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Netherlands, Uganda record first wins at Women’s T20 World Cup Qualifier



Just as the USA were approaching the final five overs, Ritu’s (16) wicket was the first of many to fall. Sriharsha was then dismissed in the 17th over to Concy Aweko, caught by Rita Musamali for 26 – USA’s highest score for the day.

The next over saw the back of Geetika Kodali who was run out by Rita Musamali while trying to steal a second off an overthrow.

However, the USA composed themselves to finish well in the final over, adding 11 runs with Gargi Bhogle’s cameo of 19 runs off 16 balls taking them to 110/5 in their 20 overs.

In their chase, Uganda were put on the back foot with a wicket in the first over –  Prosscovia Alako falling for a duck. The USA picked another wicket in the Powerplay, dismissing Esther Iloku. Uganda ended the first six overs with 13/2 on the board.

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