Uganda beats Kenya to clinch Global Qualifier spot

Uganda beat Kenya by 6 wickets (DLS method) in the final match of the ICC Africa T20 Regional Final to emerge top and book the lone spot to the 2022 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Global Qualifier in May next year. With the win, Uganda ended the tournament with just the loss to Kenya inContinue reading “Uganda beats Kenya to clinch Global Qualifier spot”

Patel, Karim help Kenya maul Nigeria

Irfan Karim stood tall with a gritty half ton, helping Kenya recover from a lull in the middle to beat Nigeria by 60 runs, leaving all to play for in the afternoon match against Uganda in the ongoing ICC Africa T20 Regional Final at the IPRC Oval, Kigali. The lanky wicket keeper finished unbeaten onContinue reading “Patel, Karim help Kenya maul Nigeria”

Jasani helps bristling Tanzania humiliate Kenya

Arshan Jasani was left just ten runs short of a T20i maiden ton but that did not stop Tanzania from handing Kenya a 49 – run humiliating defeat in their second match of the ongoing ICC Africa T20 Regional Final at the IPRC Kicukiro Oval in Kigali, Rwanda. Jasani accumulated seven boundaries and four maximumsContinue reading “Jasani helps bristling Tanzania humiliate Kenya”

Kenya snick Uganda in ICC Regional opener

Kenya snared a one – run win over arch nemesis and neighbours Uganda in their opening tie of the ICC Africa Men’s T20 Regional Final at the IPRC Kicukiro Oval in Kigali, Rwanda. Needing 162 runs for victory, Uganda started off in the most bizarre form, losing 4/4 in three overs courtesy of the speedsterContinue reading “Kenya snick Uganda in ICC Regional opener”

Patel back as Kenya names Africa Regional Final squad

The Government appointed Cricket Kenya Normalisation Committee’s Selectors’ Panel has announced the Kenyan squad to the 2021 Men’s T20 World Cup Africa Qualifier – Regional Final to be held in Kigali, Rwanda from 15th – 21st November 2021. Shem Ngoche will once again captain the team after a mixed – results campaign in Uganda lastContinue reading “Patel back as Kenya names Africa Regional Final squad”

Cricket Kenya’s Lost Generations: The Asirigwas

It’s a sunny morning at the Nairobi Gymkhana as one of the Starfield Sports Limited Academy’s Cricket teams prepares to take on their Swamibapa Sports Club counterparts. I spot one of the Asirigwa brothers, (not sure which one between Brian and Protus) tagging along some of the Starfield players who have just wound up theirContinue reading “Cricket Kenya’s Lost Generations: The Asirigwas”

Nsubuga back for Uganda’s Africa T20 clash

Prolific off – spinning all – rounder Frank Nsubuga makes it back to the squad after being dropped for the limited overs’ series against Kenya and Nigeria in September. Deus Muhumuza will continue as captain of the Uganda Cricket Cranes team that jets off on Wednesday night to Kigali, Rwanda for the 2021 ICC Men’sContinue reading “Nsubuga back for Uganda’s Africa T20 clash”

Karim leads Kenya to third series’ win

Irfan Karim led yet another batting masterpiece to help Kenya defeat Nigeria by 59 runs at Entebbe Oval, Uganda, in the ongoing Pearl of Africa T20 Series. At a time when Kenya were restricted to almost a run-a-ball, Karim squeezed out five boundaries and put away one maximum over fine leg to account for 58Continue reading “Karim leads Kenya to third series’ win”

Gurdeep stars as Kenya outclass Nigeria

Kenya made it two out of two in the Pearl of Africa T20I series when they beat Nigeria by 8 wickets to bowl off the second day of the competition at Entebbe Oval, spurred on by Gurdeep Bhagat’s all round bat and ball performance. Cricket Kenya’s Coach David Obuya says that Nigeria didn’t make thingsContinue reading “Gurdeep stars as Kenya outclass Nigeria”

Kenya victorious in series opener with Karim’s top knock

Coach David Obuya backed Irfan Karim for a spirited performance that earned Kenya a 22 –run win against Uganda in their opening match of the Pearl of Africa T20 series at Entebbe Oval in Uganda after the first match was washed out. Irfan Karim was in blistering form for the visitors, warming up quicker thanContinue reading “Kenya victorious in series opener with Karim’s top knock”