International T20 Ladies Tournament was held at Gaborone, Botswana from 19th August to 26th August 2018. This tournament was the first African Ladies tournament for ICC T20 Global ranking under new regulations introduced in July 2018. Namibia was the Champion and host Botswana occupied the Runner-up Position.
Botswana Batted first and scored 93 all out in 20 Overs, Sylvia Shihepo of Namibia took 3 wickets for 26 runs. Namibia scored 94 in 17 overs just losing only 4 wickets. Wilka Mwatile of Namibia was the highest scorer with 25 runs.
His Excellency the President of Botswana Mr. Mokgweetsi Masisi and First Lady Mrs. Neo Masisi, visited the venue on 25th August and met all participating teams.
The President Maisisi also made symbolic Toss and inaugurating Bowling prior to the final game of the Tournament between Namibia and Botswana.
In the Botswana 7s Women’s T20I tournament at Gaborone Namibia women's team are leading the tournament by winning 4 games so far.
Host’s Botswana and Sierra Leone are at the 2nd place in the points table with 3 wins from 4 games in the tournament. Mozambique Women have also achieved a maiden T20I victory out of their 4 matches while Malawi Women also registered their maiden T20I win over Lesotho Women on 22nd Aug 2018.
In the matches played on 23rd Aug Namibia Women beat new Women’s T20I team records against Mozambique Women and Lesotho Women respectively.
Mozambique scored only 25 runs making Namibia to claim the World record of dismissing a team for the lowest total ever, beating India’s record of dismissing Malaysia Women for 27 in the ACC Women’s Asia Cup held in Jun 2018.
Their next match against Lesotho Women saw Namibia post the 3rd highest Team total in a Women’s T20I, reaching 210/5 in their 20[read more]
Botswana Cricket Association’s National 50 Over Tournament in the North has concluded their league stage, with Phikwe Rangers and Shashe Eagles qualifying for the knock-out semi-final stages scheduled for June. Phikwe will host the team placed 2nd in the South while Shashe Eagles will travel to Gaborone to play the leaders of the South log.
In the South, games continue to be played as there are more teams and the slight change on the dates of fixtures with the North.
Please find attached the Points Table and Log Standing for both North & South and also included is the summary of all matches played so far………for your kind perusal and record
The BCA sincerely thanks all the participating teams, volunteers, stakeholders and members of the media for their continued encouragement and support in subscribing to our Mission of “Bringing Cricket to the Nation”
The ACA staged a successful AGM which was held in Nairobi Kenya.
The Executive Board of Directors Meeting which was held on the 4th May 2018 at the Royal Orchid Hotel at their Executive Office.
Major issues and discussions that were undertaken for moving the association forward.
The Agenda is attached for matter that were discussed.