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Uganda win ACA Africa T20 Cup after Shah blitz

Uganda won the inaugural ACA Africa T20 Cup after Riazat Ali Shah’s unbeaten 98 saw them defeat Tanzania by 8 wickets in the final. Chasing...

Bowlers in charge on Bulawayo final day

A final round of matches which saw just 897 runs scored across the four games at an average of 5.84 an over, with 66...

Hong Kong win, but PNG go through as Dutch crush Uganda

The Netherlands put in a dominant performance in their final group match on Thursday to beat Uganda by 97 runs and ease into the...

PNG beat Uganda, Van Beek hat-trick sees off Hong Kong

Papua New Guinea threw Group B wide open at the Bulawayo Athletic Club on Tuesday, as an unbroken stand of 132 between skipper Assad...

Dutch too strong for PNG, as Uganda squeeze past Hong Kong

The Dutch could thank a spirited opening stand between Max O’Dowd and Steph Myburgh and a disciplined performance in the field for their comfortable...

Global Qualifier B Preview – Zimbabwe favourites, followed by free-for-all

The last two spots at the 2022 World Cup in Australia go on the line this week, with eight teams hopeful of a place...

Challenge League B – Jersey clean sweep sets up thrilling finale

An unbeaten sweep of their opposition has propelled Jersey into a strong position to win ICC Cricket World Cup Challenge League B. The second...

Capricorn Women’s Tri-Series Wrap: Zimbabwe triumph, Namibia and Uganda find positives

Zimbabwe’s women were too good against Namibia in the final of this week’s Capricorn Women’s Tri-Series, lifting the trophy in the Namibian capital of...

Cricket to make its African Games Debut in 2023

In a boon for the sport in the region, cricket is all set to make its debut in the 2023 Africa Games. Due to...

Challenge League venues and dates announced

Dates and venues have been revealed for the remaining rounds of the Cricket World Cup Challenge League. After a hiatus stretching back to December 2019,...

Under 19 World Cup Day 13 – Uganda secure first win, UAE stuns West Indies

Uganda took their first win at an ICC global event in 16 years, beating Papua New Guinea in their 13th place play-off semi-final. UAE...

Under 19 World Cup Day 10 – Ireland, UAE win low scoring thrillers

Ireland and UAE advanced to the semi-finals of the plate league after wins over Canada and Uganda, respectively Ireland U19s (179 ao, le Roux 83*,...

U-19 World Cup, Day 9: Bawa and Raghuvanshi overpower Uganda

INDIA 405/5 in 50 overs (Bawa 162*, Raghuvanshi 144 - Murungi 10-0-72-3)UGANDA 79 all out in 19.4 overs (Murungi 34 - Sindhu 4.4-1-19-4, Hangargekar...

U-19 World Cup Day 5 – Dewald Brevis hundred takes South Africa U-19 past Uganda

Dewald Brevis' century was the difference between South Africa and Uganda, the former beating their Associate neighbours by 121 runs and consigning the Baby...

Uganda’s investment in high performance pays off with men’s Global T20 Qualifiers and U-19 World Cup berths

The last two years of the pandemic have wiped out the local cricket season in Uganda. Specifically, Uganda's 7 pm curfew has not helped...

Women from Associate nations prominent in new ICC mentoring programme

Eighteen women from Associate countries are included in the 40 selected by the ICC in the first two tranches of its new 100% Cricket...

Kwibuka T20 Tournament scheduled for June 2021

The Rwanda Cricket Association (RCA) has announced its intentions of staging the Kwibuka T20 Tournament from June 4-13 in Kigali. Held on an annual...

ICC Announce Global Development Award Winners

The International Cricket Council are rolling out their global 2020 Development Awards today, celebrating the work of the game's 92 Associate Members across the...

ICC Development Awards – Cricket 4 Good Social Impact of the Year

The International Cricket Council has announced its regional winners and global nominees for its 2020 Development Awards, celebrating the work of the game’s 92...

Namibia too strong for Uganda, sweep Castle Lite T20 Series

Namibia completed a clean sweep of the T20 series against Uganda, scoring two comprehensive victories in the double header yesterday. The visitors claimed a...

