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Kenya stun Uganda to qualify for U19 World Cup 2018.
Jul 08, 2017

The Kenyan bowling attack tore through Uganda dismissing them for a paltry 60 in 16.1 overs to set up the game for their batters.

With qualification coming down to net run rate, the Kenyans needed to chase the total down in 9 overs.

Needing 6.78 runs per over to win, the chase...

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Uganda make it four wins from four, Kenya still in the hunt.
Jul 06, 2017

Zephania Arinaitwe smashed a brilliant 139 as Uganda posted 330 for a second time on day 4 of the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2018, Africa Qualifier in Nairobi. Kenya defeated Ghana by 107 runs to remain on the heels of Uganda with 2 rounds remaining.

At Gymkhana Uganda won the toss and...

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Uganda remain unbeaten, Ghana down Botswana
Jul 05, 2017

Uganda beat hosts Kenya by 70 runs while Ghana were too strong for Botswana on day 3 of the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2018,

Africa Qualifier.

In overcast conditions at Lavington, captain Sachin Budhia won the toss and did not hesitate to bowl first. Uganda got off to a decent...

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Kenyan bowlers set up win, Uganda edge Ghana
Jul 03, 2017

Kenya and Uganda recorded consecutive victories while Ghana failed to capitalise on a good bowling performance on day 2 of the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2018, Africa Qualifier.

At Gymkhana, Botswana won the toss and chose to bat first against the hosts. They got off to a decent start but...

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Opening wins for Kenya and Uganda at the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2018, Africa Qualifie
Jul 02, 2017

Kenya and Uganda got off to a great start at the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2018, Africa Qualifier in Nairobi yesterday.

The Kenyans were made to work for their win against a spirited Ghanaian outfit while Uganda breezed past Botswana.

At Jaffrey Sports Club, Botswana won the toss...

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Cricket Kenya Chairperson Jackie Jonmohammed launches U19 Worldcup Qualifiers Tournament
Jun 30, 2017

Kenya will battle it out with Ghana, Uganda and Botswana for a slot in next year's ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup to be held in New Zealand. 

While officially announcing the commencement of the tournament which kicks off on 1st July in Nairobi, during a media...

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Under 19 National team named ahead of ICC U19 World Cup Qualifier
Jun 18, 2017

Kenya has named a 14-man team for the under 19 Africa Qualifier Division 1 slated for July 1 to 8 at Nairobi Gymkhana and Jafferys Sports Club in Nairobi.

The tournament, whose winner qualifies for the International Cricket Council U19 World Cup due in January 2018, in New...

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Kenya recaptures Kwibula title
Jun 12, 2017

Kenya national women's cricket team reclaimed the Kwibuka Cricket for Peace title when the curtains came down on the four-day annual tournament held at Kicukiro cricket oval in Kigali, Rwanda on Sunday afternoon.

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Kenya lay down marker as tournament favourites in Kigali opener
Jun 09, 2017

Kenya women brushed aside Uganda U23 women when they beat them by five wickets on the first day of the Kwibuka Cricket for Peace T20 tournament at the Kicukiro Oval on Thursday.

 

Uganda, who won the toss and elected to bat never got going in their innings thanks to well...

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Women squad for cricket for peace tournament announced
Jun 06, 2017

Kenya women's national cricket team leaves Nairobi tomorrow, June 7 for Kigali, Rwanda to play in the Kwibuka Cricket For Peace tournament.

The four-day event that commemorates the 1994 Rwanda Genocide is due on Thursday, June 8 to Sunday June 10, after which the Kenyan girls return...

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Regional U15 and U19 shows roll out this weekend.
Jun 02, 2017

Regional under 19 and under 15 boys' leagues throw off this weekend across three venues, Nairobi, Mombasa and Nakuru.

These age group events will run every weekend for the next six weeks starting June 3 to July 9. The U15 category will play T20, while U19 engage in...

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Hawks bask in glory as national ladies league curtains go down.
May 30, 2017

Rift Hawks are the 2017 national ladies champions after registering a season high score of 138 in defeating the fighting Rift Flamingos by 24 runs at the Starehe Boys Centre ground on...

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Obuya, Singh half centuries help Kenya cruise.
May 16, 2017

Half centuries from Collins Obuya (59) and Gurdeep Singh (54) aided Kenya XI secure a morale boosting 111 run win over Malaysia at the Nairobi Jafferys cricket ground on Monday, May 15.

Kenya XI started their innings brightly, racing to 60 off nine overs before...

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Obuya's ton secured opening win against Oman
May 15, 2017

Collins Obuya’s 122 ball 111 powered Kenya XI to a three-wicket win in the opening encounter against the visiting Oman at Nairobi Jafferys on Sunday.

Obuya conjured a patient century when wickets tumbled around him while keeping the scoreboard ticking and the run rate...

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Trials for Nairobi under-19 boys team selection concludes
May 08, 2017

The trials for this year’s Nairobi under-19 boys concluded at Simba Union Club. As many as 94 players had registered for the trials from which a total of 25 players were identified for inclusion into the initial training squad which will be boosted by those selected after the Mombasa...

