Jinja SSS at the 2018 edition of the Girls Cricket Week

UCA Girls Schools Cricket Week 2018

Kyambogo Oval

Morning

  • Olila HS 107/6 in 20 Overs beat Mt Rwenzori 15/10 in 7.5 overs by 92 runs

Afternoon

  • Olila HS Vs KC Budo – Wash Out

Lugogo Oval

Morning

  • Jinja SS Walkover Against KC Budo

Afternoon

  • Mt Rwenzori 37/10 in 13.5 overs lost to Jinja SS 41/2 in 4.2 overs by 8 wickets

Budo Astra

Morning

  • Masaka SS Vs Gayaza – Masaka forfeits match points fielding 12 players

Evening

  • Masaka SS 111/6 in 16.4 overs beat Kilembe SS 33/10 in 12 overs (D/L revised score of 116)

Budo Grass

Morning

  • Kilembe SS 32/10 in 7 overs los t to Ndejje SS 33/2 in 4 .5 overs by 8 wickets

Afternoon

  • Gayaza HS 65/10 in 13 overs lost to Ndejje SS 56/3 by 7 wickets (DL revised score of 54 runs)

Gayaza Oval

Morning

  • Busoga High 46/10 in 18.2 overs lost St James SS 47/2 7.1 over by 8 wickets

Afternoon

  • ST John SS 71/10 in 17.5 overs lost to Light SS 72/4 in 18.2 overs
Mt Rwenzori SS from Kasese pose for a photo before their game against Jinja SSS at the Girls Cricket Week

Defending Champions Jinja SSS who are gunning for their seventh Cricket Week title won their two opening games at the on going Girls Cricket Week.

The rains though interrupted some of the games with the with Olila High suffering in Kyambogo after their afternoon game with Kings College Budo was washed out.

The defending champions didn’t break sweat in the morning as Kings College Budo failed to make it to the game but they took care of business in the afternoon defeating Kasese based Mt. Rwenzori SSS by 8 wickets.

Ndejje SSS also got a good start getting the better of Kilembe SS from Kasese by 8 wickets and then defeating 4 time winners Gayaza High School by 7 wickets in the afternoon.

Favorites Masaka SSS faced some misfortune forfeiting points to Gayaza High School after they fielded 12 players but they got their act together in the afternoon running over Kilembe SS by 83 runs.

The Soroti based pair of Olila High and Light SS each picked up a win on Day one.Action continues tomorrow on the various grounds around Kampala.

Denis has represented Uganda in international cricket events including the World Cup. He is currently the captain of Wanderers Cricket Club.

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