King-maker: Obanda’s brace of tons wraps League victory for Stray Lions

It’s just two matches left for Stray Lions Cricket Club ‘A’ to close out the 2021 Nairobi Provincial Cricket Association (NPCA) 50 – over season but their opening batter Alex Obanda is seemingly just getting started. The stylish opening batter topped up his 130 – run knock against Sir Ali Muslim Club ‘A’ last weekContinue reading “King-maker: Obanda’s brace of tons wraps League victory for Stray Lions”

Sikh Union set for double duel as Gymkhana look to bounce back

The 2021 Nairobi Provincial Cricket Association (NPCA) 50 – over League picks up gears this weekend with matches scheduled to stretch through to Monday, 11th October due to the Utamaduni Day holiday. As is the norm, the long holiday also means that teams are set to miss key players set to be out of townContinue reading “Sikh Union set for double duel as Gymkhana look to bounce back”

Bullish Lions knock over Samaj to reign supreme

Stray Lions’ Cricket Club ‘A’ spin trio came to party on Sunday to decimate Shree Cutchi Leva Patel Samaj ‘A’s already slim batting order as the Nairobi Provincial Cricket Association (NPCA) Super League table toppers extended their reign by a 6 – wicket win. Skipper Hiren Varaiya led the left arm brigade alongside Shem NgocheContinue reading “Bullish Lions knock over Samaj to reign supreme”

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”

Sikh Union shocked with pitch behaviour

Sikh Union Sports Club ‘A’s opening batsman Himanshu Dixit was disappointed by the way his side crumbled against Stray Lions Sports Club ‘A’ on Sunday, finding themselves all out for 114 runs thanks to youngster Gerald Mwendwa’s mastery with the ball. The match at Peponi School saw Mwendwa take four wickets as the visitors wereContinue reading “Sikh Union shocked with pitch behaviour”

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”

Stray Lions out to snare points from Sir Ali to remain top

A see – sawing Sir Ali Muslim Club ‘A’ travel to Peponi School this weekend to take on Stray Lions Cricket Club ‘A’ who are perched at the top of the table in the Super League Division of the ongoing 2021 Nairobi Provincial Cricket Association (NPCA) 50 – over League. Stray Lions have lost toContinue reading “Stray Lions out to snare points from Sir Ali to remain top”

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”