Kenya have secured their place at the World Twenty20 Qualifier in July after beating Tanzania today in South Africa. Uganda put themselves back in the mix with a surprise win over Namibia.

Namibia batted first after winning the toss against Uganda, and an unbeaten innings of 43 from Sarel Burger led them to a total of 144-8 from their 20 overs. In a thrilling chase, Uganda just sneaked over the line, winning by two wickets with two balls to spare. S Ukani top scored for them with 30.

Kenya won the toss against Tanzania and chose to bowl first. Some tight bowling from the Kenyan attack restricted them to just 73-7 from their 20 overs. Kenya's reply started with them losing Narendra Patel and Morris Ouma early on, but they didn't lose another wicket, completing their 8 wicket win in 13.5 overs.

The other match of the day saw Botswana bat first after losing the toss against Ghana. They recovered from 53-7 to score 117-8 from their 20 overs. Ghana took their run chase into the final over, completing a four wicket win with four balls to spare.

The tournament will conclude tomorrow, with Namibia and Uganda both seeking the second place in the World Twenty20 Qualifier. They will take on Kenya and Ghana respectively. Tanzania and Botswana will play in the other match of the day.


Uganda beat Namibia by 2 wickets
Willowmoore Park, Benoni, 30 March
Namibia 144-8 (20 overs, S Burger 43*)
Uganda 147-8 (19.4 overs)

Kenya beat Tanzania by 8 wickets
Willowmoore Park, Benoni, 30 March
Tanzania 73-7 (20 overs)
Kenya 77-2 (13.5 overs, C Obuya 37*)

Ghana beat Botswana by 4 wickets
Willowmoore Park, Benoni, 30 March
Botswana 117-8 (20 overs, K Bagabena 3-19)
Ghana 118-6 (19.2 overs)