Namibia eases past Uganda in first T20 International

First T20I: Nambia 135 for 3 (14.5 overs): Erasmus 62* (36), du Preez 29* (25, Nakrani 1-22, Kyewuta 1-34) defeated Uganda 134 for 5...

‘Namibia is where we want to be’ – Uganda up for the challenge in Windhoek

The last time these two sides meet was at the Men's T20 World Cup Africa Qualifier in Kampala where Namibia came up tops, eventually...

Namibia to host Uganda in April

International cricket is set to return to Namibia with the country's governing body announcing a bilateral series against Uganda to take place next month. Cricket...

Uganda women’s cricket training squad announced

The Uganda Cricket Association has named its national women’s cricket training squad ahead of the upcoming ICC Africa T20 Qualifiers scheduled to take place in...

‘We still played as one’ – Janet Mbabazi on the Women’s Elite League in Uganda

Following the Women's Elite League in Uganda in the later stages of 2020, Ugandan international Janet Mbabazi, vice-captain of the Challenger Blizzards, spoke to...

Uganda: Women’s Elite League success as Hurricanes blitz Blizzards

HURRICANES blitzed Blizzards in the four T20-match Uganda Women’s Elite League (UWEL) cricket series at Lugogo Oval, Kampala, from December 11-13. By Denis Musali and...

Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 revised qualification pathway schedule announced

Following the postponement of 20 series due to the effects of the ongoing global pandemic, the ICC has announced the rescheduled qualification pathway for...

Uganda Women’s Elite Cricket League squads announced

Following the country's successful Men’s Elite Cricket League, the Uganda Cricket Association has announced the squads that will be competing during the Women’s Elite...

Sport has united all Ugandans – Musana Felix

Sport has the power to unite communities and create social change. During a recent interview with Emerging Cricket, Nigeria’s women’s team captain Samantha Agazuma...

Qatar series postponed

The planned quadrangular series between Qatar, Nepal, Uganda and Malaysia has been postponed until further notice, sources have told Emerging Cricket. The Qatari government...

Uganda Cricket Association unveil Mahatlane

On the 19th November, the Uganda Cricket Association were finally able to present Laurence Mahatlane as the Head Coach of the Ugandan men’s national...

It is absolutely critical that we pick up where we left off – Uganda’s Brian Masaba

The Uganda Elite League recently concluded with the Aziz Damani Scorpions winning the inaugural edition of the competition. Emerging Cricket recently had the opportunity...

ICC reveals Commonwealth Games Qualifying process

The ICC and the Commonwealth Games Federation (CWF) have revealed the qualifying criteria for the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. The eight-team women’s tournament...

Uganda Elite League concludes as Scorpions lift trophy

The inaugural Uganda Elite League concluded on Sunday with the Aziz Damani Scorpions claiming the title. The week-long tournament was unfortunately affected by the...

Simba Premier League Team Draft Review

Following the announcement of the Simba Premier League and the completion of the subsequent draft, fans of African cricket have now learned who will...

Cricket Uganda partners Sanjay Farm upgrade Cranes’ ‘second home’ ground in Gujarat

The Shri Mohanlal Manilal Desai Cricket Ground, Sanjay Farm in Gujarat may seem an unlikely place for Cricket Uganda to refer as a 'second...

EquitySport looking to close the gap between the ‘haves’ and ‘have nots’ using sports science

Cricket Uganda through a partnership with equitysport now have access to a sports psychologist who will be working with their national teams. Whether your...

Emerging Women’s Players to Watch Under 21

Record-breakers and game changers. The women's game is flooded with both of these, though what is perhaps most exciting is that many of its...

South Africa U19 World Cup coach recruited by Uganda on three-year contract

Following the departure of Steve Tikolo from his role in January, taking up a post in Tanzania, Uganda Cricket Association have announced the appointment...

ICC postpones Ugandan leg of Challenge League B series

The International Cricket Council have announced that Cricket World Cup Challenge League B will be rescheduled to a future date due to the ongoing...

Kwibuka Tournament postponed to 2021

Sports is one of many activities that have been greatly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, with many international tournaments postponed by the ICC with...

EC weekly roundup: Thailand women headline a feast of Asian cricket

There was Asian cricket aplenty this week in the Emerging Cricket world, as the Thailand women continued their T20 World Cup campaign, their men...