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Nairobi trials a success despite testing weather
May 06, 2017

The Cricket Kenya Nairobi under-19 trial was successfully held at Simba Union Club, Nairobi on 6th May, 2017 despite wet weather in Kenya’s capital. 82 talented juniors participated in day one of the two-day trial process that concludes tomorrow at the same venue.

All...

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Ambiyo stars as Flamingos seek to defend National Ladies Championship
Apr 24, 2017

Ruth Ambiyo starred with both bat and ball as the defending champions Rift Flamingos got their campaign to the best possible start beating last year’s runners up Chania Sharks by 9 wickets in a one-sided encounter at the Starehe Boys Centre last Sunday.

Ambiyo who notched up 24 not...

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The National ladies championships to bowl off this weekend in Nairobi
Apr 19, 2017

Cricket Kenya will hold the annual national ladies championship tournament from 23rd April to 7th May 2017 at Starehe Boys Centre in Nairobi. 
The championship tournament will features four teams, namely; - Chania Sharks, Nairobi Eves, Rift Hawks and Rift Flamingos. The 20-over...

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Arya Primary School Nairobi boys and girls team achieve the double.
Mar 16, 2017

Arya primary School boys and girls team completed a double by wining the Nairobi County West zone Mini Cricket Tournament in both categories.West Zone held its first Mini Cricket tournament of 2017 on Saturday 11/3/2017 at the Highridge Primary School.A total of 7 schools participated in the...

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Bowlers, Patel script Kenya’s win in low scoring encounter
Mar 11, 2017

The Kenyan bowling unit restricted hosts Nepal to 112 for 8 before skipper Rakep Patel played a useful knock of 34 not out to steer Kenya to a 5-wicket victory in a rain affected fifth round ICC World Cricket League Championship match in Kirtipur Nepal.

The rains meant that only 38 overs...

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Kenya ride on Gondaria century to squeeze past Baroda
Mar 07, 2017

Kenya recorded their second win on the tour of India by beating Baroda Cricket Association XI by a solitary run at the Reliance Cricket Stadium in Vadodara.

Dhiren Gondaria starred with the bat thumping 118 off 109 balls which included 8 boundaries and 7 maximums to set up Kenya’s...

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Kenya heads to India for build up matches.
Feb 23, 2017

Kenya men’s national cricket team will tour India to play four build up games against Baroda Select sides between February 28 and March 9.

The team leaves Nairobi on Monday, February 27 afternoon for India, and thereafter leave India for Nepal on March 9.

The...

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Cricket Kenya contracts four women coaches
Feb 07, 2017

Four female coaches have been drafted by Cricket Kenya into its developmental program on a full-time basis.

The four, who are all Kenyan women’s national team players will be attached to various cricket teams in Nairobi and Nakuru. They will also offer assistance to the...

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Cricket Kenya University league 2016/17 resumed after the festive break.
Feb 01, 2017

The Co-Operative University will host Kenyatta University for the Kenya University Sports Association- Nairobi Conference cricket league at the Sir Ali Muslim Club in Saturday February 4.

 

The 2016/2017 league resumed last weekend after the festive break at the Sir Ali...

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Kenya cricket legend Maurice Odumbe has been appointed as Cricket Kenya's batting consultant.
Jan 25, 2017

Kenya cricket legend Maurice Odumbe has been appointed as Cricket Kenya's batting consultant for a period of three months.

Odumbe, stands out as one of the best batman of his generation will be engaged with all the national teams including senior men and women's sides, the men's 'A' side...

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Kenya ladies to participate in the UAE International Women’s T20 Cup
Dec 08, 2016

Kenya ladies will make their maiden tour outside the African continent when they visit United Arab Emirates to take part in the UAE International Women’s T20 Cup in Sharjah and Ajman from 12th to 20th December, 2016.

 The seven-team tournament will...

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Kenya to host Hong Kong for ICC world Cricket League Championship 2015-17
Oct 26, 2016

Cricket Kenya will on 18th and 20th of November this year host Hong Kong in a 50 Overs match at the Nairobi Gymkhana.

Through joint efforts of the Kenyan Government, the International Cricket Council (ICC) was impressed with the assurance from the Government and the...

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Chekombero Pri School won Inaugural Vihiga County Primary Schools,Mini Cricket tournament
Sep 19, 2016

Kidundu Stadium in Mbale township, Vihiga County, was a beehive activity on Saturday 10th Sept 2016.
A well pruned grass cover of Kidundu Stadium was the venue for the tournament where 5 primary Schools namely,Chekombero Pri  School boys and Girls team,Emuhaya Pri School boys and and...

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Obanda produced a heroic closing over to bat Kenya to a one-wicket victory over South Western Districts in Africa Cup T20 2016.
Sep 17, 2016

Alex Obanda produced a heroic closing over to bat Kenya to a one-wicket victory over South Western Districts in the afternoon Pool B match of the Africa T20 Cup at the Oudtshoorn Recreation Ground on Saturday.

Kenya needed 18 runs to win off the final six balls after Dane Paterson...

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Klaasen 76 sets up win for Northerns in Pool B opening game against Kenya
Sep 16, 2016

Klaasen 76 sets up win for Northerns in Pool B opening game against Kenya

 

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