Soroti City Cricket Club showcased an impressive display
of skill and determination on the field, clinching victory in both their
matches on 10th February 2024 in Division Two clashes. Led by rising star Ochen
Peter, Soroti City CC emerged triumphant against KC Buddo, marking a memorable
day for the team and their supporters.
In the morning encounter, Soroti City CC outclassed KC
Buddo, securing an emphatic 8-wicket victory. Despite a modest target set by KC
Buddo, Soroti City chased down the total comfortably, with Ochen Peter playing
a pivotal role in guiding his team to victory.
In a thrilling afternoon showdown, Soroti City CC faced
off against KC Buddo once again. Opting to bat first, Soroti City put up a
competitive total of 151/6, propelled by a scintillating innings from Ochen
Peter, who scored a remarkable 72 runs off just 23 balls. Despite a valiant
effort from KC Buddo in the chase, Soroti City's exceptional fielding and
bowling ensured a narrow 6-run victory, sealing their second win of the day.
Ochen Peter's stellar performance with the bat earned him
the player of the match award in the second game, highlighting his crucial role
in Soroti City CC's success. His return to his hometown club after representing
Jinja SS Cricket Club underscores his commitment to his roots and his
invaluable experience adds depth to the team's lineup.
With two consecutive victories under their belt, Soroti
City CC's confidence is riding high as they prepare for their upcoming
fixtures. The stage is set for an intense showdown as they face Avengers
Cricket Club in a highly anticipated clash at Lugogo Cricket Oval, with both
teams vying for the top spot in the league standings.