Today is the historic day for Nigerians as Nigeria qualifies for ICC Under-19s world Cup 2020 by beating Sierra Leone by 2 wickets. In ICC Under-19 World Cup Qualifier Africa Division 1 Nigeria defeated Seirra Leone and Nigeria created history by qualifying first time in ICC World Cup for any stage. Nigeria on top with 10 points winning all 5 matches. In a last math Nigeria beat Seirra Leon by 2 wickets.
Nigeria Cricket Team Winning Moments
Sierra Leone captain George Ngegba won the toss and elect to bat.Playing first Sierra Leone scored 138 runs in 37.3 overs and all team out.
For Sierre Leone Haroun Kamara scored 58 off 60 balls with 6 fours and SR of 96.66 batting at no 5.J Bangura scored 21 off 31 balls, Osman Sankoh scored 24 off 40 balls.
Nigeria Bolwing vs Sierre Leone
AA Jimoh took 2 for 2 runs in 1.3 overs.SA Okpe took 2 for 23 in 7 overs.I Danladitook 1 for 18 in 4 overs.R Abolarin took 1 for 16 and Mohameed Taiwo 2 for 21 in 8 overs.Nigeria Hero Peter Aho took 2 for 49 runs in 8 overs.
Nigeria Batting vs Sierra Leone ICC U-19 world Cup Qualifier Africa 1.
Nigeria got target of 139 in 44.2 overs for loss of 8 wickets. Nigeria lost three early wickets for 33 runs on board. At 80 Nigeria lost 4th wicket and at91 Nigeria lost lost 7 wickets. It was chance that Nigeria will be fold soon ,but then a partnership for 8th wickets added 31 runs by E Boniface and Peter Aho.E Boniface scored 9 runs and then 9th wicket unbroken stand of 17 runs between AA Jimoh and Peters Aho brought victory for Nigeria. 16 Years old P Aho scored 21 off 32 balls with 3 fours . OE Olaleye scored 16 off 48 balls, Danladi scored 25 off 46 balls and MK Ikaige scored 22 off 56 balls.
Sierra Leone Bowling vs Nigeria ICC U-19 world Cup Qualifier Africa 1.
Osman Sankoh was most successfull with ball he took 3 for 13 in 1o overs.Sierra Leon Skipper. Ngegba took 2 for 24 in 10 overs.S Conteh took 2 for 19 in 10 overs and C Bah took 1 wickets for 19 in 10 overs.
Now after 5 matches Nigeria have won all and on top with 10 points.Others 5 teams are Namibia Under-19, Uganda Under 19, Sierra Leone Under -19s,Kenya Under-19s and Tanzania Under-19s. In this way Nigeria won ICC Under-19 World Cup Qualifier Africa Division one 2019.
Namibia second with 8 points, Uganda 3rd with 6 points and Sierra Leone on fourth position with 4 points from 5 matches.Kenya 5th with 2 points.Tanzania U-19 did not won any match and are on bottom position with 0 points. Peter Aho was Player Of The Match.
For Complete score card Nigeria vs Sierra Leone