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Cricket: Telugu Royals Defeats Kigali Club By 1 Wicket

In the UNIMONI-RCA Premier League 2019 Division 1 men game played over the weekend at Gahanga cricket oval, Telugu Royals cricket club were able to knock over the Kigali Cricket club by 1 wicket.

Kigali Cricket Club won the toss and elected to bat first a decision that didn’t seem to be a bad one as they posted 196  all in 45.1 overs and Telugu Royals chased the score for the loss of 9 wickets there by winning by 1 wicket.

Telugu Royal’s Kevin Kabare Irakoze contributed a high score of 41 runs off 66 balls and 3 wickets to become the Player of the Match, Ajay Kumar managed 2 wickets, 13 runs of 5 overs, while batting Kulkarni Yogesh managed to post 54 runs off 66 balls.

On the other hand, Calvin Watuwa had a game high 43 runs off 58 balls for Kigali CC.

In the other Division 2 men game played at IPRC-Kicukiro cricket ground over the weekend, IPRC-Kigali registered a victory over Sorwathe Boys by two wickets.

Sorwathe Boys Cricket Club won the toss and elected to bat first posting 65/10 in 19 overs, in return IPRC-Kigali chased for 66/8 all in 12 overs.


Jean Michel Iradukunda was in sublime form for IPRC leading the way with a game high 18 runs off 23 balls and 4 wickets to become Player of the Match, Christian Benishirwa also contributed 11 runs off 12 balls.

Results: Division 1Men

Kigali Cc: 196/10 in 45 overs
Telugu Royals: 199/9 in 46 overs

Results: Division 2 Men

Sorwathe Boys 65/10 in 19 overs

IPRC-Kigali 66/8 in 12 overs

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