KICC had a poor run in the T20 league finishing bottom of the 6 team log but seem to have found renewed energy for the 50 Over League after picking up 2 wins in as many games so far.
In a 6 team competition each team can only play a maximum of 5 games and with the threat of relegation looming KICC need at least one more win to survive the drop.
Their opponents on Saturday Tornado B will need help as they have lost both their opening games and are quickly running out of games to not only survive the drop but also save themselves from relegation.
Tornado B the defending champions are rooted at the bottom of the table after losing to Wanderers in their opening game and last weekend to KICC.
This weekend Maureen Thawitemwira was the star for KICC putting in a match winning all round performance scoring 24 valuable runs and picking up 3 wickets.
Home team Jinja SS denied Olila High a win on the road defeating them by 4 wickets in a low scoring game. African MVP Gertrude Chandiru failed to inspire her side but her national team counterparts Rita Musamali and Stephanie Nampiina were instrumental in helping the Jinja based team defeat t20 winners Olila High.
It’s an open contest in the 50 over league. Only KICC has won twice and lost none, while Wanderers and Olila High have a won a single game and lost one as well.
Tornado B is in early trouble as they have lost to Wanderers and KICC and they now have 3 hard games left against Jinja SS, Pioneer and Olila High and will need to win all to at least survive the drop.
In the only Division 2 contest, School MVP Immaculate Nakisuyi helped her Masaka SS team defeat Charity by 62 runs.
Nakisuyi top scored for her team with 53 runs and picked up with 3 wickets with ball in hand.
Masaka SS will now play in the top flight next season and the Aziz Damani powered team can’t be caught now by any of their competition.
Match Summaries for Jazz Safari Women’s League
Saturday 21st October 2017
KICC 108/5 in 34.1 Overs beat Tornado Bee 107/10 in 44.2 Overs by 5 Wickets.
Toss won by KICC who opted to Field.
Batting Tornado Bee : Saidat Kemigisha 23 off 25 balls.
Bowling KICC: Maureen Thawi 3/29 in 10 overs.
Batting KICC: Maureen Thawi 24 off 39 balls, Franklyn Najjumba 23 off 17 balls.
Bowling Tornado Bee: Jovia Giramia 2/18 in 10 Overs.
Player of Match : Maureen Thawi ( KICC) Scored 24 runs and picks 3/29 in 10 Overs.
Jinja SS 105/6 in 33.4 overs beat Olila High CC 104/10 in 48 Overs by 4 Wickets.
Toss won by Jinja SS who opted to field.
Batting Olila: Tebah Achomo 23 off 53 balls.
Bowling Jinja SS: Claire Mushakamba 2/17 in 7 Overs, Sarah Walaza 2/20 in 9 Overs.
Batting Jinja SS: Stephanie Nampiina 22 Not Out Off 40 balls, Rita Musamali 24 off 40 balls, & Sarah Walaza 20 off 37 balls.
Bowling Olila: Sarah Akiteng 1/15 in 5 Overs.
Player of match: Sarah Walaza ( Jinja SS ) she scored 20 off 37 balls, and picked 2/20 in 9 Overs .
Aziz Damani Masaka 165/8 in 30 Overs beat Charity 103/10 in 26.3 Overs by 62 runs.
Toss won by Aziz Damani Masaka who chose to bat.
Batting Aziz Damani: Immaculate Nakisuyi 53 off 43 balls.
Bowling Charity: Rose Nalubega 2/29 in 6 Overs .
Batting Charity: Daphine Mukasa 38 off 47 balls.
Bowling Aziz Damani: Jane Francis Baluka 4/15 in 4.3 Overs , Immaculate Nakisuyi 3/22 in 6 Overs.
Player of match: Immaculate Nakisuyi ( Aziz Damani Masaka) scored 53 off 43 balls, picked 3/22 in 4.3 overs and took 1 Wicket.