Cricket


Lameck Onyango was impressed by Sikh Union, Nairobi's fighting spirit. (SNA. File Photo)

Gurdeep ton fails to salvage a win for Sikh Union against Swamibapa

31/07/17 - Swamibapa pulled off a tension-packed eight-run victory against hosts Sikh Union, Nairobi despite a fighting hundred...  read more »

Swamibapa in a previous match against Kanbis. They face Sikh Union on Sunday. (SNA. File Photo)

Swamibapa out to halt Sikh Union's momentum

29/07/17 - Gurdeep Singh’s team Sikh Union, Nairobi hope to halt Lameck Onyango’s Swamibapa's winning run when...  read more »

Rakep patel of Kanbis was one of the players who scored a century at the weekend in the NPCA League. (SNA. File Photo)

Rakep Patel cracks 200 as Kanbis overran Ruaraka Sports Club

25/07/17 - Six centuries were struck as the NPCA Super League action entered the third round in Nairobi on Sunday. National...  read more »

Nairobi Gymkhana got a timely wake up call after losing to Sikh Union. They have a daunting task against leaders Swamibapa. (SNA. File Photo)

Timely wake up call for Nairobi Gymkhana

21/07/17 - Karan Kaul, the Nairobi Gymkhana captain were given a timely wake-up call when they lost to Sikh Union in NPCA...  read more »

Fiery display by Luseno gives Sir Ali a win over Obuya Academy

17/07/17 - Sir Ali Muslim bowler, Alfred Luseno gave his side a winning comeback to the NPCA Super League by an impressive...  read more »

Dhiren Gondoria scored one of the three centuries for Kanbis against Obuya Academy. (SNA. File Photo)

Kanbis subdue Obuya Academy, Stray Lions roar past Sir Ali

10/07/17 - Debutants Obuya Academy received a welcome that they would want to forget quickly on the opening day of the 2017...  read more »

Kenya U19 are mobbed by fans after their historic win over Uganda to qualify for the world cup.(Photo by SNA correspondent)

U19 lads take Kenya back to the world cup

08/07/17 - Written off after a first round defeat and probably the huge wins that Uganda were registering in their last five...  read more »

08/07/17 - Obuya Cricket Academy will be the new kids on the block this season’s NPCA Super League set to bowl off on... 

Botswana were unable to tame a fierce bowling by Maxwell Ager. (Photo Courtesy)

Ager feels the wicket, Uganda for final dance

07/07/17 - As the ICC Africa under-19 World Cup qualifier reached the fifth round on Friday, Maxwell Ager was the only player...  read more »

Kenya bounce back from Uganda loss to beat Ghana

05/07/17 - Kenya under-19 cricket team on Wednesday bounced back from a stunning defeat by Uganda on Tuesday to beat Ghana...  read more »

Kenya who had beaten Botswana and Ghana came unstuck against a resilient Uganda who won by 69 runs to deny the hosts a possible return to the ICC under-19 World Cup. (Photo Courtesy)

Uganda deny Kenya a return to ICC under-19 World Cup

05/07/17 - For years Uganda have stood between Kenya’s quests for a return to the ICC under-19 World Cup.They have prevailed...  read more »

Dennis Musyoka bats against Botswana in a previous match. Batting could decide the result between Kenya and Uganda. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

Familiar cricket rivalry for Kenya and Uganda

03/07/17 - It's time for another fiercely contested rivalries to be renewed, once again. Another of the "not for the...  read more »

Kenya breeze past Botswana in second under-19 match. (Photo Courtesy)

Gandhi and Patel steer Kenya under-19 to win over Botswana

03/07/17 - Aman Ghandhi’s breezy half century, combined with excellent bowling from Yaksh Patel helped Kenya U19 beat...  read more »

Abisheikh Chidambaran ripped through the middle order. (Photo Courtesy)

Gandhi and Hirani half tons too heavy for Ghana

02/07/17 - Aman Gandhi and Ankit Hirani hit half centuries to lead Kenya under-19 cricket side to 82 runs victory over Ghana...  read more »

Kenya will be one of the teams competing for a ticket to the World under-19 championship. (SNA. File Photo)

World Cup under-19 championship ticket up for grabs

01/07/17 - Kenya has named a 14-man team for the under 19 Africa Qualifier Division 1 slated for July 1 to 8 at Nairobi Gymkhana...  read more »

Sylvia Kinyua top scored with 30 and received good support from skipper Margaret Banja . (SNA. File Photo)

School girls humiliate Kenya women's team in Kigali

10/06/17 - When squads of the four teams for the annual Kwibuka Cricket for Peace T20 tournament were announced, Kenya once...  read more »

Sarah Bhakita picked three wickets against Uganda under-23 in the Rwanda Peace Tournament. (SNA. File Photo)

Full-strength Kenya beat Uganda development side in Rwanda Peace tournament

08/06/17 - Kenya women's cricket team secured a five wickets win over Uganda under-23 side on the opening day of the 2017...  read more »

Margaret Banja has been named as captain of the national team for the Peace Tournament in Rwanda. (SNA. File Photo)

Kinyua recalled for Rwanda Peace tournament

06/06/17 - Former skipper Sylvia Kinyua has been recalled to the national team which has been invited to play at the fourth...  read more »

Thomas Odoyo was particularly encouraged and excited by the performance of the young players. (SNA. File Photo)

Odoyo encouraged and excited by young player's performance

23/05/17 - National cricket team head coach Thomas Odoyo said the recently-concluded cricket series between Kenyan sides,...  read more »

Dhiren Gondaria who was drafted in the team in place of injured Alex Obanda scored 76 from 48 balls. (SNA. File Photo)

Singapore in a thrilling tie against Kenya Select

22/05/17 - Singapore took two wickets in the last two balls of the final over to secure a thrilling tie against the hosts...  read more »