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Williams leads from the front

Mon, Jul 11, 2011 12:03 PM


Williams leads from the front
Craig Williams was in top form
Namibia registered the biggest surprise win on day two of the ICC Africa Division One Twenty20 tournament on Sunday.

Namibia beat Kenya by eight wickets at the Lugogo Cricket Oval, Kampala.

Batting first, Kenya made 105 for 8 in its 20 overs, with only Duncan Allan making 58 off 49 balls with six boundaries and three sixes,

For Namibia, Louis Klazinga (2-16), Louis van der Westhuizen (3-12), Gerrie Snyman (2-19) shared the wickets around.

In its reply, Namibia skipper Craig Williams led from the front making an unbeaten 70 off 41 balls with five boundaries and five sixes. Namibia overhauled the target in just 12.1 overs to end at 108 for 2.

Earlier in the day, Namibia beat Ghana by a whopping 174 runs at the same ground.

Namibia made 255 for 2 in 20 overs thanks to Louis van der Westhuizen (97: 40b, 14x4, 5x6), Sola Burger (75 not out: 46b, 7x4, 2x6) and Gerrie Snyman (52 not out: 24b, 4x4, 4x6).

In its reply, Ghana was restricted to 81 for nine in its 20 overs. Sola Burger (3-12) and Gerrie Snyman (2-15) shared the wickets.

In the other games, hosts Uganda earned a two wicket win over Nigeria at the Kyambogo Cricket Ground.

Nigeria made 104 for 6 in its 20 overs and Uganda chased downt the target in 18.1 overs.

Kenya lost to Nigeria at the Kyambogo Cricket Ground in the other league game.

Kenya made 128 for 6 in its 20 overs and Nigeria chased down the target with eight wickets to spare.

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