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Nigeria women's national cricket team

The Nigeria women's national cricket team represents the country of Nigeria in international women's cricket. The team is organised by the Nigeria Cricket Federation, which has been a member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) since 2002.

 Nigeria
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AssociationNigeria Cricket Federation
Personnel
CaptainSamantha Agazuma
International Cricket Council
ICC statusAssociate member (2002)
ICC regionAfrica
ICC Rankings Current [1] Best-ever
WT20I 42nd (3-Aug-2019) 36th (6-Feb-2019)
Women's international cricket
First internationalv  Kenya at Kampala; 16 Dec 2011
Women's Twenty20 Internationals
First WT20Iv  Rwanda at National Stadium, Abuja; 26 Jan 2019
Last WT20Iv  Rwanda at Gahanga International Cricket Stadium, Kigali; 7 September 2019
WT20Is Played Won/Lost
Total [2] 14 6/7
(1 tie, 0 no result)
This year [3] 14 6/7
(1 tie, 0 no result)
As of 7 September 2019

Nigeria made its international debut at the 2011 ICC Africa Women's T20 Tournament in Uganda.[4] The team lost their first game, against Kenya, by ten wickets,[5] but rebounded to win their next match, against Sierra Leone, by six wickets.[6] They lost their remaining three matches (against Namibia, Tanzania, and Uganda), however, finishing fifth out of six teams overall.[7] Nigeria has not yet played in another Africa-wide tournament, but in August 2015 appeared in an invitation tournament in Dar-es-Salaam, which featured the Tanzanian national team and a team from India's Mumbai Cricket Association.[8]

In April 2018, the ICC granted full Women's Twenty20 International (WT20I) status to all its members. Therefore, all Twenty20 matches played between Nigeria women and another international side after 1 July 2018 will be a full WT20I.[9] Nigeria made its Twenty20 International debut against Rwanda at Abuja on 26 January 2019. The teams played a five-game series with Nigeria winning by 3-2.[10]

Records and statisticsEdit

International Match Summary — Nigeria Women[11]

Last updated 7 September 2019
Playing Record
Format M W L T NR Inaugural Match
Twenty20 Internationals 14 6 7 1 0 26 January 2019

Twenty20 InternationalEdit

T20I record versus other nations[11]

Records complete to WT20I #755. Last updated 7 September 2019.

Opponent M W L T NR First match First win
ICC Full members
v   Zimbabwe 1 0 1 0 0 11 May 2019
ICC Associate members
v   Mozambique 1 1 0 0 0 6 May 2019 6 May 2019
v   Rwanda 11 5 5 1 0 26 January 2019 26 January 2019
v   Tanzania 1 0 1 0 0 8 May 2019

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ICC Rankings". International Cricket Council.
  2. ^ "WT20I matches - Team records". ESPNcricinfo.
  3. ^ "WT20I matches - 2019 Team records". ESPNcricinfo.
  4. ^ Other women's matches played by Nigeria – CricketArchive. Retrieved 20 March 2016.
  5. ^ Kenya Women v Nigeria Women, Pepsi ICC Africa Women's T20 Tournament 2011/12 – CricketArchive. Retrieved 20 March 2016.
  6. ^ Nigeria Women v Sierra Leone Women, Pepsi ICC Africa Women's T20 Tournament 2011/12 – CricketArchive. Retrieved 20 March 2016.
  7. ^ Table: Pepsi ICC Africa Women's T20 Tournament 2011/12 – CricketArchive. Retrieved 21 March 2016.
  8. ^ (18 August 2015). "Nigerian women beat hosts Tanzania at International Women’s Cricket Championship"Vanguard. Retrieved 20 March 2016.
  9. ^ "All T20I matches to get international status". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 26 April 2018.
  10. ^ http://www.espncricinfo.com/cricket/scores/series/19126/rwanda-w-in-nigeria-t20i-2018-19?type=others
  11. ^ a b "Records / Nigeria Women / Twenty20 Internationals / Result summary". ESPNcricinfo.
  12. ^ "Records / Nigeria Women / Women's Twenty20 Internationals / Highest totals". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 4 July 2019.
  13. ^ "Records / Nigeria Women / Women's Twenty20 Internationals / Top Scores". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 4 July 2019.
  14. ^ "Records / Nigeria Women / Women's Twenty20 Internationals / Best Bowling figures". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 4 July 2019.