Qatar and India tours test Uganda ahead of a busy year

Ahead of a very busy 2020 for the Cricket Cranes, the tours to Qatar and India have tested the extended playing squad. The selectors...

EC weekly roundup: Thailand’s debut, Nepal central contracts, and more

Thailand’s women headline this EC weekly review, as they stepped onto the storied turf of the WACA ground to make their T20 World Cup...

Interim Uganda coach Davis Turinawe takes charge for Qatar and India tour

Speaking to the press at the team flag off ahead of their tour to Qatar and India interim Uganda men's coach Davis Turinawe has...

Tikolo leaves Uganda post

Stephen Tikolo has chosen not to renew his contract as Head Coach of the Ugandan men's team today after three and a half years...

CWC Challenge League B – points table, schedule, previews & match reports

Bermuda, Hong Kong, Italy Jersey, Kenya, and Uganda began their long road to World Cup Qualification when they squared off in Group B of...

Wins for Hong Kong and Italy as Challenge League B in Oman draws to a close

The last round of matches of the 1st leg of the ICC Challenge League Group B at the Oman Cricket Academy produced results according...

Uganda completes the slam as Jersey downs Bermuda

CWC Challenge League B: Uganda 150 for 14 (Otwani 66*, Nakrani 57*, Aizaz 2-16) defeated Hong Kong 144 ( Barkat 27, Aizaz 24, Hassun...

Africa 2: Europe 0, as Kenya and Uganda triumph on Day 6 in Muscat

Day 6 of the ICC Challenge League B saw Africa sweep Europe with Kenya chasing down a sub par Jersey total and Uganda making...

Emphatic wins for Jersey & Uganda on Day 4 of CWC Challange League B

CWC Challenge League B Day 4: Uganda 211 for 3 (Ukani 86, R Patel 72*, Hodsoll 1-23) defeated Bermuda 208 (Manders 59, Rawlins 53,...

Status and statistics – cricket’s hegemonic nonsense

Republished and updated after the Maldives were defeated by 249 runs against Bangladesh during the South Asian Games in Nepal. They were dismissed for...

Kinchit Shah and Ronak Patel inspire Hong Kong and Uganda to second victory

CWC Challenge League B: Hong Kong 177 for 6 (Shah 59*, Gorawara 37, Stevens 3-28) defeated Jersey 173 (42.5) (Watkins 31, Stevens 28, Shah...

East African Derby – Uganda v Kenya Challenge League Preview

Kenya is the godfather of cricket in the region in that they have played in the semi-final of a World Cup in 2003, but...

Stubborn Uganda sort out Jersey job

CWC Challenge League B: Uganda 248 for 8 (Nakrani 79*, Ukani 47, Sumeraurer 3-51) defeated Jersey all out 223 in 49.1 overs (Steven 43,...

CWC Challenge League B, Round 1, Oman – team previews

Bermuda, Hong Kong, Italy Jersey, Kenya, and Uganda began their long road to World Cup Qualification when they squared off in Group B of...

Rwanda cricket closing the gaps on its East African neighbours

The last time I was in Rwanda was in 2017 for the official opening of the Gahanga Cricket stadium but even with such an...

Tanzania continue to impress with unbeaten run at Kwibuka Peace Tournament

Most of the news in the mainstream media has been about the record-breaking runs conceded and low totals scored by Mali so it was...

25 years on, Rwanda to host 4 team memorial women’s T20I event

(Updated 13 June after Kenya withdrew from the event due to lack of funds). Between April and July in 1994 up to one million people...

Namibia and Kenya complete next step toward men’s T20 World Cup

The ICC T20 World Cup Africa Region Final ended on Friday in Kampala with Namibia and Kenya earning the right to represent Africa at...

Associates at the World Cup, Part 1: 1975 & 1979

Thanks to the International Cricket Council’s retrograde decision to reduce the number of the teams at the World Cup, the 12th edition of the showpiece event,...

Zimbabwe, Namibia dominate Africa Women’s Qualifiers.

* Skipper Etim grabs hattrick as Nigeria down Mozambique* Mayers stars again as Zimbabwe stroll to victory* Van Zyl’s four for 7 sets up...

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