Kwibuka Women T20BOTW vs NAMW, Match-6th, The match is all set to take place at  Gahanga International Cricket Stadium.


Preview – 

Botswana Women will play their first match against Namibia Women.

NAMIBIA WOMEN have played 2 games and lost on both occasions. They are in the 1st position of the points table with 4 points in their pocket.

BOTSWANA WOMEN have played 2 games and lost on both occasions. They are in the last position of the points table.


Pitch Report – 

The last four matches played between Gahanga International Cricket Stadium, Rwanda was a low-scoring encounter and the same is expected today.


Probable Playing XI with Batting Order & data – 


Botswana Women – 

  1. Florence Samanyika – (R-19, W-0)
  2. Shameelah Mosweu – (R-1, W-0)
  3. Laura Mophakedi (c) (w) – (R-9)
  4. Bontle Madimabe – (R-3)
  5. Botho Freeman – (R-1)
  6. Amantle Mokgotlhe – (R-2, W-1)
  7. Jacqueline Kgang – (R-4)
  8. Botsogo Mpedi – (R-18, W-0)
  9. Tebogo Motlhabaphuti – (R-3)
  10. Tuelo Shadrack – (R-4, W-0)
  11. Onneile Keitsemang – (R-11, W-1)


Namibia Women – 

  1. Adri van der Merwe – (R-42)
  2. Jurriene Diergaardt – (R-46)
  3. Yasmeen Khan (w) – (R-1)
  4. Kayleen Green – (R-18, W-2)
  5. Irene van Zyl (c) – (R-0, W-0)
  6. Dietlind Foerster – (R-3, W-0)
  7. Sune Wittmann – (R-22)
  8. Wilka Mwatile – (R-13, W-3)
  9. Reehana Khan – (DNB, W-0)
  10. Sylvia Shihepo – (DNB, W-2)
  11. Victoria Hamunyela – (DNB, W0)


Team Info – 

  • Botswana Women scored 68 runs in 20 overs in the last match and the bowlers failed to defend the total.
  • Florence Samanyika was the top scorer who scored 18 runs off 31 balls.
  • Botsogo Mpedi scored 13 runs off 12 balls.
  • Onneile Keitsemang took one wicket.
  • Namibia Women scored 101 runs in 20 overs in the last match and the bowlers defended the total.
  • Adri van der Merwe was the top scorer who scored 29 runs off 22 balls.
  • Sune Wittmann scored 22 runs off 25 balls.
  • Wilka Mwatile, Kayleen Green, and Victoria Hamunyela took 2 wickets each.


Must Picks – 

Laura Mophakedi has scored 227 runs in 16 matches in the T20I format. She hasn’t really fired in this tournament so far. But her team would be hoping she would stand up as a captain.

Florence Samanyika played a good knock of 18 runs in the previous match. It was because of her that Botswana were in the game for a little time.

Sylvia Shihepo was impressive with her spell on the opening day of the tournament. She took three wickets. More interestingly, she gave only seven runs from her four overs.

V Hamunyela will find herself amongst wickets because of her action and ability to trouble batters. She has taken four wickets at the time of writing this, all of which came in their first match.


Top Stats – 

Player Statistics (Last match) Dream11 Points 
Laura Mophakedi 8 runs 18
Florence Samanyika 18 runs 24
A van der Merwe 29 runs 60
Jurriene Diergaardt 20 runs 70
V Hamunyla 4 wickets 186


Suggested XI – 

  1. Laura Mophakedi
  2. R Khan
  3. J Kgang
  4. A Diergaardt
  5. A Merwe (VC)
  6. S Wittmann
  7. B Mpedi
  8. A Mokgotle
  9. W Mwatile
  10. T Shadrack
  11. S Shihepo (C)


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