The second day of the ICC Africa Division 2 tournament produced three good first innings totals.
Swaziland won the toss and decided to put Nigeria in to bat. Swaziland started off well against Nigeria having taken 3 quick wickets with just 9 on the scoreboard. Nigerian, Endurance Ofem become the first centurion of the tournament helping Nigeria to 234/6 in their allotted 50 overs. Nigeria was forced to respond to the early pressure which was put on them. The fifth wicket partnership of 137 by Endurance Ofem, who ended up scoring 100 off 121 balls and Adekunle Adegbola, who ended up with an unbeaten 83* off 87 balls helped Nigeria to defendable 234 for 6. Nigeria showed good discipline with their bowling and it paid off as they restricted Swaziland to 132 all out. Pick of the bowlers was that of Segun Olayinka who ended up with 4/23. Ofem, with his 100 off 121 balls earned him the man of the match and Nigeria winning by 102 runs.
Mozambique was up against Zambia on Willowmoore Park ĎA'. Zambia won the toss and elected to bat first. Zambia battled to their 232 through losing wickets at regular intervals. Opening batsmen Andrew Toms helped the Zambians scoring 64 off 112 balls but a poor shot being caught at mid wicket lead him to his downfall. 6th batsmen, Imran Suleman scored 41 off 59 balls which helped steady the Zambian side to their 232 all out in 49.3 overs. Mozambique bowlers Syed Kaleem Raza Shah and Chandra Shekhar C. Puspussen both taking 3/42 in their 10 overs helped restricted the batting side.
The most exciting game of the day went down to the wire. Zambia managing to get vital wickets at in the last 15 overs helped them to win the game by just 11 runs. Mozambique's, Malik Khuram Javid was the pick of the batsmen with 72 off 115 balls. Zambia's bowling was up to scratch and bowled the right line and lengths which brought pressure on the batting side. Sharif Yousuf with 2/36 lead the way to the nail biting finish.
Botswana lost the toss to Ghana and was forced to bat. Opening batsmen, Shah Zaib Khan, who led from the front for Botswana, continued his good form from the previous day scoring 63 from 40 balls. The Botswana side put on a decent team performance to get them to 223 all out in 46.4 overs. Ghanaian, Isaac Aboagye put on a good bowling performance taking 4/42 in his ten overs which helped with reducing Botswana to their end total. Botswana's bowling attack was just far too strong for Ghana as they bowled Ghana out for just 59 runs. Botswana's bowlers all came to the party and showed success by winning by 155 runs.