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Cricket at the African Games

Cricket at the African Games
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event Cricket at the 2023 African Games
SportCricket
FoundedM: 2023
W: 2023
First season2023
No. of teamsM: 8
W: 8
Most recent
champion(s)
M:  Zimbabwe (1st title)
W:  Zimbabwe (1st title)
Most titlesM:  Zimbabwe (1 title)
W:  Zimbabwe (1 title)

The team sport of Cricket became a medal sport at the 2023 African Games.[1][2]

Summary

Men

Year Host Final Third place match
Winner Result Runner-up 3rd place Score 4th place
2023
details
Ghana
Accra
 Zimbabwe Emerging Zimbabwe Emerging won by 8 wickets
Scorecard
 Namibia  Uganda Uganda won by 106 runs
Scorecard
 Kenya

Women

Year Host Final Third place match
Winner Score Runner-up 3rd place Score 4th place
2023
details
Ghana
Accra
 Zimbabwe Match Tied (Zimbabwe won the Super Over)
Scorecard
 South Africa Emerging  Nigeria Nigeria won by 3 wickets
Scorecard
 Uganda

Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Zimbabwe (ZIM)2002
2 Namibia (NAM)0101
 South Africa (RSA)0101
4 Nigeria (NGR)0011
 Uganda (UGA)0011
Totals (5 entries)2226

Participating nations

Legend
  • GS — Group Stage

Men

Team Ghana
2023
Years
 Ghana GS 1
 Kenya 4th 1
 Namibia 2nd 1
 Nigeria GS 1
 University Sports South Africa GS 1
 Tanzania GS 1
 Uganda 3rd 1
 Zimbabwe Emerging 1st 1
Total 8

Women

Team Ghana
2023
Years
 Kenya GS 1
 Namibia GS 1
 Nigeria 3rd 1
 Rwanda GS 1
 South Africa Emerging 2nd 1
 Tanzania GS 1
 Uganda 4th 1
 Zimbabwe 1st 1
Total 8

References

  1. ^ "Cricket to make its African Games Debut in 2023". Emerging Cricket. 22 Feb 2022. Retrieved 22 Feb 2022.
  2. ^ "Cricket to feature in 2023 Africa Games". The Guardian. 22 Feb 2022. Retrieved 22 Feb 2022.
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