Only six! Lowest-ever total in Women’s T20Is

first_img Indo-Asian News Service RwandaJune 19, 2019UPDATED: June 19, 2019 16:07 IST Representative Photo (Getty Images)HIGHLIGHTSRwanda bowled out Mali for a mere six runs in Kwibuka Women’s tournamentMali innings lasted just nine overs with only one of their six runs coming off the batIt took Rwandan women just four balls to finish their chaseCricket fans on Tuesday were busy talking about star Afghanistan player Rashid Khan, who broke an ugly record against England by becoming the most expensive bowler in the World Cup history.Rashid conceded 104 runs in his nine overs during the World Cup match at the Old Trafford, where England posted a monstrous total of 397/6 and then restricted Afghanistan to 247/8.However, this unwanted record was relegated the same day by Women’s T20 side of Mali in the Rwandan capital of Kigali City.In the Kwibuka Women’s tournament, Rwanda bowled out Mali for a mere six runs, the lowest total in a women’s T20Is. The Mali innings lasted nine overs, but only one of their six runs came off the bat, courtesy opener Mariam Samake. After that, it was a sequence of ducks, with five extras, reported ESPNcricinfo.For Rwanda, 19-year-old pacer Josiane Nyirankundineza picked up three wickets without conceding a run, while medium-pacer Marie Diane Bimenyimana and legspinner Margueritte Vumiliya picked up two wickets apiece.It took Rwandan women just four balls to finish their chase as they created the record for the biggest margin of victory in terms of balls remaining – 116.Also Read | World Cup 2019: India won’t take Afghanistan or any other team lightly, says Virat KohliAlso Read | New Zealand not focussed on landing knockout blow on South Africa: Trent BoutAlso SeeFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAkshay Ramesh Tags :Follow World Cup 2019Follow Rashid KhanFollow England vs AfghanistanFollow women’s T20Follow Mali vs Rwanda Only six! Lowest-ever total in Women’s T20IsIn the Kwibuka Women’s tournament, Rwanda bowled out Mali for a mere six runs, the lowest total in a women’s T20Is.advertisementlast_img

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