kayleen Green bowled great lines and prevented Botswana Women to get off to a flier. Shameelah Mosweu played well for her 29 in 22 balls. However, her effort wasn't enough as the required rate was rising high with every over. After her departure, the middle order simply fell like a pack of cards and Botswana Women were restricted to 90 for 7, losing the match by 65 runs.
Let's have a look at the squads:
Kenya Women- Margaret Ngoche (c), Sarah Wetoto (vc), Queentor Abel, Josephine Abwom, Veronica Abuga, Ruth Achando, Lavendah Idambo, Sharon Juma, Brenda Mogusu, Monicah Ndhambi, Daisy Njoroge, Melvin Odambo, Fiavia Odhiambo, Marion Okira, Jane Otieno, Esther Wachira, Edith Waithaka
Namibia Women - Irene van Zyl (c) , Yasmeen Khan (vc), Arrasta Diergaardt, Didi Foerster, Mezerly Gorases, Kayleen Green, Victoria Hamunyela, Reehana Khan, Wilka Mwatile, Sylvia Shihepo, Namusha Shiomwenyo, Adri van der Merwe, Edelle van Zyl, Sune Wittmann
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Namibia Women
Who will win? Namibia Women
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Queentor Abel (Kenya Women), Sune Wittmann (Namibia Women)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) - Sarah Wetoto (Kenya Women), Wilka Mwatile (Namibia Women)
Most Sixes – Queentor Abel (Kenya Women), Sune Wittmann (Namibia Women)
Player of the Match- Sune Wittmann (Namibia Women)
Team Scores Batting first : Namibia Women 130+, Kenya Women 110+
Match Handicap: Namibia Women
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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In-Play’ features, so stay tuned.
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