Shifting Positions: Tanzania vs Zimbabwe, Match 5 Standings

The ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Africa Qualifier 2023 featured a match between Kenya and Nigeria on Thursday, November 23, at the United Cricket Club Ground in Windhoek, and in a separate game, Tanzania and Zimbabwe faced off at the same venue. Kenya emerged as the leader of the points table with two wins in two games and a net run rate of +0.529, followed by Namibia and Uganda. Zimbabwe secured their first win of the tournament while Nigeria, Rwanda, and Tanzania are yet to win a game. Kenya won the toss and chose to bowl first against Nigeria, restricting them to a score of 121-7. Vraj Patel put up an excellent bowling performance for Kenya, claiming two wickets for 17 runs in four overs. Kenya ultimately secured victory with four wickets in hand. In the other game, Zimbabwe chose to bowl against Tanzania, and despite Tanzania’s struggles, Zimbabwe comfortably chased down the target with Tadiwanashe Marumani’s contribution of 39 off 27. Sikandar Raza’s outstanding bowling performance earned him the Player of the Match award.