Cricket365 – Nigeria made a perfect start to the ICC World T20 Africa Qualifier A, as they cruised past Sierra Leone by 88 runs, at the Tafawa Balewa Square Cricket Oval in Lagos on Saturday.

Summary

  • Nigeria made a perfect start to the ICC World T20 Africa Qualifier A, as they cruised past Sierra Leone by 88 runs, at the Tafawa Balewa Square Cricket Oval in Lagos on Saturday.
  • In response, Sierra Leone also lost their first wicket to the third ball of the innings, as Saheed Akolade started well with the ball.
  • Onwuzulike capped a fine day for himself, as he got wickets off consecutive deliveries, to see Sierra Leone wilt to 42 for five at the halfway stage of their chase.
  • For The Gambia to prevail, they needed a quick start, but they crashed to 3 for three inside the first two overs, as Ankrah and D Pereira (two for 16) scythed through the top-order.
  • Nigeria take on The Gambia in Sunday while Ghana face Sierra Leone the same day.


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