The Malawi Cricket national team has qualified for the African Cricket Association (ACA) T20 Africa cup finals despite losing their final fixture of the Southern Africa qualifiers against Botswana earlier today by 100 runs.
The result means Malawi has finished as runners up to Botswana and qualify for the ACA T20 Africa Cup which is scheduled to take place in September, 2023.
This is the second time for Malawi to qualify for the ACA T20 Africa Cup finals. In their maiden campaign the team lost in the semi-final against Tanzania and finished on fourth position behind winners Uganda, second placed Tanzania and third placed Kenya.
This year’s ACA Africa T20 Southern Africa Qualifiers started on Saturday 27 May and ended today. In the first match Malawi beat Eswatini in the opening match by 53 runs before beating Mozambique in the second match by 9 wickets and Malawi also beat Mauritius by 45 runs in the third match before falling to Botswana in the fourth and final match. All the matches were being played at Willowmoore park in Benoni, South Africa.
MNCS congratulates the Malawi Cricket national team for qualifying for the ACA T20 finals for a second time in row.