UCA MEN NCL: Tornado Cricket Club keep Division One Qualification hope alive with Win


By Ivan Sajjabi
In a thrilling match held at Entebbe Cricket Oval on Saturday, October 28, 2023, Tornado Cricket Club displayed their prowess by defeating Soroti City by a convincing margin of 59 runs, cementing their position in second place.

While their hopes of clinching the championship title are dwindling, courtesy of a previous loss to the current table leaders, Tornado Bees Cricket Club, who remain undefeated, Tornado Cricket Club still holds a promising chance of returning to division one.

Tornado Cricket Club during the game.

Ogwang Wilfred’s stellar performance for Soroti City Cricket, scoring a remarkable half-century (60 off 68), was a highlight as they pursued Tornado CC’s total of 248 runs. However, despite his efforts, the team could only muster 189 runs before being bowled out in 45.4 overs.

Tornado Cricket Club has participated in 7 games, securing victory in 6 while enduring a single loss, accumulating a total of 12 points. The division one leaders did not play in the previous weekend but have managed to amass 12 points from 6 games.

Notably, Tornado Bees are the defending champions of the Men’s T20 Cup in the Championship Division.

In other division two fixtures, Strikers Cricket Club claimed a 29-run victory against SKLPS at Budo Cricket Oval on Sunday, October 29, 2023.

On the same day and in the same division, Premier Cricket Club delivered an impressive performance, clinching a commanding 211-run victory against Jinja Association of Cricket Clubs (JACC) at Jinja SS Cricket Oval.

In the solitary division one game at Entebbe Cricket Oval, Kutch Tigers Cricket Club emerged victorious, defeating Nyakasura Cricket Club by 3 wickets.

Aziz Damani Development Cricket Club continues to lead the division one table, sharing 12 points with their sister club, Aziz Daman Cricket Club, who are in second place but have played an additional game.

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