Kenya national women's cricket team

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Captain Emily Ruto
First recorded match 5 January 2006 v Kenya A
As of 8 March 2010

The Kenya national women's cricket team is the team that represents the country of Kenya in international women's cricket. Their first matches were in January 2006 when they played a triangular series against Kenya A and Uganda. They played in the African regional qualifiers for the 2009 World Cup in December 2006 against Tanzania, Uganda and Zimbabwe. They performed poorly in the tournament, finishing in last place. In December 2009,they won the Africa Women Championships under the captainship of Emily Ruto. In 2008, Sarah Bhakita scored unbeaten 186 against Rwanda to emerge the second woman in the world to achieve the feat in an international match. The Kenya Ladies Cricket team also participated in the World Cup Qualifiers held in Nairobi in December 2010, missing an opportunity to represent the continent by negligible scores, having tied with Zimbabwe at second place. South Africa who won all their matches and Zimbabwe achieved that feat instead. In December 2011, the ladies' team represented the country in Kampala, Uganda at the annual Africa Cricket Championships finishing fourth after the winners Uganda, Tanzania and Namibia. the other participating countries were Nigeria and Sierra Leone.

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