Lugogo — Money can buy you wealth but not happiness, like giant cricket side Tornado B got to learn over the weekend. Tornado B with a chunk of star players acquired over the recent transfer exercise left the pitch as woeful losers after they lost cricket's version of spot-kicks 2-0 to newly-founded Charity Cricket Club after both teams tied at 137 runs apiece.
Henry Muyanja - formerly of ACC and Makerere College's Abraham Aleema were pinpoint accurate during the bowl-out as Tornado B's much-hyped bowling arsenal missed the stumps by a mile.
Senior Presidential Adviser on Media and Public Relations John Nagenda offered a thank you cash token of Shs300,000 to youthful Charity C.C. Charity, a brainchild of sports promoter Jaz Karim under the United Kingdom- based Charity Trust Fund exhibited incomparable unity and true spirit of the game and it was befitting that the youthful side progressed to the quarters of the traditional annual season opener - Luswata Cup.
In Jinja, Sam Walusimbi's Wanderers outfit began life without their senior players with a comfortable 4-wicket win over JACC. New skipper Denis Musali (44) and U-19 star (11* & 4 wickets) spur Wanderers to victory.
Results - Luswata Cup
Tornado B & Charity tied at 137/10
Charity won the bowl-out 2-0
JACC 119/10 in 35 overs lost to
Wanderers 123/6 in 26.1 overs
Wanderers won by 4 wickets