Rwanda national cricket team
|ICC status||Affiliate member (2003)|
|March 21, 2004 vs Mozambique at Willowmoore Park, Benoni|
|As of September 8, 2014|
The Rwandan cricket team is the team that represents the country of Rwanda in international cricket matches. They became an affiliate member of the International Cricket Council in 2003. Their international debut came in the African Affiliates Championship in 2004, where they finished seventh. In 2006 they competed in Division Three of the African region of the World Cricket League, improving their performance and finishing in sixth. They will remain in Division Three in 2008.
Rwanda has a junior U-17 team participating in the East Africa Regional U-17 Tournament. In their first match in the 2008 version of the tournament the team lost to Uganda by 10 wickets. Schoolboy cricketers bat their way to a place in the Commonwealth.
In 2016 captain Eric Dusingizimana set a world record for the longest individual net session in an attempt to raise funds for the construction of a new cricket stadium. Amongst the bowlers was former British Prime Minister Tony Blair.
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