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Marie Bimenyimana

Marie Bimenyimana
Personal information
Full name
Marie Diane Bimenyimana
Born (1996-11-30) 30 November 1996 (age 27)
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm medium
International information
National side
T20I debut (cap 1)26 January 2019 v Nigeria
Last T20I14 December 2023 v Namibia
Career statistics
Competition WT20I
Matches 60
Runs scored 626
Batting average 13.91
100s/50s 1/0
Top score 114*
Balls bowled 452
Wickets 21
Bowling average 15.61
5 wickets in innings 0
10 wickets in match 0
Best bowling 3/8
Catches/stumpings 16/–
Source: Cricinfo, 14 December 2023

Marie Bimenyimana (born 30 November 1996) is a Rwandan cricketer and the current captain of the Rwanda women's cricket team.[1] She made her Women's Twenty20 International (WT20I) debut for the Rwanda on 26 January 2019, against Nigeria, in the first WT20I match of Rwanda's tour of Nigeria.[2] It was the first WT20I match to be played by Rwanda.[3]

In May 2019, she was named in Rwanda's squad for the 2019 ICC Women's Qualifier Africa tournament in Zimbabwe.[4] In June 2019, she was named in Rwanda's squad for the 2019 Kwibuka Women's T20 Tournament in Rwanda. On 21 June 2019 she scored 114 not out against Mali, a score which was the first century for Rwanda Women in a WT20I match.[5] In May 2021, she was named in Rwanda's squad for the 2021 Kwibuka Women's T20 Tournament in Rwanda.[6] In August 2021, Bimenyimana replaced Sarah Uwera as the captain of the Rwandan team, ahead of the 2021 ICC Women's T20 World Cup Africa Qualifier tournament.[7] In June 2022 Bimenyimana was again selected to captain of the Rwandan team for the 2022 Kwibuka Women's T20 Tournament.[8] In March 2023 Bimenyimana also selected for team captain Rwanda for the 2023 Nigeria Invitational.[9]


References

  1. ^ "Marie Bimenyimana". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 9 June 2021.
  2. ^ "1st Match, Rwanda Women tour of Nigeria, Jan 26 2019". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 9 June 2021.
  3. ^ "Rwanda Women tour of Nigeria 2018/19 - Home". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 9 June 2021.
  4. ^ "Women set to take centre stage in Africa Qualifier". International Cricket Council. 5 May 2019. Retrieved 9 June 2021.
  5. ^ "7th Match, Rwanda, Jun 21 2019, Kwibuka Women's Twenty20 Tournament". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 9 June 2021.
  6. ^ "Global Game: Kwibuka T20 tournament kicks off in Rwanda". International Cricket Council. 7 June 2021. Retrieved 9 June 2021.
  7. ^ "Rwanda: Nhamburo Summons Squad for ICC World Cup Africa Qualifiers". All Africa. Retrieved 12 August 2021.
  8. ^ @RwandaCricket (June 6, 2022). "Rwanda team is ready! Here is the squad for the tournament" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  9. ^ "Nhamburo names squad for Nigeria Women T20 tourney". The New Times. Retrieved 20 March 2023.
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