Kwebiha's return potentially crucial
Publish Date: Mar 10, 2014
Kwebiha's return potentially crucial
Junior Kwebihas return from retirement has had a positive effect on Africa CCs results.
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By Charles Mutebi 

UCA T20 National League

ACC 155/5 Jinja SS 156/8 (Jinja win by two wickets)

JACC 103/10 ACC 107/1 (ACC win by nine wickets)

Charity 119/8 Wanderers 91/7 (Charity win by 28 runs)

Tigers 94/8 Charity 98/3 (Charity win by seven wickets)

Tigers 153/8 Mwiri 154/3 (Mwiri win by seven wickets)

Tornado B 160/6 Mwiri 115/10 (Tornado B win by 45 runs)

 Patidar 144/9 Mwiri 145/6 (Mwiri win by four wickets)

Rounders 153/7 Warriors 160/3 (Warriors win by seven wickets)

Premier 140/6 Warriors 136/6 (Premier win by four runs)

SKLPS 32/10 Nile 36/0 (Nile win by 10 wickets)

SKLPS 103/8 KICC 106/5 (KICC win by five wickets)

Jinja SS 163/7 JACC 28/10 (Jinja win by 135 runs)  

CRICKET loves its heroes so it is no surprise that Junior Kwebiha has attracted a lot of media attention since suddenly popping up on Africa’s team-sheet three weeks ago. 

On that occasion, Africa were playing Mwiri and Kwebiha scored 24 runs as his team recorded a five-wicket triumph. On Sunday, Kwebiha came close to the first half century of his return, scoring a game-best 47 off 37, although he could not save Africa from a two-wicket loss to Jinja SS. 

The reputable former national captain retired from all forms of cricket in 2011 due to a hefty work schedule. Kwebiha’s exit went down as a huge loss for national cricket because the all-rounder possesses a natural feel for the game that extends beyond runs and wickets. 

Kwebiha’s quiet charisma and nous is the kind that Uganda cricket needs to retain if future generations are to be nurtured. In this regard, Kwebiha’s return has the potential to spread beyond the small confines of ACC.

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