Cricket


Irfan Karim, the national team wicket keeper could be replaced by Rushabh Patel in the event of he is unable to play according to the selectors. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

Koech retained by selectors for his ability to field?

20/11/17 - Cricket Kenya selectors, in a surprising move have retained youngster Peter Koech in the national cricket team...  read more »

Alex Obanda bats against Kanbis Ajay Vachetta in a previous match. He hit six boundaries and a six scoring 63 from 81 balls with a variety of strokes. (SNA: File Photo)

Swamibapa halt Kanbis' unbeaten run at Eastleigh School

20/11/17 - After seeing their lead at the top brought to an end without playing any match, the last thing that Kanbis would...  read more »

Kanbis and Stray Lions are the two contenders for the NPCA Super League. (SNA. File Photo)

Kanbis' bumpy ride to NPCA Super League

17/11/17 - Persistent rains that have been witnessed in Nairobi for the last one month have suddenly made Kanbis’ ride...  read more »

Stray Lions moved closer to retaining the NPCA Super League title after beating Swamibapa by five wickets at Peponi School. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

Stray Lions inch closer to retaining NPCA title

13/11/17 - Defending champions Stray Lions inched closer to retaining the Nairobi Provincial Cricket Association (NPCA) super...  read more »

Will the rain relent for cricket?

09/11/17 - The big question ahead of this weekend’s NPCA Super League action is weather the rain gods will be kind enough...  read more »

Hiren Varaiya Varaiya might have failed with the toss but when he took the ball he made all the difference in securing the top spot. (SNA. File Photo)

Swamibapa, Stray Lions beat bad weather and opponents

06/11/17 - Swamibapa and Stray Lions successfully beat bad weather to claim vital victories over Sikh Union Nairobi and Ruaraka...  read more »

Nairobi Gymkhana's inconsistent batting could come under scrutiny when they face Kanbis in an NPCA League return match. (SNA. Fine Photo)

Kanbis face Nairobi Gymkhana in a tricky NPCA League match

03/11/17 - Of all the bottom six teams in the Nairobi Provincial Cricket Association (NPCA) Super league, it’s only...  read more »

Irfan Karim led Swamibapa to the final total of 286 with 80 runs. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

NPCA yet to adopt Duckworth/Lewis Method

30/10/17 - A few years ago, a number of cricket matches were washed out because of rain.Rains which came down when matches...  read more »

Alex Obanda's hundred was the second fastest in the 2017 season after last weekend’s 40 ball 106 as Kanbis beat Sir Ali. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

Obanda century crushes Obuya Academy

23/10/17 - Alex Obanda's breathtaking 56-ball century led Swamibapa to a crushing 111-run victory over hosts Obuya Academy...  read more »

Collins Obuya of Stray Lions plays a shot with Swamibapa Wicketkeeper Maurice Ouma keeping a close watch. He scored  62 including two sixes and a four.  (Photo by Shutterspeed)

All batsmen dismissed 'caught' in historic match

16/10/17 - History was made on Sunday in the NPCA Super League match between defending champions Stray Lions and Swamibapa...  read more »

Batting will be one of the key areas of concern when Stray Lions and Swamibapa face off in a NPCA league match. (SNA. File Photo)

Can Swamibapa turn tables on Stray Lions?

13/10/17 - Swamibapa host Stray Lions at Nairobi Jafferys in a top NPCA Super League match on Sunday.Stray Lions outplayed...  read more »

David Obuya of Obuya Academy who scored 31 (not out) bats against Sir. Ali Muslim Sports Club. (Photo by Shutterspeed).

Obuya Academy win second match by beating Sir. Ali Muslim Club

09/10/17 - New kids on the block, Obuya Academy defeated fellow promoted side Sir Ali Muslim Club by eight wickets to achieve...  read more »

Shem Obado took four wickets against the Netherlands. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

Kenya beat Netherlands, revive qualification chances

08/10/17 - Kenya bounced back from their opening loss of their ICC World Cricket League Championship (WCLC) encounters with...  read more »

Nelson Odhiambo in a previous match against Malaysia. He picked one wicket against the Netherlands. (SNA. File Photo)

Netherlands beat Kenya by six wickets

07/10/17 - Kenya chances of qualifying to the ICC World Cup Qualifiers received a major blow on Friday when they went down...  read more »

Rakep Patel, the Kenya captain is aware of the formidable opposition but remains optimistic and looks for increased intensity. (SNA. File Photo)

Kenya aims for a top four finish in qualifier

05/10/17 - Kenya captain Rakep Patel is confident there is still a lot to play for when they face the Netherlands in  two...  read more »

Rakep Patel, the Kenya captain has identified collapse as a key area of improvement before facing the Netherlands. (SNA. File Photo)

Rakep: Kenya must address collapse

03/10/17 - Kenya must address their tendency to collapse before taking on Netherlands in an ICC World Cricket League Championship...  read more »

Simba Union's Tarandeep Singh bowls watched by Umpire Asgar Ali. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

Stray Lions maul Sir Ali Muslim Club despite Malik's maiden century

02/10/17 - Hamza Malik’s maiden century in three seasons was not enough for Sir Ali Muslim Club who lost by 80 runs...  read more »

League leaders Kanbis are not worried about the absence of their national team players who are in South Africa. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

Top contenders for NPCA League to miss national team players

30/09/17 - With top contenders Kanbis, Stray Lions and Swamibapa missing their top players ahead of this Sunday’s NPCA...  read more »

Narendra Kalyan bowls against Swamibapa. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

Brilliant century by Rakep Patel steers Kanbis to a win over Swamibapa

25/09/17 - Rakep Patel struck a brilliant century before the bowlers dished out a disciplined show as Kanbis beat Swamibapa...  read more »

NPCA suspends Sikh Union skipper Gurdeep Singh

24/09/17 - Gurdeep Singh, the Sikh Union, Nairobi skipper and all-rounder Abdul Rehman will miss their club’s next two...  read more »