Sport
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.
  • mail
  • img
newvision

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.

The statements, comments, or opinions expressed through the use of New Vision Online are those of their respective authors, who are solely responsible for them, and do not necessarily represent the views held by the staff and management of New Vision Online.

New Vision Online reserves the right to moderate, publish or delete a post without warning or consultation with the author.Find out why we moderate comments. For any questions please contact digital@newvision.co.ug

  • mail
  • img
blog comments powered by Disqus
Also In This Section
Cranes car remains unclaimed
FUFA is considering drawing another raffle to find a winner who can finally take their Nadia car that they used to promote the Uganda Cranes versus Guinea 2015 Africa Nations Cup qualifiers....
Uganda
Uganda athletes who conquered the World Mountain Running championships were given a free medical check –up at San Rocco as one of the packages of the national team sponsors...
NSSF Volleyball League playoff fixtures
KAVC and KCCA women volleyball teams have missed this year’s playoffs paving way for Uganda Christian University and newcomers Vision Volleyball Camp....
Tennis players urged on team work
Eastern Region Tennis Association has urged players and teams in the region to bury their differences and work together to develop the sport....
Basketball: Uganda in a complex final week
Much of what Uganda achieves in the FIBA Afrobasket Zone V Championship will depend on what they do in this final week of preparations....
Uganda Premier League starts Friday
The Uganda Premier League will finally kick off at various venues around the country with six matches this Friday....
Will early retirement solve Uganda’s unemployment problem?
Yes
No
Can't Say
follow us
subscribe to our news letter