Zimbabwe Crowned Capricon Women’s Tri-Series Champions

Nomvelo Sibanda's five-wicket haul and Kelis Ndlovu's 33 run-score powered Zimbabwe to win the 2022 Capricorn Women's tri-series on Tuesday, 26 April. Photo: Zimbabwe Women’s Cricket (Facebook)

Nomvelo Sibanda’s five-wicket haul and Kelis Ndlovu’s 33 run-score powered Zimbabwe to win the 2022 Capricorn Women’s tri-series in Windhoek, on Tuesday, 26 April.

Namibia were put into bat first with the openers finding the going tough as Sibanda settled a tense final match.

The Zimbabwean left-arm medium conjured a masterful hat-trick in the first over bowling out Jurriene Diegaardt, Kayleen Green before she trapped Sune Wittmann.

Sibanda then dismissed Yasmeen Khan in the third over as the Capricorn Eagles struggled at 31/5. She was not done yet as she trapped Sylvia Shihepo who was caught by Modester Mupachikwa in the 13th over.

Precious Marange and Anesu Mushangwe took two wickets each as Namibia were bowled out for 70 in 13.3 overs.

Namibia Register Historic Victory Over Zimbabwe

In return, Zimbabwe posted 76-3 in 9.1 overs with debutant Ndlovu contributing 33 and Mary-Anne Musonda 21*.

Zimbabwe won by 7 wickets.

Sibanda who was the stand out bowler taking five wickets for 14 runs in 3.3 overs won the Player of the Match award.

 

Final Result of the 2022 Capricorn Women’s Tri-Series in Windhoek, Namibia:

Namibia 70/10 in 13.3 ovrs
Edelle van Zyl 24
Adri van der Merwe 13
Wilka Mwatile 9
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Jurriene Diergaardt,1.2 ov), 2-2 (Kayleen Green, 1.3 ov), 3-2 (Sune Wittmann, 1.4 ov), 4-10 (Yasmeen Khan, 3.3 ov), 5-31 (Wilka Mwatile, 5.3 ov), 6-55 (Edelle van Zyl, 8.4 ov), 7-56 (Adri van der Merwe, 9.3 ov), 8-63 (Dietlind Foerster, 10.6 ov), 9-70 (Irene van Zyl, 12.6 ov), 10-70 (Sylvia Shihepo, 13.3 ov

Zimbabwe 76/3 in 9.1ovrs
Kelis Ndlovu 33
Mary-Anne Musonda 21*
Chipo Mugeri Tiripano 13
Fall of wickets: 1-3 (Sharne Mayers, 0.4 ov), 2-50 (Kelis Ndlovu, 6.4 ov), 3-70 (Chipo Mugeri-Tiripano, 8.6 ov)

 

2022 Capricorn Women’s Tri-Series Tournament Records

Most Run of the Series
Chipo Mugeri Tiripano (Zimbabwe) 172
Jurriene Diergaardt (Namibia) 141
Janet Mbabazi (Uganda) 118

Most Wickets
Janet Mbabazi (Uganda) 11
Anesu Mushangwe (Zimbabwe) 10
Sune Wittmann (Namibia) 9

Five Wicket Hauls
Phiona Kulume (Uganda) took a five-wicket haul against Namibia
Sune Wittmann (Namibia) also took her first five-wicket haul against Uganda
Nomvelo Sibanda (Zimbabwe) took her first five-wicket haul and a hat-trick against Namibia

Highest Individual Score
Chipo Mugeri-Tiripano 80 against Namibia

Biggest Bowling Figure
Phiona Kulume 6/11 against Namibia

 

Photo 1 Caption: Nomvelo Sibanda’s five-wicket haul and Kelis Ndlovu’s 33 run-score powered Zimbabwe to win the 2022 Capricorn Women’s tri-series on Tuesday, 26 April. Photo: Zimbabwe Women’s Cricket (Facebook)

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