Women’s cricket: Tornado brush aside Wanderers

By Kasozi Balikuddembe

"The girls always have the urge to win and that's what keeps us going as team."

UCA National Women's League results

Wanderers 91/10 Tornado Bee198/10

(Tornado Bee win by 107 runs)

KICC 76/10 Jinja SS 81/4

(Jinja SS win by 6 wickets)

Pioneer 126/9 Charity60/10

(Pioneer win by 66runs)

They played with a jugular instinct and got the result they needed!

Leaders Tornado Bee meant business as they overcame Sam Walusimbi's Wanderers by 107 runs at Lugogo on Saturday in the UCA National Women's League.

Rita Nyangendo, Gertrude Chandiru, Kalsum Rashida and Shakira Saddick's heroics guided Jackson Ogwang's side to a fourth  consecutive win as they consolidated themselves at the summit of the log.

"The girls always have the urge to win and that's what keeps us going as team" said coach Ogwang.

Nyangendo, who was man-of-the-match, claimed 6/24 in 9 overs. Rashida struck 50 from 94 balls en route to a 107-run win.

Tornado Bee will be back in the fold after two weeks against KICC. They are currently leading on 24 points.

Chandiru registered 41off 51 balls as Wanderers struggled in the absence of their skipper Janat Mbabazi.

Mary Nalule and Jeniffer Nabwana managed 16off15 balls and 24off76 respectively for Wanderers who had opted to field after winning the toss.