Cricket: Nigeria leads Sierra Leone 2-1 in T20 Bilateral Series


The fourth game of the collection is scheduled for Saturday on the University of Lagos.

Nigeria’s men cricket crew, the Yellow-Greens, are at this time leading 2-1 after three suits on the ongoing Bilateral T20 Series between them and their Sierra Leonean counterparts on the University of Lagos on Thursday.

The home crew grossed 124 runs within the first inning of the third game and ran out the visiting crew at 53 and all out.

In the post-match interview, Nigerian Captain Joshua Ayannaike, acknowledged the crew obtained the match through their bowling prowess and quiet had extra to fabricate within the batting department.

“We didn’t manufacture too properly with our batting however our bowling went much better and I have to commend my teammates for their effort. We want to gain our batters to dwell longer on the crease and I believe we can red meat up as the game continues,” he acknowledged.

Sylvester Okpe obtained the Man of the Match for the second match, an award he furthermore obtained within the second game when Nigeria had her first take.

The six-match T-20 Bilateral Series between Nigeria and Sierra Leone is supported by Access Bank Plc, Ardova Plc, Custodian Insurance protection Plc, Notore, Glee Accommodations and Spa, and PETS Foundation.

President of the Nigeria Cricket Federation, Uyi Akpata, declared the collection opened on Tuesday, October 19, on the newly reconstructed Unilag Cricket Oval.

He acknowledged the nation is undertaking the bilateral collection as fraction of the nation’s shape-up for the approaching near near World Cricket Council’s T-20 World Cup Africa Qualifier in Rwanda later in November.

Mr Akpata acknowledged, “We possess an all-inclusive construction notion from grassroots to elite athletes, and we can work with every little thing inner our methodology to operate the assign extra grounds.”

The fourth game of the collection is scheduled for Saturday, October 23, whereas the fifth game is planned for Sunday 24th. The gathering would possibly maybe perhaps maybe perhaps be rounded off with the sixth and final match on Tuesday, October 26, 2021.

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