- Tanzania won the match by a margin of 200 for the second time in T20 International cricket
- Mozambique’s women’s team were bundled out for just 28 runs while chasing the target.
- Uganda holds the record for the biggest win in T20 Women’s International cricket
Tanzanian women have created history in T20 International cricket. In the 11th match of the Women’s T20 World Cup Qualifier (ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Africa Region Qualifier 2021), Tazania defeated Mozambique women’s team by a huge margin of 200.
With this, Tanzania has become the first women’s team in the world to win twice by 200 or more runs. Batting first after winning the toss, Tanzania scored 228 for 4 in 20 overs.
In reply, Mozambique were bundled out for just 28 runs in 12.5 overs. For Tanzania, Mwadi Swedi scored an unbeaten 87 off 48 balls while opener Fatuma Kibasu made 62 runs.
Kibasu hit 10 fours in his half-century innings, while Swede hit 11 fours. For Mozambique, the bowlers conceded 35 extra runs which included 30 wide runs. Christina Magia took 3 wickets from her side.
No batsman from Mozambique could touch the double figure
Chasing the target of 229 runs, Mozambique did not have a good start. Half of his team had returned to the pavilion on the total score of 15 runs. Opener Palmyra Cunica and captain Olga Arnaldo Matasolo scored the most with a common 6-6.
No batsman from Mozambique could touch the double figure. For Tanzania, pacer Pirais Kamunya took 3 for 6, while Nasra Saidi and Sofia Jerome took two wickets. Sweedy was adjudged player of the match.
Uganda holds the record for registering the biggest win
Earlier, Tanzania had defeated Mali women’s cricket team by 268 runs in the year 2009. Overall, this is the 5th time in Women’s T20 International cricket when a team has won a match by a margin of 200 or more. Uganda holds the world record for registering the biggest win, having registered a 304-run win over Mali in the year 2019.