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Damani's aura of invincibility plays out in Unimoni T20 Cup

By Kasozi Balikuddembe

Added 5th November 2018 12:54 PM

After winning the Jazz Safari National 50 overs League with a 100 percent run, they have now strongly structured their efforts on the rebranded Unimoni National T20 Cup.

Damani's aura of invincibility plays out in Unimoni T20 Cup

Aziz Damar Riazat Ali Shah in action. PHOTO: Richard Sanya

After winning the Jazz Safari National 50 overs League with a 100 percent run, they have now strongly structured their efforts on the rebranded Unimoni National T20 Cup.

Unimoni National T20 Cup

Results

Aziz Damani 183/6 Strikers CC 90/5

(Damani win by 13 runs)

Aziz Damani 94/5 Kutchi Tigers 89/6

(Damani win by 5 runs)

Kutchi Tigers 75/8 Ceylon Lions 51/6

(Kutchi Tigers win by 2 runs DL method)

Strikers 144/10 Ceylon Lions 145/5

(Ceylon win by 5 wickets)

KICC 171/7 Avengers 110/7

(KICC win by 61 runs)

Aziz Damani Development team 85/7 ACC 70/10

(Aziz win by 15 runs)

Aziz Damani Development Team 150/6 Avengers 127/10

(Aziz win by 23 runs)

Aziz Damani's squad depth this season makes their pursuit for a double such a realistic target.

After winning the Jazz Safari National 50 overs League with a 100 percent run, they have now strongly structured their efforts on the rebranded Unimoni National T20 Cup.

Before flying out for the much anticipated ICC World Cricket League Division Three in Oman, the evergreen duo of Riazat Shah and Henry Ssenyondo had to deliver for their team in the morning game against Strikers Sunday at Lugogo oval.

Just like they never disappoint, they picked 2 wickets apiece to restrict Strikers to 90 as the latter came short in chasing the game.

Mir Afzal rather produced a match winning performance with a remarkable return of 77 Not Out from 40 balls in the 13 runs triumph. The rampant batsman was equally impressive in Damani's second 5 runs win against Kutch Tigers.

Kutchi Tigers who are last year's runner-up failed to build on their dream start to the season as Damani proved strong enough to go all the way.

At Entebbe Michael Ndiko (61 off 29 balls) and Wassim Butt (56 off 52 balls) ran riot of Avengers in a 61 runs win with half centuries. The latter is making a strong case bfor himself following a brutal 172 from 76 balls in a previous game Jinja SS.

KICC, however, lost their other game against defending champions Challengers. The latter won by a slender 1 run in a very tight game.

With sh15m invested in the rebranded Unimoni National T20 Cup, there just much more for teams to compete for.

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