Cameroon’s teenage cricket star Maeva Douma takes women’s sport to greater heights

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Maeva Douma, Cameroon’s teenage cricket champion. Image gotten from the Cameroon Cricket Federation, used with their permission. Cameroon’s Maeva Douma, 16, made history in international cricket on Sept. 12, 2021 in Gaborone, Botswana, during the International Cricket Council (ICC) Women’s Twenty-20 (T-20) World Cup Africa qualifiers between her country and Uganda. Douma brilliantly dismissed four Ugandan batters, setting a new cricket record during her first appearance on the world stage. This was the first time that Douma picked a ball in an international game and it is fair to say she made …

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