• Match Summary: Uganda Select XI 186 Arnold Otwani (71), Emmanuel Isaneez (23) All Out beat Sanjay Farm XI 178 All Out.
  • Man of Match: Arnold Otwani

The future Cricket Cranes side got down to business at their base in Chikili winning their first 50-over game by 8 runs.

The team in India has a combination of a few Cricket Cranes players with a majority of the upcoming cricketers selected from the U19 and U23 teams.

Cricket Cranes vice-captain Brian Masaba is the leader of the pack and has Deus Muhumuza, Emmanuel Isaneez, Arnold Otwani and Fred Achelam has the experienced players on the side.

The Ugandan side won the toss and elected to bat 1st scoring 186 runs inside 37 overs with Arnold Otwani (71) the anchor of the innings with his fluent half century. He got some support from the tail with Emmanuel Isaneez (23) and Trevor Bukenya (16) ensuring the tail wags.

In the chase, the visitors were steady in the chase but kept losing wickets in clusters falling short of the total by 8 runs.

All-rounder Emmanuel Isaneez was the pick of the bowlers picking up four wickets and youngster Trevor Bukenya also picking up three wickets.

The future stars will be in India for two weeks on the invitation of Sanjay Farm as they help expose the youngsters to international cricket as well as help them prepare for next months U19 qualifier.

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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