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Rwanda vs Ghana 1st T20I 2021 Article

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Read the article of Rwanda vs Ghana 1st T20I 2021 - Ghana tour of Rwanda 5-match Twenty20 international series of the 1st T20I match played between Ghana and Rwanda at Gahanga International Cricket Stadium. Rwanda in 18th August 2021.

Martin Akayezu's historic 16-ball debut fifty sets up to Rwanda pulled off a their historic first-ever T20I win over Ghana by one-wicket and take a 1-0 lead in a tight-game of the first T20I.

Match Stats :
  • Martin Akayezu's hammered a 16-ball joint sixth fastest fifty in T20 internationals, jointly with Shai Hope.
  • Martin Akayezu became the first Rwanda batsman to score a fifty in T20 international cricket history.
  • Martin Akayezu also became the first Rwanda batsman to score a fifty on debut T20I match.
  • Amoluk Singh became the first Ghana batsman to score a fifty in T20 international cricket history.
  • Amoluk Singh also became the first Ghana batsman to score a fifty on debut T20I match.
  • Ghana's 164 was their highest score ever in T20 international, previous highest score was 113 against Uganda at Kampala in 2019.
  • James Vifah and Amoluk Singh set up the record first-wicket partnership for Ghana in T20 international and Ghana's highest any-wicket stand in T20Is, previously held by the unbeaten 37-run stand for the ninth-wicket between Kofi Bagabena and Godfred Bakiweyem against Nigeria at Kampala in 2019.

Ghana scored 164-5 in 20 overs with top scorer by Debutant Amoluk Singh - who hammered a 58 off 40-balls on his debut T20I match - including 9-fours & a six with strike rate of 144.

James Vifah struck 29 off 28-balls including 5-fours, Debutant Samson Awiah - who scored 22-runs on his debut T20I match and Obed Harvey 14.

Rwanda best bowler by Zappy Bimenyimana takes 2-wickets, Clinton Rubagumya, Yvan Mitari and Martin Akayezu each took one-wickets.

Rwanda chased 165-9 in 19.4 overs with top scorer by Martin Akayezu 51, Eric Dusingizimana blasted a 34 off 22-balls including 5-fours & a six with strike rate of 154.54 and Orchide Tuyisenge cracked a 23 off 10-balls included 3-fours & a six with strike-rate of 230.

Ghana best bowler by Godfred Bakiweyem picked up 3-wickets for 28-runs in 3.4-overs, Debutants Obed Harvey and Moses Anafie - who takes 2-wickets on their debut T20I matches.

Debutant Amoluk Singh - who took one-wicket on his debut T20I-match.

Martin Akayezu named Player of the match for power-hitting batting performance to smashed a 51 off 19-balls including 6-sixes and 3-fours with strike rate of 268.42.