Girls Schools Cricket Week | Match Summary (Finals)

Olila High School 86/5 in 20 Overs beat Light SS 79/6 in 13.1 Overs by 7 runs.
Toss won by Light SS who chose to Field.

  • Batting Olila HS: Gloria Obukor 43(54), Esther Illokur 21(24).
  • Bowling Soroti Light SS: Florence Atiang 2/18 in 4 Overs
  • Batting Soroti Light SS: Sandra Achawo 18(17)
  • Bowling Olila HS: Sarah Akiteng 1/4 in 3 Overs, Rachael Achan 1/12 in 3 Overs.

Player of Match: Gloria Obukor

Franklin Kaweru | Kawowo Sports Olila High celebrate with the trophy

Olila High School claimed the 2019 Girls Cricket Week title after defeating Light SS by 7 runs in the all-Soroti final played at Lugogo on Thursday.

To make the final, Olila had eliminated four-time winners Gayaza while Light SS beat defending champions Jinja SS by 6 wickets at Kyambogo.

In the finals, Light SS won the toss and chose to field and limited Olila to 85/5 in their twenty overs. Player of the game Gloria Obukor 43(54) and Esther Illokur 21(24) contributed the bulk of Olila’s total.

Florence Atiang was the pick of Light SS bowlers with figures of 2/18 in her 4 overs.

Olila held their nerve to edge the affair by seven runs.

Individual Awards

  • Player of the Series: Esther Illokur (Olila High School) – 13 Dismissals, 153 Runs.
  • Best Bowler: Mildred Anyigo – 15 wickets, Economy rate of 1.87, 28 Runs in 15 overs
  • Best Batsman: Proscovia Proscovia (Olila High School) scored 182 runs in 7 innings at an average of 45.5 and a strike rate of 117.4.
  • Best Fielder: Susan Kakai (Jinja SS) – 8 dismissals.
  • Best Wicket Keeper: Esther Illokur (Olila High School) – 13 dismissals

Semi Final 1 | Lugogo Oval

Olila High School 95/6 In 20 Overs beat Gayaza High School 21/10 In 10.5 Overs By 74 Runs.
Toss Won by Olila High School who chose To Bat.

  • Batting Olila HS: Proscovia Alako 31(31)
  • Bowling Gayaza HS: Joy Nakanjako 3/16 in 3 Overs.
  • Batting Gayaza HS: Puline Nakiwala 6(9).
  • Bowling Olila HS: Racheal Achan 2/1 in 2 Overs, Gloria Obukor 2/0 in 2 Overs.

Player of Match: Esther Illokur

Semi Final 2 | Kyambogo Oval

Soroti Light SS 68/4 in 15.4 Overs beat Jinja SS 67/9 in 20 Overs by 6 Wickets
Toss Won by Soroti Light SS Who Chose To Field.

  • Batting Jinja SS: Susan Kakai 21(27)
  • Bowling Soroti Light SS: Mary Akello 3/23 in 4 Overs, Irene Alumo 2/13 in 4 Overs.
  • Batting Soroti Light SS: Anayo Christine 20(22), Eunice Alongat 15(30).
  • Bowling Jinja SS: Judith Babirye 2/11 in 4 Overs.

Man of Match: Mary Akello


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