Matome shines with bat and ball

Reason to smile: Matome had a good tournament PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Reason to smile: Matome had a good tournament PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

As women’s cricket gains traction, the national team continues to hold steady against well-established opponents. Bowling all-rounder, Goabilwe Matome is amongst a crop of emerging players who epitomises the growth of a sport, previously regarded as the preserve of the elite. Staff Writer MQONDISI DUBE chronicles the Molepolole-born star's cricket journey

As Botswana hosted the ICC T20 World Cup Africa Division 2 qualifier recently, two players, Shameelah Mosweu and Matome shone brightest among a talented crop.

The two were contenders for Botswana’s player of the tournament as they powered the hosts to the final round of Africa’s World Cup qualifiers scheduled for Uganda in December.

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Parents need to pay particular attention to their children to ensure they grow up in a healthy environment that supports their development and mental health. Healthy attachments between parents and children foster strong bonds, creating a solid foundation for future leaders.In many African cultures, there is a common perception that parents should use a stick to discipline naughty children. While disciplining children is important, it is equally...

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