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South Africa bat Kenya 19s out of opening World Cup contest
Jan 14, 2018

Kenya conceded 341 for seven to South Africa Under-19s before going down by a margin of 169 runs in their opening Group A encounter at Lincoln Green ground in Christchurch, New Zealand on Sunday 14th January.

The total was anchored by SA captain Raynard van Tonder who scored 143 off 121...

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Kenya U19s fall to Canada in opening warm up match in Christchurch
Jan 09, 2018

The Kenya National Under-19 Cricket team on Tuesday lost its first warm-up match against fellow Associates Canada by eight wickets at Hagley Park, Oval 4, in Christchurch, New Zealand. 

Kenya claimed the toss and opted to bat against the Canadians that they had overcome in their...

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Kenya U19 team to the World Cup flagged off
Dec 25, 2017

The Kenya under-19 Men’s cricket team to the 2018 ICC U19 Cricket World Cup in New Zealand was flagged off on Saturday, 23rd December, 2017 at State House Nairobi by President Uhuru Kenyatta.

The president while flagging off the team pledged to support the cricket...

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Kenya name squad for upcoming ICC U19 Cricket World Cup
Dec 18, 2017

Kenya has named a 15-man team for the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup slated for January 6 to February 4, 2018 in Christchurch, New Zealand.

16 teams are participating in this next year’s championship where Kenya are making their return to the...

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Scotland loss condemns Kenya to division 2 qualifier
Dec 06, 2017

Kenya will have to use the alternative route to the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup by competing first in the ICC World Cricket League Division 2 in Namibia in February prior to the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifiers in Zimbabwe in March after they lost to Scotland by eight wickets at the Dubai...

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Bundi's five-for sets up Kenya’s win over battling USA
Dec 04, 2017

Emmanuel Bundi took his second five-wicket haul since October’s Africa T20 Cup in South Africa as Kenya beat United States of America (USA) by four wickets at Zayed Cricket Stadium in the ICC World Cricket League Championship warm-up match on Saturday.

Bundi took advantage of a...

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Kenya u19 men lift Gahanga plate event
Nov 05, 2017

Kenya under-19 men claimed the Gahanga cricket builds hope plate event trophy after defeating Coutts XI by 8 wickets at the Gahanga Cricket Stadium in Kigali, Rwanda.

The u19s won the toss and opted to send in their opponents whom they easily dismissed for 84 runs in exactly 20 overs....

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Gondaria, Obuya half centuries keep Kenya in the hunt
Oct 09, 2017

Half-centuries from Dhiren Gondaria (69) and Collins Obuya (56) ensured that Kenya stays in the hunt with a two-wicket win over Netherlands at Buffalo Park, East London, South Africa.

Kenya currently placed fourth with 12 points – the final direct qualification berth has swapped...

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Kenya off to South Africa to face the Dutch in East London
Oct 01, 2017

The Kenya National Cricket team left the country on Friday for South Africa to participate in the 6th round of the ICC World Cricket League Championship matches against Netherlands scheduled to be held on 6th and 8th October, 2017 at the Buffalo Park Cricket...

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Aoko impressive display condemns UKAF to second loss of the series
Sep 27, 2017

Queentor Aoko produced a gem of an inning to help Kenya women secure yet another victory over the visiting UK Armed Forces women team by 72 runs at Sikh Union Club in Nairobi on Tuesday.

Aoko’s 99-ball 98 was perfectly delivered on a day when Kenya women looked short of batters...

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Banja, Juma blitz disarm visiting Brits
Sep 26, 2017

A captain’s inning from Margaret Banja (33) and a late onslaught by the returning Sharon Juma (32) proved enough for Kenya women to beat the visiting United Kingdom Armed Forces (UKAF)...

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UK Armed Forces Ladies cricket team visiting Kenya.
Sep 25, 2017

Organised by Opening Boundaries, the UK Armed Forces Ladies cricket team have arrived in Kenya to participate in a tour to support Women in Sport and assist in delivering their “Bowling Out Domestic Violence” campaign.

Over the course of the tour, the team will be playing...

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Bhakita to the rescue as Kenya down Namibia to book qualifier berth
Sep 13, 2017

Sarah Bhakita blustery inning of 61 lifted Kenya women from a wobbly position of 35 for six to post 117 for nine in the ongoing ICC Women World Twenty20 Africa Qualifiers in Windhoek Namibia.

The host nation won the toss to put Kenya in and broke quite early when...

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Patel’s sparkling form continues as Kenya make it two in a row
Sep 10, 2017

Rakep Patel’s continued with his sparkling form to lift Kenya to their second win and a top the group C table – another first for the East African side, in the ongoing Africa T20 Cup at the Diamond Oval in Kimberley.

With just a single fixture remaining...

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Patel summoned a measured half-century to give Kenya its opening win in Africa T20 Cup.
Sep 09, 2017

A hale and hearty stand between Rakep Patel and Collins Obuya helped Kenya win its opening fixture of the...

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Kenya women squeeze past Tanzania in a tense World Cup qualifier in Namibia
Sep 09, 2017

Kenya registered a narrow win for confidence as they silenced a stubborn Tanzanian outfit in a hotly contested encounter at the Wanderers Cricket Club, in Windhoek.

Kenya claimed the toss and sent Tanzania in to bat and had them in control almost throughout their inning only for the...

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Kenya ladies seek T20 World Cup lift-off in the African qualifiers
Sep 08, 2017

Kenya has named a 14-woman team for the ICC Africa Women World Twenty20 Qualifiers slated for September 8 to 17, 2017 at Wanderers and Affies Park in Windhoek, Namibia.

The tournament, whose winner qualifies for the...

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Kenya to face Free State in Group C Africa T20 opener in Kimberley
Sep 08, 2017

The Kenya National Cricket team is in Kimberley, South Africa to take part in the 2017 edition of the Africa T20 Cup.

 

Thomas Odoyo’s charges begin their campaign Friday September 8, against Free State at the Diamond oval in Kimberley at 13:45 local time. They then...

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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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