An exciting third day of matches of the ICC Africa Division 3 commenced with Cameroon taking on Mali at the Main Oval of Sahara Park Willowmoore. Cameroon won the toss and sent Mali in to bat. Mali scored a decent 91 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in its allotted 20 overs, with H.
Ndiaye scoring 31 runs. On the bowling side, JBN Abega took 2 wickets for 10 runs and M. Ngueudam took 2 wickets for 22 runs.
Cameroon took 15.2 overs to score 92 runs for the loss of 7 wickets to beat Mali by 3 wickets, thus recording its first victory for the week. DF Fouta scored 20*, and bowlers S. Sissoko and M. Wague took 2 wickets for 21 runs and 2 wickets for 29 runs respectively.
Sahara Park Willowmoore's Field 'A' witnessed the clash between the Gambians and St. Helena. After winning the toss, St. Helena elected to bat. St. Helena scored a total of 139 runs for the loss of 5 wickets with significant contributions from the George father and son combination, each scoring 48 runs.
In its chase, Gambia scored a total of 129 runs for the loss of 9 wickets, making St. Helena the
winners of this match by 1 wicket. Batting contributions came in from A. Yadav with 26
runs off 31 balls, and M. Williams with 29 runs of 24 balls. On the bowling side, S. Crowie
took 4 wickets for 17 runs.
Still a little disappointed after yesterday's neck to neck loss to the Rwandans, Morocco gained back its spirits and was up to try its skills against Seychelles. After winning the toss Morocco went in to bat and scored 101 runs all out with M. Lkouede scoring 28 runs. M. Vadodaraya took 5 wickets for 18 runs. Seychelles scored 102 for the loss of 7 wickets gaining victory over the Moroccans by 3 wickets. T. Hopernitch scored 42 runs off 49 balls.
On field 'B' of Sahara Park Willowmoore, the Rwandans took on the undefeated Zambians in
their 5th match. Zambia won the toss and sent Rwanda in to bat. Rwanda scored 75 all out with D. Kandela taking 4 for 17. Zambia chased down the total and scored 78 runs for the loss of only 1 wicket. N. Allan scored an impressive 51 runs of 52 balls, and Zambia won its 5th consecutive match.
All Matches played at Sahara Park Willowmoore, Benoni, South Africa
CAMEROON vs. MALI
Cameroon won the toss and elected to field
Mali scored 91 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in their allotted 20 overs
Best Batting Figures Mali: H. Ndiaye 31
Best Bowling Figures Cameroon: JBN Abega 2 for 10; M. Ngueudam 2 for 22
Cameroon scored 92 runs for the loss of 7 wickets
Best Batting Figures Cameroon: DF Fouta scored 20*
Best Bowling Figures Mali: S. Sissoko 2 for 21; M. Wague 2 for 29
CAMEROON WON BY 3 WICKETS
GAMBIA vs. ST. HELENA
St. Helena won the toss and elected to bat
St. Helena scored 139 runs for the loss of 5 wickets in 20 overs
Best Batting Figures St. Helena: D. George 48 of 44; G. George 48 of 37
Gambia scored 129 runs for the loss of 9 wickets
Best Batting Figures Gambia: A. Yadav 26 of 31; M. Williams 29 of 24
Best Bowling figures St. Helena: S. Crowie 4 for 17
ST. HELENA WON BY 1 WICKET
MOROCCO vs. SEYCHELLES
Morocco won the toss and elected to bat
Morocco scored 101 all out
Best Batting Figures Morocco: M. Lkouede 28
Best Bowling figures Seychelles: M. Vadodaraya 5 for 18
Seychelles scored 102 runs for the loss of 7 wickets
Best Batting Figures Seychelles: T. Hopernitch 42 of 49
SEYCHELLES WON BY 3 WICKETS
RWANDA vs. ZAMBIA
Zambia won the toss and elected to field
Rwanda scored 75 all out
Best Bowling Figures Zambia: D. Kandela taking 4 for 17
Zambia scored 78 runs for the loss of 1 wicket
Best Bowling Figures Zambia: N. Allan 51 of 52
ZAMBIA WON BY 8 WICKETS