Cricket: Nigeria enters closing day with 4-1 lead over Sierra Leone


The Nigeria Cricket nationwide team will take a 4-1 lead into the closing game on Tuesday within the Bilateral T20 Sequence in opposition to Sierra Leone on the College of Lagos.

Right here is after the Nigerians, on the weekend produced a nervy 19 runs win over their West African neighbours to extend their result in a happy 4-1 encourage sooner than the closing contest within the six-game series.

Man of the match Peter Aho ripped via the batting line-up of Sierra Leone to grab six wickets for five runs in 3.4 overs within the penultimate game of the series.

For his large display camouflage, the Edo Say-born cricketer bought a plaque and $100 courtesy of the Edo Say Cricket Association which used to be provided by the Nigerian Cricket Federation’s President, Uyi Akpata.

Throughout the presentation, Akpata used to be glad with the performance of the Nigerian bowlers as he singled out Peter Aho.

“Sooner than the open of the match, I suggested all the bowlers that the ground is pleasant exact for them to excel and I’m pleasant livid that Peter [Aho], who I watched grow his cricket occupation, created historical past by taking six wickets for five runs.

“No longer as much as one month after this recent board used to be inaugurated, I’m over the moon that we’re witnessing this historical moment, which is a particular sign of greater issues to arrive,” he mentioned.

Responding to the award Aho thanked God for growing historical past in Nigerian Cricket.

He also thanked the coaching crew led by Asanka Gurusinha and his teammates “who kept encouraging even when he used to be temporarily missed from the squad.”

Tuesday’s closing game will kick off at 10: 00 a.m. on the UNILAG Cricket Oval.

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