Lions peg back hasty Kanbis

Stray Lions Cricket Club ‘A’ may have bagged the 2021 Nairobi Provincial Cricket Association (NPCA) 50 – over Super League last weekend with a match to play but that did not stop them from asserting a run – away three wicket win over runners up Kanbis Sports Club ‘A’ this week. Opting to bat, skipperContinue reading “Lions peg back hasty Kanbis”

Patel bolsters Hawks to a fiery NCL tournament start

Rushabh Patel put on a man of the match 17 – ball 37 to help Eldoret Hawks cruise to a comfortable 4 – wicket win in their opening match of the Nairobi Cricket League T20 tournament currently underway at the Nairobi Gymkhana. Fresh from the Pearl of Africa T20 Series that wound up in UgandaContinue reading “Patel bolsters Hawks to a fiery NCL tournament start”

Ruaraka fans shocked by middle order crumble

Ruaraka Sports Club’s fans were treated to a familiar sight at home on Sunday when their first team Ruaraka Sports Club ‘A’ hosted leaders Stray Lions Sports Club ‘A’. After a strong foundation, wickets fell in a heap as one batsman after another perished. Chasing 267, it was deja vu as they went from 165Continue reading “Ruaraka fans shocked by middle order crumble”

Lions pull heist against Kanbis to go top!

Stray Lions Cricket Club ‘A’ scraped home in a thrilling finish against Kanbis Sports Club ‘A’ in Sunday’s clash of the Nairobi Provincial Cricket Association (NPCA) Super League at Peponi School. Tail-ender Gerald Mwendwa (17) shared a last-wicket stand of six runs with last man Hiren Varaiya, who made two not out, but was crucialContinue reading “Lions pull heist against Kanbis to go top!”

Stray ‘Lions’ successfully escape Swamis trap

In a contest of ordinary batting, Stray Lions Cricket Club ‘A’ had the extra bit of quality to successfully chase an under-par Swamibapa Cricket Club ‘A’ total at Peponi School. Swamibapa seemed to lack the enterprise and skill to handle Stray Lions’ bowling, but their bowlers and fielders were spirited in the defense, dragging theContinue reading “Stray ‘Lions’ successfully escape Swamis trap”

Stray Lions finally relinquish den to Sir Ali

Sandip Adole nearly became the fifth batter to be stranded in the 90s over the weekend but he was dismissed on 89 off 107 balls that propelled Sir Ali Muslim Club ‘A’ to their highest score of the 2021 Nairobi Provincial Cricket Association (NPCA) 50 – over League season – 8/249. The professional top orderContinue reading “Stray Lions finally relinquish den to Sir Ali”

Gymkhana set up but fall prey to Stray Lions in NPCA fixture

Stray Lions Cricket Club ‘A’ pulled off an unlikely 62 – run win in a low scoring fixture at Peponi School when they hosted bottom seeded Nairobi Gymkhana in the ongoing 2021 Nairobi Provincial Cricket Association (NPCA) 50 – over League. Confident in their batting abilities especially over their opponents, the hosts elected to batContinue reading “Gymkhana set up but fall prey to Stray Lions in NPCA fixture”