Rwanda women's national cricket team

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Rwanda cricket Oval stadium located in Gahanga
Rwanda
Flag of Rwanda.svg
Flag of Rwanda
Association Rwanda Cricket Association
Personnel
Captain Sarah Uwera
Coach Leonard Nhamburo
International Cricket Council
ICC RankingsCurrent [1] Best-ever
WT20I 31st 29th (7-Sep-2019)
Women's Twenty20 Internationals
First WT20IFlag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria at National Stadium, Abuja; 26 January 2019
Last WT20IFlag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria at Gahanga International Cricket Stadium, Kigali; 12 June 2021
WT20IsPlayedWon/Lost
Total [2] 26 11/14
(1 tie, 0 no results)
This year [3] 6 3/3
(0 ties, 0 no results)
As of 18 June 2021

The Rwanda women's national cricket team is the team that represents Rwanda in international women's cricket.

Contents

In April 2018, the International Cricket Council (ICC) granted full Women's Twenty20 International (WT20I) status to all its members. Therefore, all Twenty20 matches played between Rwanda women and other ICC members after 1 July 2018 will be a full WT20I. [4] [5]

On 26 January 2019, Rwanda played their first WT20I against Nigeria which was first WT20I for Nigeria as well. It was a 5-match WT20I series between these two countries which was won by Nigeria by 3-2. [6]

In December 2020, the ICC announced the qualification pathway for the 2023 ICC Women's T20 World Cup. [7] Rwanda were named in the 2021 ICC Women's T20 World Cup Africa Qualifier regional group, alongside ten other teams. [8]

History

They participated in different African regional games

Out of the 6 awards, they was an award for 100% cricket female participation programme of the year and associate member women's performance of the year [9] which highlighted the development of women’s cricket in Rwanda

in 2018 women's team started the programme in partnership with Cricket builds hope which was reorganized globally

It is a wonderful programme that helps young women that live around the Gahanga Cricket Stadium to attain skills both in leadership and business management. [10]

Records and statistics

International Match Summary — Rwanda Women [11]

Last updated 12 June 2021

Playing Record
FormatMWLTNRInaugural Match
Twenty20 Internationals2611141026 January 2019

Twenty20 International

Records complete to WT20I #908. Last updated 12 June 2021.

OpponentMWLTNRFirst matchFirst win
ICC Full members
Flag of Zimbabwe.svg  Zimbabwe 101009 May 2019
ICC Associate members
Flag of Botswana.svg  Botswana 110006 June 20216 June 2021
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 2020010 June 2021
Flag of Mali.svg  Mali 2200018 June 201918 June 2019
Flag of Mozambique.svg  Mozambique 110008 May 20198 May 2019
Flag of Namibia.svg  Namibia 101007 June 2021
Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria 13751026 January 201928 January 2019
Flag of Tanzania.svg  Tanzania 3030011 May 2019
Flag of Uganda.svg  Uganda 2020019 June 2019

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