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Soroti City Cricket Club off to a flying start in the mens UG20 League

Soroti City Cricket Club

Matchday two results


  • Soroti City beat Mukono Warriors by 7 wickets
  • JAAC beat ACC by 146 runs
  • Rounders beat Ismail Community by 2 wickets


  • Soroti City beat Mukono Warriors by 59 runs
  • JACC beat ACC by 73 runs
  • Rouders beat Ismail Community by 4 wickets

Soroti City Cricket Club got off to a flying start in the UGT20 Men’s League with a doubleheader victory against new league team Mukono Warriors Cricket Club.

They won the first match by 7 wickets and the second by 59 runs.

In the first match, Mukono Warriors batted first after winning the toss, but Soroti City’s clinical bowling restricted them to 75 all out in 17.1 overs.

Dharmir Patel top-scored for Mukono with 23 off 27 balls, while Fenil Patel added 12 off 11.

Derrick Bakunzi led Soroti City’s bowling attack with 3 wickets, supported by Malinga Jacob and Kiza Jonathan, who took 2 wickets each.

Ochen Peter, Sururu Juma, and Ogwang Wilfred each claimed a wicket.

In the chase, Juma Sururu impressed with 45 off 40 balls, earning the Player of the Match accolade.

Sururu Juma with his player of match accolade

In the second match, Soroti City’s captain, Ebulu Ronald, won the toss and chose to bat first.

Soroti City’s batters shone, with contributions from Juma Sururu (27), Derrick Bakunzi (30), Ogwang Wilfred (24), and Ochen Peter (22), setting a total of 135/6 in 20 overs.

Despite Hemanat Hiran’s 3 for 22 in 4 overs for Mukono, it wasn’t enough.

With the bat, Jignesh Vekariya stood out for Mukono, but Malinga Jacob’s 5-wicket haul, the highest by an individual this season, disrupted their batting lineup.

His performance earned him the match ball.

Malinga Jacob receivng the match ball for his 5 wickets

Derrick Bakunzi also contributed with 3 wickets, following his earlier batting display and he got the player of match award.

Bakunzi Derrick receivng the player of match award

In the post-match presentation, Soroti City captain Ebulu Ronald applauded the team’s performance and expressed his expectation for them to maintain this high level of play in the next two matches.

These twin victories put Soroti City Cricket Club at the top of Group D, tied in points with Nyakasura Cricket Club but leading on net run rate.

Their next match is on July 27th at Lugogo Cricket Oval against Avengers Cricket Club.

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