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Uganda Clinch Tense Victory Over PNG by 3 Wickets

June 6, 2024
Uganda T20

Uganda edged out Papua New Guinea (PNG) by a narrow margin of 3 wickets in a thrilling encounter at the ICC T20 World Cup on Thursday morning.

Opting to bat first, PNG has bundled out for a meager 77 runs in just 19.1 overs. Their batting lineup struggled to find momentum, with Hiri Hiri top-scoring with a knock of 15 runs. Lega Siaka and Kiplin Doriga chipped in with 12 runs apiece, but none of the other batsmen managed to reach double digits. Uganda’s bowlers capitalized on PNG’s fragile batting display, with Frank Nsubuga leading the charge by picking up two wickets for just 13 runs in his four overs. Charles Wakهة (2/17), Riazat Ali Shah (2/12), and Cosmas Kyewuta (2/10) also impressed with their economical bowling spells, effectively dismantling the PNG innings.

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Chasing a modest target of 78 runs, Uganda’s batting lineup also faced some hiccups. The image you provided shows Ronald Luswe (23), Biandi Ssentogo (18), and Ibrahim Jeeps (12) as the top scorers for Uganda. Despite losing wickets at regular intervals, Uganda managed to navigate their chase effectively. The experience of their middle order, combined with some crucial boundaries at key moments, ensured they crossed the finish line with 10 balls to spare.

This victory marks a significant achievement for Uganda in the T20 World Cup. They will be aiming to carry this momentum forward and build on their success in their upcoming matches.

Yukesh Chaudhary

Yukesh Chaudhary is the CEO and Founder of Niriv, The parent company of The Ditible. He writes on sports news and trends, He has been writing sports news from 2021 and has been writing here.

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