Cricket


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 »

Kenya XI and Oman match Nairobi Jafferys called off

18/05/17 - Kumar Selladore’s century went in vain as his side Singapore suffered a one-run loss at the hands of hosts...  read more »

Nelson Odhiambo bats against Malaysia in an earlier match. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

Obuya hits unbeaten 109, win decided on DL method

18/05/17 - Kenya XI cricket side registered their third successive win in the ongoing cricket series with a 41 runs win on...  read more »

Kenya Xi Nelson Odhiambo avoids a run out against Malaysia. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

Ansari rips Kenya Select batting order

15/05/17 - Munis Ansari completed a six-wicket haul to spearhead Oman to a comfortable seven-wicket victory over Kenya Select...  read more »

Former national team skipper Collins Obuya his long drought of an international century with a blistering ton against Oman as at Nairobi Gymkhana on Sunday afternoon.
Chasing 234, Obuya scored 11 bou

Blistering ton by Obuya steers Kenya XI win over Oman

14/05/17 - Former national team skipper Collins Obuya ended his long drought of an international century with a blistering...  read more »

Hiren Varaiya returns to the national team after nearly two years out. (SNA. File Photo)

Varaiya returns to the crease

12/05/17 - Former national team spinner Hiren Varaiya returns to the international scene after almost one and a half a year...  read more »

Kenya Cricket team to play against low-key Division three countries. (SNA. File Photo)

Kenya line up for 'build up' matches

09/05/17 - After a series whitewash in the hands of Uganda last month, Cricket Kenya will host Singapore, Malaysia and Oman...  read more »

Steve Tikolo who was rejected by Cricket Kenya at the instigation of national team players steered Uganda to a 4-0 whitewash of Kenya. (Photo Courtesy)

'Sacked' Tikolo steers Uganda to a 4-0 Kenya whitewash

23/04/17 - It's back to the proverbial drawing board for the national cricket team ahead of their ICC World Cricket League...  read more »

Roger Mukasa bats as Irfan Karim watches. (Photo Courtesy)

Unbeaten Shazad completes Kenya whitewash in Uganda

20/04/17 - Ukani Shazad scored an unbeaten half century as Uganda beat Kenya by six wickets to clinch the Kenya/Uganda series...  read more »

Collins Obuya and Dhiren Gondaria both scored half a century. (Photo Courtesy)

'Casual' Kenya lose to Uganda

18/04/17 - Chasing 200 runs, Kenya appeared to be strolling to their first win of the Uganda tour at 137 for 4 half way through...  read more »

Uganda played for only two overs before the rain stopped the second match against Kenya at Kyambogo University. (Photo Courtesy)

Umpires call off second match at Kyambogo University

16/04/17 - Rain played spoilsport as the second match of the Kenya cricket team tour of Uganda was abandoned at Kyambogo University...  read more »

Uganda celebrate the dismissal of Elijah Otieno. (Photo Courtesy)

Odoyo admits Kenya were ineffective against Uganda

16/04/17 - Kenya coach Thomas Odoyo has admitted poor execution resulted into the team's five-wickets loss in the opening...  read more »

Thomas Odoyo admitted Uganda were playing good cricket at the moment. (SNA. File Photo)

Uganda: We want a strong side

12/04/17 - Kenya have been requested to retain the squad that played against Nepal in the ICC World Cricket League Championship...  read more »

Swamibapa beat Stray Lions in two successive matches to win the Twenty20 title. (SNA. File Photo)

Swamibapa beat Stray Lions to retain Twenty20 title

19/03/17 - Swamibapa successfully defended the Nairobi Provincial Cricket Association Twenty20 title with a hard fought six...  read more »

Hiren Varaiya and AG Praveen delivered the win against Nairobi Gymkhana. They face Swamibapa in the final. (SNA. File Photo)

Praveen and Varaiya overcome Gymkhana

18/03/17 - An unbeaten seventh wicket stand between AG Praveen and Hiren Varaiya of Stray Lions delivered the maiden NPCA...  read more »

Abraham Vadada could not stabilize the top order against Swamibapa. (SNA. File Photo)

Stray Lions stalk Gymkhana for final slot

17/03/17 - Stray Lions have a second chance of qualifying for the 2017 NPCA Twenty20 final when they play against Nairobi...  read more »