Get ready for an intense showdown as Kenya (KEN) locks horns with Zimbabwe (ZIM) in the 19th match of the T20 World Cup Africa Region Qualifier 2023 at the United Cricket Club Ground in Windhoek. In head-to-head encounters, Zimbabwe has a slight advantage over Kenya. Both teams have exhibited commendable performances in this tournament, with Kenya securing victories in three out of five matches, similarly matched by Zimbabwe’s three wins out of five encounters.
Kenya’s previous clash saw them facing a 33-run defeat against Uganda. Kenya managed to restrict Uganda to 162 runs for the loss of 5 wickets in their 20 overs. However, Kenya faltered in their chase, being all out for 129 runs in 19 overs. The notable contributions for Kenya came from Collins Obuya, who scored 34 runs, Sachin Bhudia, who added 27 runs, and Vraj Patel claimed a crucial wicket.
Zimbabwe’s recent encounter witnessed them clinching a convincing six-wicket victory over Nigeria. Nigeria posted a total of 110 runs for the loss of eight wickets in their stipulated 20 overs. Zimbabwe efficiently chased down the target in just 14 overs, losing four wickets in the process. The standout performers for Zimbabwe were Sikandar Raza, amassing 65 runs while claiming two wickets, and Richard Ngarava, also grabbing two wickets.