Rwanda Cricket Stadium
|"Kicukiro Oval" "Rwanda Cricket Stadium"|
An aerial photo of the Gahanga Cricket Stadium
|Location||Kigali City, Rwanda|
|Owner||Government of Rwanda|
|Operator||Rwanda Cricket Stadium Foundation|
|Tenants||Rwanda national cricket team|
|First WT20I||18 June 2019:|
Tanzania v Uganda
|Last WT20I||23 June 2019:|
Tanzania v Rwanda
|As of 12 December 2019|
Rwanda Cricket Stadium or Kicukiro Oval is main cricket ground in Kigali. The stadium is more commonly known as the Gahanga International Cricket Stadium and has been dubbed as the 'Lord's of East Africa'.
In 2011, Rwanda Cricket Stadium Foundation was formed in August 2011 to build and manage, on a not for profit basis, the first dedicated international cricket ground in Rwanda. It is located 4.5 hectare site on the edge of Kigali, Rwanda's capital. The stadium now hosts the annual Kwibuka Women T20 tournament,
In 2012, Brian Lara agreed to become one of the Patrons. The Stadium is also supported by British Prime Minister David Cameron, Andrew Mitchell, Jonathan Agnew, Heather Knight, Peter Gummer, Baron Chadlington
Women's Twenty20 International centuries
Four WT20I centuries have been scored at the venue.
|1||116||Prosscovia Alako||Uganda||71||Mali||1||20 June 2019||Won|
|2||103*||Rita Musamali||Uganda||61||Mali||1||20 June 2019||Won|
|3||114*||Marie Bimenyimana||Rwanda||81||Mali||1||21 June 2019||Won|
|4||108*||Fatuma Kibasu||Tanzania||71||Mali||1||22 June 2019||Won|
Women's Twenty20 International five-wicket hauls
One WT20I five-wicket haul has been taken at this venue.
|1||5/0||Nasra Saidi||Tanzania||2||Mali||22 June 2019||Won|
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