Cricket


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 »

Stray Lions and Kanbis are two of the three unbeaten sides which are in action this weekend. (SNA. File Photo)

Unbeaten Kanbis and Swamibapa face off at Nairobi Jaffereys

23/09/17 - Unbeaten Kanbis and Swamibapa hope to continue their winning momentum when they face off in an NPCA Super league...  read more »

The World Cricket League Championship match between  Kenya and the Netherlands has been moved to East London, South Africa because of security concerns. (SNA. File Photo)

Kenya's WCL Championship matches moved to South Africa

18/09/17 - The long awaited two World Cricket League Championship matches between Kenya and the Netherlands has been moved...  read more »

Kanbis' Nahendra Patel bats against Shree Cutchi Leva Patel Samaj in an NPCA league match on Sunday. He scored half a century. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

Karim scores a century on return to NPCA action

18/09/17 - National cricket team wicketkeeper Irfan Karim returned to the Nairobi Provincial Cricket Association (NPCA) league...  read more »

The win by the young side consisting of only three players aged over 20 years earned Uganda a ticket to the ICC Women’s World T20 Global Qualifier. Photo Courtesy)

Uganda proceeds to ICC Women’s World T20 Global Qualifier

17/09/17 - After more than 14 years of waiting, an East African team will be represented at an International Cricket Council...  read more »

Sarah Bhakita bats against Namibia. She gave Queentor Aoko a fourth wicket stand that got the scores to 87 in 6.3 overs before being caught on 25 against Uganda. (Photo Courtesy ICC Cricket)

Classy batting by Nakisuuyi denies impressive Kenya a final berth

15/09/17 - The playoff match of the ongoing ICC Africa Women World Cup Qualifiers between Kenya and Uganda lived up to its...  read more »

Sarah Bhakita turned the innings around with match winning half century to lead Kenya to victory. (Photo Courtesy)

Bhakita comes to Kenya's rescue against Namibia

14/09/17 - It is not how you start but how you finish in Twenty 20 cricket. Kenya women team recovered from a dreadful start...  read more »

Poor batting came to haunt Kenya again in their match against Zimbabwe. They play Namibia next. (Photo Courtesy)

Zimbabwe punish poor batting by Kenya in ICC Women's Twenty20 qualifiers

12/09/17 - Another poor batting by the national women's cricket team saw them concede to Zimbabwe and stall their chance of...  read more »

Kenya blew their chances against Kwazulu Natal to miss the semi final of the Africa Twenty20 Cup. (SNA. File Photo).

Kwazulu Natal knock Kenya out of Africa Twenty20 Cup

11/09/17 - From 70 for 2 to 92 all-out. This was a summary of Kenya’s inning in their last group match of the 2017 Africa...  read more »

Poor batting by Kenya played into the hands of Uganda. (Photo Courtesy)

Uganda benefits from Kenya's reckless and unacceptable batting

11/09/17 - Kenya women cricket team captain Margaret Banja minced no words on Sunday as she dissected her side's performance...  read more »

Irfan Karim was dismissed on three but skipper Rakep Patel hit an unbeaten 72 which included six boundaries and four sixes. (SNA. File Photo)

Kenya puts one foot in second round of Africa Twenty20 Cup

10/09/17 - A second consecutive half century from skipper Rakep Patel guided Kenya to a dominant five-wicket win of the Africa...  read more »

A superb batting display from Sarah Bhakita helped seal the victory for the Kenyans with two wickets in hand. (SNA. File Photo)

Superb display by Bhakita helps Kenya win over Tanzania

09/09/17 - Kenya women's cricket team clinched a tense two-wickets win over Tanzania in the ICC Africa Women’s World...  read more »

Kenya rode on Rakep Patel's spectacular knock of 74 off 44 balls to win with 10 balls to spare against Free State. (SNA. File Photo)

Rakep quickfire halts Free State in Kimberley

08/09/17 - Skipper Rakep Patel hit a quickfire 74 to help Kenya pull off a four-wicket victory over Free State in their opening...  read more »

Kenya coach Lameck Onyango instructs players ahead of the qualifiers. (Photo Courtesy)

Another crack at ICC World Cup qualifiers

07/09/17 - The ICC World Cup qualifiers has always been a tough challenge for the Kenya women's team.In previous editions,...  read more »

Dhiren Gondaria is one of the players traveling to South Africa on Wednesday. (SNA. File Photo)

Third time lucky for Kenya in Africa T20 Cup?

06/09/17 - Kenya will be searching for the elusive knockout stage stage when they compete in their third successive Africa...  read more »

Edith Waithaka was the toast of Kenya’s batting with 2 for 13 in four overs. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

Bhakita and Abuga steer Kenya to win over Northern

03/09/17 - A fifth wicket stand of 31 runs between Sarah Bhakita and Veronica Abuga helped Kenya women's cricket team beat...  read more »

Selection of the national team comes under scrutiny as the team leaves for qualifier. (SNA. File Photo)

Last bowl for Belle?

01/09/17 - Mary Belle has been omitted by the national selectors from the national women cricket team that will take part...  read more »

Sarah Bhakita trains with the national team at the Sir Ali Muslim club in Nairobi.(Photo by Shiutterspeed)

Kenya lands South Africa tour invite ahead of ICC Twenty20 qualifiers

28/08/17 - The national team will compete in international tour ahead of the ICC Africa Women Twenty20 qualifiers set for...  read more »

Roger Mukasa of Stray Lions is one of the players named in the NPCA touring squad which will be captained by Maurice Ouma. (SNA. File Photo)

Ouma leads NPCA select to Vizzy tournament

23/08/17 - Former national cricket team skipper Maurice Ouma will lead a Nairobi Province Cricket Association (NPCA) Select...  read more »