KEN vs RWA, Match 14, Kenya Quadrangular Cup 2024 Match Preview

In the 9th match of the Kenya Quadrangular Cup, Kenya chased down Rwanda’s total of
168/1 in 20 overs with 10 balls to spare, winning by 4 wickets. Kenya’s strong batting
performance, scoring 172/6 in 17.4 overs, showcased their determination and skill, securing
a decisive victory.

Rwanda’s innings saw them post a formidable 168/1, led by Oscar Manishimwe’s 79 off 53
balls and Didier Ndikubwimana’s 50 from 42 deliveries. Hamza Khan added 29 off 25 balls.
Despite Kenya’s bowling efforts, including Shem Ngoche’s 1/31 in 4 overs, Gerard Muthui’s
economical 0/19 in 2 overs, and Lucas Oluoch Ndandason’s 0/28 in 2 overs, Rwanda set a
challenging target.

Kenya chased down the target in just 17.4 overs. Neil Mugabe led with 71 off 46 balls,
supported by Lucas Oluoch Ndandason’s 32 from 22 deliveries and Jasraj Kundi’s 31 off 17
balls. Rwanda’s bowling saw Zappy Bimenyimana take 3 wickets for 24 runs in 3 overs, while
Muhammad Nadir and Emmanuel Sebareme each took 1 wicket, but Kenya’s aggressive
batting ensured a comfortable chase, highlighting their batting depth and determination.

Match Info

  • Match: KEN vs RWA, Match 14, Kenya Quadrangular Cup 2024
  • Date: Friday, July 05, 2024
  • Time: 4:00 PM
  • Venue: Aga Khan Sports Club Ground, Nairobi

Venue Guide

  • Stadium: Aga Khan Sports Club Ground
  • City: Nairobi

Win Probability

  • Kenya: 75%
  • Rwanda: 25%

Predicted Scores

  • If Kenya bats first: 145-165
  • If Rwanda bats first: 125-145
  • Prediction: Kenya will win the match.

Kenya Squad Details

  • Aarnav Patel: Batsman
  • Alex Obanda: Batsman
  • Collins Obuya: All-Rounder
  • Emmanuel Bundi: Bowler
  • Francis Mutua: Bowler
  • Gerard Muthui: Bowler
  • Gurdeep Singh: Batsman
  • Harendra Kerai: Wicket-Keeper
  • Irfan Karim: Wicket-Keeper
  • Jasraj Kundi: All-Rounder
  • Lucas Oluoch: Bowler
  • Neil Mugabe: Batsman
  • Nelson Odhiambo: All-Rounder
  • Peter Langat: Bowler
  • Pushkar Sharma: Batsman
  • Rakep Patel: Batsman
  • Rushab Patel: Batsman
  • Sachin Bhudia: All-Rounder
  • Shem Ngoche: Bowler
  • Sukhdeep Singh: Batsman
  • Tanzeel Sheikh: Bowler
  • Vishil Patel: Bowler
  • Vraj Patel: Bowler

Rwanda Squad Details

  • Clinton Rubagumya: All-Rounder
  • Didier Ndikubwimana: Wicket-Keeper
  • Emile Rukiriza: Bowler
  • Emmanuel Sebareme: All-Rounder
  • Eric Dusingizimana: Batsman
  • Eric Kubwimana: Bowler
  • Eric Niyomugabo: All-Rounder
  • Hamza Khan: Batsman
  • Ignace Ntirenganya: Bowler
  • Isae Niyomugabo: Batsman
  • Kevin Irakoze: All-Rounder
  • Martin Akayezu: All-Rounder
  • Muhammad Nadir: Bowler
  • Orchide Tuyisenge: Batsman
  • Oscar Manishimwe: Wicket-Keeper
  • Wilson Niyitanga: Batsman
  • Yves Cyusa: Batsman
  • Zappy Bimenyimana: Bowler

Head to Head


  • 03-Jul-2024: Kenya won by 4 wickets (with 14 balls remaining)
  • 29-Jun-2024: Kenya won by 6 wickets (with 49 balls remaining)
  • 22-Nov-2023: Kenya won by 17 runs
  • 17-Jun-2023: Kenya won by 7 wickets (with 16 balls remaining)
  • 14-Jun-2023: Kenya won by 7 wickets (with 35 balls remaining)

Pitch Report

The surface at the Aga Khan Sports Club in Nairobi favors bowlers, particularly in the first
innings. The team bowling first has won 75% of the matches played here. Captains winning
the toss typically choose to bowl first, aiming to restrict the opposition to a low total and then
chase it down in the more favorable batting conditions of the second innings.

Bowling Conditions

  • Pace Bowling: 35%
  • Spin Bowling: 65%

Batting Conditions

  • Batting Pitch: 30%
  • Average Score: 129
  • Bowling Pitch: 70%

Weather Report

The weather forecast for the Aga Khan Sports Club Ground, in Nairobi suggests a
temperature of around 23.4°C with 81% humidity. Winds are expected to be at a speed of
1.75 m/s. Cloudy conditions are anticipated during the match, which might assist pacers with

Venue Stats

1st Innings

  • Average Runs: 144
  • Average Wickets: 6
  • Average Strike Rate: 120.1

2nd Innings

  • Average Runs: 135
  • Average Wickets: 5
  • Average Strike Rate: 146.93

Form Guide

  • Kenya: L, W, W, W, W
  • Rwanda: L, L, L, W, L

Players To Watch In Kenya vs Rwanda

Top Batters

  • Oscar Manishimwe (RWN) – WK, 285 Runs, 4 Matches
  • Didier Ndikubwimana (RWN) – WK, 97 Runs, 4 Matches
  • Rakep Patel (KNA) – ALL, 90 Runs, 4 Matches

Top Bowlers

  • Muhammad Nadir (RWN) – BOWL, 7 Wickets, 4 Matches
  • Eric Kubwimana (RWN) – ALL, 6 Wickets, 2 Matches
  • Shem Ngoche (KNA) – ALL, 4 Wickets, 4 Matches

Probable Playing XIs KEN vs RWA

Kenya Playing XI: S Singh (wk), Neil Mugabe, NM Odhiambo, SO Ngoche, SR Bhudia, RR
Patel (C), L Ndandason, JS Kundi, Tanzeel Sheikh, Gerard Muthui, Francis Muia Mutua

Rwanda Playing XI: Didier Ndikubwimana, Oscar Manishimwe, Hamza Khan, Wilson
Niyitanga, Yves Cyusa, Orchide Tuyisenge, Clinton Rububagumya (C), Emile Rukiriza,
Ignace Ntirenganya, Muhammad Nadir, Eric Kubwimana

Dream 11 Fantasy Team Prediction KEN vs RWA

  • Captain: Oscar Manishimwe
  • Vice-Captain: Shem Ngoche
  • Wicketkeeper: Oscar Manishimwe, Didier Ndikubwimana
  • Batsmen: Neil Mugabe, Hamza Khan
  • All-Rounders: Rakep Patel, Shem Ngoche, Eric Kubwimana, Jasraj Kundi
  • Bowlers: Muhammad Nadir, Vraj Patel, Zappy Bimenyimana

Point Table Before Match 14 Kenya Quadrangular Cup 2024