Match 7: Botswana vs Cameroon | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy playing XI | Live broadcast | Presentation report

The Gahanga International Cricket Stadium (A) in Kigali will host the Botswana and Cameroon women’s national teams in the seventh match of the ongoing Kwibuka Women’s T20I Tournament. The game is scheduled for 4:45 pm Indian Standard Time (IST) on May 31, 2024.

Match 7 Botswana vs Cameroon
Match 7 Botswana vs Cameroon


Botswana – Tuelo Shadrack (C), Pako Mapotsane (VC), Wendy Moutswi, Merapelo Phiase, Onneile Keitsemang, Oratile Kgeresi, Entle Mmese, Goabilwe Matome, Amantle Letuba, Shameelah Mosweu, Kesego Inakale, Laura Mophakedi, Amantle Mokgotlhe, Aliya Motorwala

Cameroon – Michele Ekani (C, WK), Cathy Mbelel, Tchouabo Leslie, Madaleine Sissako, Olive Ranedoumoun, Elsa Kana, Edwige Guehoada, Jeanne Ngono, Manuella Aboui, Cynerah Mboe, Marguerite Bessala, Catherine Messina, Brenda Waluma, Sandra Nono

Players to watch out for:

Goabilwe Matome

The 24-year-old T20I all-rounder has amassed 403 runs in 43 innings and at the same time taken 45 wickets in 46 outings, registering bests of 45* and 6/1. In his most recent outings in April 2024, Goabilwe contributed with the bat while he was also among the wickets. He is expected to pick up where he left off.


The 23-year-old all-rounder added 240 runs in 44 T20I innings and took 29 wickets in 46 outings. Tuelo showed outstanding form in his most recent campaign in April 2024, recording scores of 27*, 34, 14 and 0, while also producing figures of 1/8, 2/6, 2/7 and 0/18 in his previous campaign. 4 T20I. It can be relied upon for comprehensive efforts.

Madaleine Sissako

The 27-year-old all-rounder registered 206 runs in 14 T20I outings and took 7 wickets in 9 innings, with bests of 57 and 3/14. Madaleine’s most recent T20I outing dates back to September 2023; His scores from his previous 4 T20Is read 57, 27, 4 and 16, and he also bagged a couple of wickets. It can be trusted to deliver the goods.

Michele Ekani

The 31-year-old all-rounder has managed just 77 runs in 14 T20Is, while with the ball she has picked up 6 wickets in 8 innings. In her previous three T20Is, dating back to September 2023, Michele picked up a couple of wickets and achieved scores of 15 and 11. She will be backed to convert her deliveries and also contribute with the ball.


The Gahanga International Cricket Stadium offers a slow track that poses challenges for batsmen and gives an advantage to spinners. The average score of 90 indicates the demanding conditions and the need for careful batting on this wicket.


Conditions in Kigali are expected to be pleasant for the match, with partly cloudy skies and little chance of rain. The temperature is expected to be around 28°C, with light winds and a humidity level of 56%.

Fantasy playing XI:

Madaleine Sissako, Laura Mophakedi, Brenda Waluma, Shameelah Mosweu, Tuelo Shadrack, Michele Ekani, Goabilwe Matome, Tchouabo Leslie, Edwige Guehoada, Aliya Motorwala, Onneile Keitsemang

Match details:

Date – May 31, 2024

Time – 4:45 pm Eastern Time

Event – Gahanga International Cricket Stadium (A), Kigali

Transmission – The game will be streamed live via the FanCode app and website.

Related Articles

Back to top button