Cricket

UNIMONI League: Tuyisenge hits a century as Kutchi Tigers condemn Sorwathe

A stunning spell of bowling by Orchidde Tuyisenge was the highlight of the men’s Division Two Unimoni Premier League game on Sunday in a game full of runs at IPRC-Kicukiro Ground between Kutchi Tigers and Sorwathe. The Kutchi won the toss and elected to bat first, piping Sorwathe by 333 runs...

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 12:40pm

Africa U18 Basketball Championships: Rwanda face Egypt for ticket to semis

Friday Quarter-finals Libya Vs Senegal 14:15 Congo Vs Angola 16:30 Rwanda Vs Egypt 18:45 Tunisia Vs Mali 21:00 The national U18 boys basketball team will be looking to land a ticket for semi-finals when they take on giants Egypt in the last eight of the ongoing FIBA U18 African...

Friday, August 31, 2018 - 12:34am

World Cup trophy tour coming to Rwanda means a lot, RCA officials

RWANDA is one of the twenty-one countries that will witness the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup Trophy during its global tour ahead of the 2019 Cricket World Cup will take place in England and Wales from May 30 to July 14. The 11kgs trophy will be welcomed to Rwanda on February 10,...

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 9:44pm

ICC U19 WCup Qualifiers: Rwanda plot Sierra Leone victory after Botswana defeat

The national U19 men’s cricket team will this afternoon face Sierra Leone seeking to quickly bounce back after losing to Botswana on Tuesday at the ICC Under-19 World Cup Qualifier – Africa Division 2 in South Africa. Coach Joshua Mwanja and his boys got off to a good start on Monday...

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 6:39am

We will put up a strong fight in ICC U19 WCup Qualifiers, says Mwanja

The national Under-19 cricket team head coach Joshua Mwanja has said that his side will put up a strong fight during the Africa Division 2 World Cup Qualifies that get underway today in South Africa. Rwanda start the campaign for a ticket to the second round of qualifiers against Swaziland this...

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 9:50pm

Cricket team set for ICC U19 World Cup qualifiers in SA

The national junior cricket team is set to compete at the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup Africa Qualifier Division 2 tournament, slated for August 17-29 in South Africa. The tournament will bring together eleven African countries namely; Rwanda, Botswana, Ghana, Tanzania, Mozambique...

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 11:34pm

ICC World T20 Qualifiers: Rwanda suffer fourth defeat

Friday Kenya Vs Tanzania 9:30 am Rwanda Vs Uganda 1:50 pm Saturday Tanzania Vs Rwanda 9:30 am Uganda Vs Kenya 1:50 pm Hopes for Rwanda at the ongoing ICC World T20 Africa ‘B’ Qualifiers have been dashed, after losing to Kenya by 5 wickets on Wednesday afternoon at Gahanga...

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 10:12pm

ICC T20 Qualifiers: Kenya, Uganda set to progress to African finals today

Uganda and Kenya recorded impressive victories on the third day of action in the International Cricket Council World T20 Africa B qualifiers on Tuesday, as the tournament reached its halfway mark. Kenya blew Tanzania out the park, to remain the only unbeaten team in the competition with six points...

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 12:40pm

Showtime as ICC World T20 Africa ‘B’ Qualifiers kick-off in Kigali

All roads from this weekend  lead to Gahanga Cricket Stadium as the country welcomes the region to Kigali for the 2018 ICC T20 Group B qualifiers tournament. The week-long tournament will be contested by; Tanzania, Kenya, and Uganda and hosts Rwanda – squaring-off in a double round-...

Friday, July 6, 2018 - 10:06pm

Who needs football? Cricket has billion-plus fans, survey finds

The football World Cup may be attracting viewers across the planet but cricket has a huge audience too, with a fanbase of more than a billion people, a major new survey says. The report, conducted by Nielsen Sports for the International Cricket Council (ICC), put the number of fans at 1.039...

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 9:31pm

Strive for excellence, Gen. Nyamvumba tells cricketers ahead of regional tourney

RWANDA national senior men’s cricket team has been urged to ‘be confident and strive for victory’ when the country hosts the ICC World T20 Africa ‘B’ Qualifiers next week at Gahanga Cricket Stadium – from July 7 to 15 in Kigali. The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS)...

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 5:56pm

Rwanda face Uganda in cricket Genocide memorial tourney opener

Rwanda ladies national cricket team take on their Ugandan counterparts today in the opener of the 5th annual regional Genocide Memorial Cricket Tournament, which gets underway this morning and will run through June 10 at Gahanga Oval.  Holders Kenya will be up against Uganda later today. The...

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 10:20pm

Uwamahoro’s journey to cricket stardom

When it comes to women’s cricket in Rwanda, the name Cathia Uwamahoro needs no introduction. Last year in February, the 24-year old put her skills and endurance to test, batting for 26 hours in the cricket net to set a Guinness World Record for the longest net session by a woman. According...

Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 12:14am