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[Watch] Uganda's Wild Dance Celebration Goes Viral After Historic T20 World Cup Qualification

Jatin∙ Updated: Nov 30 2023, 7:21 PM | timer 2 Min Read

image-lpl8hhrcUganda scripted history by beating Rwanda 

In a significant feat, Uganda clinched their first-ever berth in the T20 World Cup 2024, ousting Rwanda in a decisive Africa region qualifier. 

This landmark victory not only propelled Uganda onto the world stage but also effectively sidelined Zimbabwe from the tournament, which is scheduled to take place in the West Indies and the USA.

Dance fever hits Uganda team after T20 World Cup qualification

The journey to this historic moment was marked by moments of sheer brilliance and immense determination. After the win, Uganda players basked in the glory of their victory with a dance that quickly became a symbol of their underdog spirit. 

The video of the Uganda players dancing went viral on social media in no time as fans lauded Uganda for their incredible character.

Meanwhile, as the competition approached its climax on Thursday, Uganda needed a for victory against Rwanda, a team yet to taste success in the tournament. 

Zimbabwe's fate hung in the balance, contingent on a Ugandan misstep and their own performance against Kenya. However, destiny had other plans. Rwanda's early wicket loss set a downward spiral, resulting in a paltry score of just 65 runs in just 18.5 overs.

Uganda's response was a masterclass in precision and calm, effortlessly chasing down the target with a commanding nine-wicket win in just 8.1 overs. 

Meanwhile, Zimbabwe, despite a heroic 82 off 48 balls by captain Sikandar Raza, couldn't shake off the shadows of their earlier loss to Uganda. Despite a 110-run win over Kenya, they found themselves eliminated from contention to qualify for the marquee event.