Tanzania won the toss and elected to bat first. A Splendid innings from Abhik Patwa (56), Zamoyoni jebeneke (49), Jitin Pratab Singh (35) and  Khalil Rhemtulla (24) helped Tanzania to defend their total score of 191/5 in their allotted 20 over’s.

In defending their score the Tanzanian team fielded and bowled well to take 4 early wickets of their opponents host Rwanda damaging their opening batting line. Apart from missing some simple catches, Abhik Patwa took to run outs of their opponent’s key batsman. Tanzania bowler took regular wicket to restrict the Rwandan batting line up a score of 122 all out in the 17th over winning their first game of the event.

Tomorrow Tanzania will play Uganda who are ranked higher at same Gahanga Cricket Stadium.